Nebraska

Farmer amputates his leg
Amanda Kaser-Malousek via CNN
May 15, 2019 - 3:38 pm
By Andrea Diaz (CNN) — A farmer in Nebraska was just trying to transfer some corn from one place to another when he accidentally stepped into a hole, the hole happened to be a grain auger. Kurtis Kaser, 63, knew he had to act quick as his leg was getting pulled into the machine. "I didn't know what...
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An angel statuary graces a yard near Hansen Lake Friday, March 22, 2019, in Bellevue, Neb. Residents were allowed into the area for the first time since floodwaters overtook several homes.
Kent Sievers/Omaha World-Herald via AP
March 23, 2019 - 9:41 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even as floodwaters receded in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, experts warned Saturday that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the relief may only be temporary. Rainfall and some snowmelt spurred flooding in recent weeks that's blamed in three deaths so...
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Floodwaters surround buildings on the southwest side of Hamburg, Iowa, Sunday, March 17, 2019.
Ryan Soderlin/Omaha World-Herald via AP
March 19, 2019 - 6:55 am
By Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger...
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Pizza Hut expands beer delivery service
Pizza Hut
January 07, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Pizza Hut is leaning into its beer delivery service to get an edge over Domino's. The pizza chain announced on Monday that it is expanding its beer delivery program to 1,000 locations by the summer. Beer delivery will be up and running in nearly 300...
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This combination of undated photos provided by Brett Ratcliffe in December 2018 shows, from left, Gymnetis drogoni, Gymnetis rhaegali and Gymnetis viserioni beetles from South America.
Brett Ratcliffe via AP
December 30, 2018 - 8:38 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska entomologist has named three of his eight newest beetle discoveries after the dragons from the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and George R.R. Martin book series "A Song of Ice and Fire." University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Brett Ratcliffe named the new scarab...
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Dreamstime
December 29, 2018 - 9:17 pm
NEBRASKA (CBS) — An American doctor who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been taken to a Nebraska medical center for treatment, the medical center said Saturday. The doctor had been providing medical assistance in the central African country, where...
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KMTV Wrestling no longer just for the boys
KMTV
December 25, 2018 - 10:48 am
By Jon Kipper WEST POINT, Neb. (KMTV) -- In most Nebraska high schools, when you find girls in the wrestling room, they're either student managers, cheerleaders or scorekeepers, but at West Point-Beemer, they hit the mat. "I don't think a lot of girls see it as a girls sports, just because it's...
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From left, media witnesses Joe Duggan of the Omaha World-Herald, Chip Matthews of News Channel Nebraska, Brent Martin of Nebraska Radio Network and Grant Schulte of The Associated Press answer questions after the execution of Carey Dean Moore.
Gwyneth Roberts /Lincoln Journal Star via AP
August 14, 2018 - 4:07 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection. Carey Dean Moore, 60, was pronounced dead at 10:47 a.m. Moore had been...
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Working from Home
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May 30, 2018 - 3:02 pm
By Jeanne Sahadi (CNN Money) -- Working from home can be a dream for many. But for some, it can also mean a bigger tax bill. If you live in one state but work remotely for an employer based in another, you risk paying more tax than you would if you lived and worked in the same state. In a few cases...
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