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A Nebraska State Senator convinced his colleagues to vote against an anti-trans bill

State Senator John Fredrickson, Nebraska’s first out gay representative, gave a speech about the bill in opposition to it.

On Apr 17, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Disgusting’: GOP senator faces resignation calls after substituting Dem’s name into graphic book scene

'Pure aggression to read a rape scene out loud...'

On Mar 19, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

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Single mom fired from server job after posting video of maskless governor (updated)

People are now sending her donations.

On Nov 19, 2020 by Eilish O'Sullivan

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Nebraska man faces backlash for truck with obscenely racist ‘Trump 2020’ sign

“I’m not a racist. All lives matter.”

On Sep 7, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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Tinder gives scholarship to student forced out of sorority for profile pic

A Chi Omega T-shirt sparks backlash.

On Apr 18, 2016 by Nia Wesley

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Firefighters save 120-pound Great Dane that somehow got stuck up a tree

This was not kitty-in-a-tree phone call.

On Apr 11, 2016 by Josh Katzowitz

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Police officer filmed apparently punching Nebraska high school student

Police officials are investigating whether the officer's actions were warranted.

On Dec 17, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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The Taco Cannon is every bit as glorious as you’d expect

We want one ASAP.

On Apr 24, 2015 by Jam Kotenko

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More than 30,000 rally in support of discriminated gay teacher

Petition flooded with virtual signatures to keep a Nebraska high school teacher's job.

On Apr 8, 2015 by Melanie Price

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Nebraska man is building a ‘Star Trek’ warp drive in his garage

Make it so, Mr. Pares.

On Dec 30, 2014 by Mike Fenn

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A zoo is asking the Internet to name these adorable red panda cubs

We can't handle how cute these two nameless red panda babies are.

On Sep 28, 2014 by Aja Romano

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‘Cops’ crew member accidentally gunned down by actual cops

It's the first crew death since the show premiered in 1989.

On Aug 28, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Wanted ex-con posts ice bucket challenge video, gets arrested

Freeze, pal.

On Aug 25, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Kid scores ultimate power selfie with Warren Buffett, Paul McCartney

These three basically run Omaha.

On Jul 16, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Deadly double tornadoes touch down in terrifying storm-chase video

Not one but two examples of Mother Nature's wrath.

On Jun 17, 2014 by Mike Fenn