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Nebraska

  1. 2020 elections
    Another Deep-Red State Votes to Expand MedicaidIn a fairly close vote, Missouri became the 38th state to sign on, even as Republicans try to cripple the Affordable Care Act.
  2. zoo story
    The Heartland Zoo Tragedy Everyone ForgotEveryone but Carson Vaughan, whose Zoo Nebraska chronicles a misbegotten zoo’s decline and its fatal consequences.
  3. Virginia Is Giving Obamacare a Huge — If Belated — WinDemocrats were able to wrangle a few GOP votes to expand Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of needy Virginians.
  4. Primary Roundup: Victories for Women and ProgressivesPennsylvania’s all-male congressional delegation will be a thing of the past. And Nebraskans made a surprise choice.
  5. Today’s Primary Preview: 3 Quiet States and Some Pennsylvania NoiseThe aftermath of re-redistricting in Pennsylvania’s House delegation is the highlight of four states’ primaries.
  6. crime and punishment
    Will Republicans Follow Nebraska and Give Up the Death Penalty?Nebraska just became the first red state in 40 years to ban capital punishment, a sign that conservative rationale against the practice may be taking hold.
  7. 66-Year-Old Nebraska Woman Sues All Gay PeopleThe seven-page handwritten lawsuit is titled Driskell v. Homosexuals.
  8. weed
    Lawsuit Filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma Seeks to Harsh Colorado’s Mellow Not cool, guys.
  9. ebola
    Another Ebola-Infected Doctor Arrives in Nebraska Dr. Martin Salia, a permanent resident of the United States, contracted the virus in Sierra Leone.
  10. talking about the weather
    Rare Twin Tornadoes Touch Down in NebraskaLeaving one person dead and 16 injured.
  11. stupid things
    Television Station Promotes Flight 370 News With Doctored Lost Poster Thanks, Don Lemon.
  12. Steve Martin Gives Nontraditional Endorsement to Bob KerreyWhile constructing a wad of paper.
  13. nuclear power
    Natural Disasters Affect Nuclear Plants in America, TooBecause Nebraska wasn’t busy enough dealing with flood waters.
  14. the downturnaround
    The Downturnaround Is Long NebraskaHugo Lindgren ponders heartland values, in his semi-regular digest of non-depressing economic news.