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Pillen, other governors ask for delay of new federal rule over U.S. waters

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 31, 2023
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Gov. Jim Pillen joined two dozen other state governors Tuesday asking President Joe Biden to delay a new rule defining the Waters of the United States.

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Legislature considers lowering minimum wage for teens, trainees

The Unicameral Update - Jan 31, 2023
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The Business and Labor Committee heard testimony Jan. 30 on a bill that would create a youth minimum wage and a training wage for certain new employees in Nebraska.

Corrections employee charged with sex assault

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 31, 2023
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Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a former employee of the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution on Monday and charged him with sexually assaulting a co-worker.

DEA: Nearly 4.7 million lethal doses of fentanyl seized in five states

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 24, 2023
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In 2022, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration seized nearly 4.7 million lethal doses of fentanyl in the five states of the Omaha division.

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