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TransCanada faces U.S. protests

HOUSTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Pipeline company TransCanada said it welcomed a Nebraska review of Keystone XL as demonstrators protested the project at the company's U.S. headquarters.

Report on Keystone XL flawed, group says

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A Nebraska report on the planned route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state is fundamentally flawed, an advocacy group said.

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AMR, US Airways merger clears hurdle ... Nebraska review OKs Keystone XL route ... Bank payouts expected ... Retailer Virgin France calls it quits ... News from United Press International.

Nebraska review OKs Keystone XL route

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A state of Nebraska review said the northern section of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline would have little effect on the environment.

Nebraska asked to wait on Keystone XL

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The governor of Nebraska should wait to make decisions on the Keystone XL pipeline route until a court issues a final ruling on state laws, an attorney said.

Feds may weigh in soon on Keystone XL

LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A preliminary decision on the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is expected from the U.S. State Department relatively soon, an official said.

325 square miles blackened in Neb., S.D.

HAY SPRINGS, Neb., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- All evacuation orders associated with three Nebraska panhandle fires have been canceled as the percentage of containment increased, officials said Monday.
Ron Paul falls short in Nebraska

Ron Paul falls short in Nebraska

OMAHA, July 16 (UPI) -- Only two of Nebraska's delegates to the Republican National Convention committed to Ron Paul, meaning he has no guaranteed speaking role at the gathering.

Nebraska court declines Keystone challenge

LINCOLN, Neb., June 1 (UPI) -- The top court in Nebraska declined to hear a challenge from three private land owners challenging the state's authority over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Nebraskans sue over oil pipeline law

Nebraskans sue over oil pipeline law

LINCOLN, Neb., May 24 (UPI) -- A law giving the governor of Nebraska the authority to approve oil pipelines passing through the state is illegal, three landowners say in a lawsuit.

Nebraska approves prenatal care for immigrants

LINCOLN, Neb., April 20 (UPI) -- Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman said he is worried a new law allowing prenatal care for undocumented immigrants will turn the state into a sanctuary for "illegals."

Nebraska passes Keystone XL measure

LINCOLN, Neb., April 12 (UPI) -- A bill passed by Nebraska states that TransCanada must pay for studies of the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline and gives route authority to the governor.

Nebraska takes step closer to Keystone XL

LINCOLN, Neb., April 6 (UPI) -- At least one public hearing is scheduled in Nebraska for the Keystone XL pipeline before a route is determined, a state proposal says.

Beef industry grounds slimy campaign

Public outcry over a meatpacking process intended to make ground beef cheaper, leaner and safer has put the U.S. beef industry on the defensive.
MICHELLE GROENKE, United Press International

Governors back spun beef product

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb., March 28 (UPI) -- A coalition of U.S. governors and state leaders is urging grocery stores and consumers to rethink their opposition to lean finely textured beef in hamburgers.
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David Eugene "Dave" Heineman (born May 12, 1948) is the 39th and current Governor of Nebraska. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Heineman lived in a variety of places in eastern Nebraska during his youth, eventually attending high school in Wahoo, Nebraska. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1970. He served five years in the U.S. Army, leaving with the rank of captain. He also graduated the Army Ranger training program.

Heineman served on the Fremont City Council from 1990 to 1994. He also served two terms as the Nebraska State Treasurer from 1994 to 2001, and was appointed the 37th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska on October 1, 2001. He was elected to his first full term as lieutenant governor in 2002. He is married to Sally Ganem, a former elementary school principal. They have one son.

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