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Roundup July 15th – 19th

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Read today’s news from around the state and country. Each day in the Roundup we cover politics, always with a side of bold humor. We think politics should be fun, informative and encourage us all to take action. June 19th Both Of Nebraska’s Nuclear Reactors Ready To Retire: Analysis by the Vermont School of Law […]
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Citizens Push Energy Boards for Clean, Local Power

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Last month, OPPD held open houses to “engage customers on future projects.” But these open houses weren’t really a space for customers to get their opinions heard. Set up in a way that was geared more toward legitimizing the status quo than creating an open forum for ratepayers to tell OPPD what they would like […]
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Neal Obermeyer Cartoon: Fremont Days

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The latest cartoon from Neal Obermeyer is a twist on an ad promoting the upcoming John C. Fremont Days festival in Fremont, Nebraska. The city enacted a law designed to prevent undocumented immigrants from renting housing that was recently upheld by a federal appeals court. The law also “requires police to check the immigration status of anyone they arrest […]
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Roundup July 8th – 12th

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Read today’s news from around the state and country. Each day in the Roundup we cover politics, always with a side of bold humor. We think politics should be fun, informative and encourage us all to take action. July 12th Urge Kerry To Investigate KXL Conflict of Interest: As previously reported, Friends of the Earth […]
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Piling up Keystone XL’s Petcoke

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Remember that huge pile of petcoke — the extremely dirty tarsands byproduct that is burned similarly to coal — that’s currently parked on the banks of the Detroit River? In one year, Keystone XL would produce enough petcoke to fill the Great Pyramid of Giza. Over its projected lifetime, KXL would produce enough petcoke to […]
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Support York Citizens Anti-Tarsands Resolution: Vote is Tuesday

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Did you get a call from the Koch Brothers this weekend? We’ve heard reports from several of you that Americans for Prosperity–the front group backed by the oil billionaire brothers–was calling Nebraskans this weekend and urging them to come to the York County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday morning to speak IN FAVOR OF the Keystone […]
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Round up July 1st – 5th

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Read today’s news from around the state and country. Each day in the Roundup we cover politics, always with a side of bold humor. We think politics should be fun, informative and encourage us all to take action. July 5th Southern Leg of KXL To Carry Oil By Year’s End: While the State Department’s review is […]
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Grandmothers’ Apple Pie Brigade Goes Global

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The Grandmothers’ Apple Pie Brigade, a group of grandmothers and others concerned about providing a sustainable planet for future generations, will  announce on Tuesday, July 2 the creation of a new campaign aimed at connecting grandmothers and other like-minded people from across the country to support efforts for a sustainable planet for our children and […]
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