Nebraska Press Release
|04/24/2020 - 16:24||
AFCAP V increases field assistance
By David Ford, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Public Affairs / Published April 24, 2020.
|US Air Force|
|04/24/2020 - 13:57||
Medicaid expansion led to more insurance coverage and a higher rate of mammograms
Enhanced recovery is an improved, cost-effective approach for breast reconstruction ACS releases guidance to help health care facilities prepare for resuming elective surgery Safely resuming elective surgery as COVID-19 curve flattens: ACS, ASA, AORN, and AHA develop roadmap for readiness Scoring system empowers surgery departments to prioritize medically necessary operations A remote military medical team can offer insights to U.
|04/24/2020 - 11:40||
OOIDA Announces 2020 Scholarship Recipients
The OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship, which started in 1998, has awarded more than $350,000 to students who are the children, grandchildren or legal dependents of OOIDA members.
|04/23/2020 - 21:15||
Vermont Added to Innovative SNAP Online Pilot Program
This approval will allow the State to expedite the implementation of online purchasing with currently authorized SNAP online retailers with a target start date to be announced at a later time. Vermont’s SNAP participation is nearly 70,000 individuals, nearly 30,000 households, and totals nearly $100 million annually in federal funding. This announcement further demonstrates President Trump’s whole of America approach to fighting the coronavirus pandemic by ensuring those affected are fed.
|04/23/2020 - 20:39||
COVID-19 Prompts PETA Call for University of Nebraska Medical Center to Shut Down Animal Labs
Omaha, Neb. – Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, one University of Nebraska Medical Center experimenter has said that he “donated all culled mice to our local Raptor Rescue and Rehab” and that the “lab does this normally, but there definitely was a huge spike in quantity give[n] the pandemic”—which, combined with similar actions by other experimenters, likely resulted in the killing of hundreds or more animals.
|04/23/2020 - 19:11||
Hunting Seasons Proposals Presented at Online TFWC Meeting
The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission heard a preview of the 2020-21 and 2021-22 hunting and trapping seasons at its April meeting Friday. It was a virtual meeting held online due to the Covid-19 pandemic with commissioners and staff members participating remotely.
|04/23/2020 - 15:50||
Seven Nebraska School Districts Receive $200,000 to Help Purchase Buses to Lower Diesel Emissions
The funds are part of $11.5 million to replace 580 buses for 157 school bus fleets in 43 states and Puerto Rico, each of which will receive rebates through EPA's Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The new buses will reduce pollutants that are linked to health problems such as asthma and lung damage.
|04/23/2020 - 15:36||
Transportation Commission awards $5.3 million in contracts in April
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will install several variable speed limit signs along a 30-mile section of Interstate 80 in Sweetwater County.
|04/23/2020 - 15:35||
Physicians Honored for Outstanding Care of Patients Near the End of Life
In this period of global struggle as health care professionals are putting their lives on the line, we are pleased to honor five exemplary physicians who specialize in care of patients near the end of life. It seems particularly important to continue this tradition during the coronavirus pandemic.
|04/23/2020 - 15:08||
Capital High School students in Helena, Montana, recognized during online ceremony as Grand Prize winner of EPA See a Bloom, Give it Room high school video challenge
HELENA (April 23, 2020) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 Deputy Regional Administrator Deb Thomas recognized students and staff from Capital High School in Helena for winning the ‘See a Bloom, Give It Room’ High School Video Challenge.
|04/23/2020 - 10:47||
La procuradora general Moody busca ayuda para los propietarios de viviendas afectados por la COVID-19
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Como consecuencia de la pandemia de la COVID-19, la procuradora general Ashley Moody y una coalición bipartidista de 34 procuradores generales enviaron cartas a la Agencia Federal de Financiamiento para la Vivienda (FHFA, por su sigla en inglés) y al Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD, por su sigla en inglés) recomendando que se tomen ciertas medidas para ayudar a los propietarios de viviendas.
|04/23/2020 - 07:42||
Nebraska corn farmers to invest nearly $2.7 billion to plant 10.5 million acres
Corn planting season has begun in Nebraska, and farmers are expected to invest nearly $2.7 billion into this year’s crop.
|Nebraska Corn Board|
|04/23/2020 - 03:18||
ADM to Reduce Ethanol Grind in Response to Market Conditions
CHICAGO--( )-- Due to the challenging operating environment, ADM (NYSE: ADM) is currently managing ethanol production throughout its U.S. corn processing network to focus on cash flows and to divert corn grind to other products that are in higher demand, such as alcohol for hand sanitizer.
|04/22/2020 - 22:50||
Attorney General Ford Recommends Help for Homeowners Affected by COVID-19
Bipartisan coalition of attorneys general suggests actions to deal with unprecedented disruption to the mortgage market.
|04/22/2020 - 20:57||
AAPS News May 2020 Virus and Resistance
Until now, an essential tool has been missing from the toolbox of total control by a ruling class: quarantine and curfews, stated progressive journalist Harry Vox in a videotaped interview on Oct 21, 2014 (tinyurl.com/y7gpfq3y). This was at the time of the Ebola epidemic, which faded before an effective treatment or vaccine was found. Readers may recall the pushback against limited travel restrictions and quarantines, though Ebola is far more deadly and transmissible than today’s demon, COVID-19.
|04/22/2020 - 16:48||
Crowd Cow Commits to Carbon-Neutral Operations through Partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation
Crowd Cow will use verified carbon credits to offset emissions associated with all orders, from field to doorstep Lincoln, Neb.
|Arbor Day Foundation|
|04/22/2020 - 16:39||
Darrin E. Jones Named Executive Assistant Director of the Science and Technology Branch
Director Christopher Wray has named Darrin E. Jones as the executive assistant director of the Science and Technology Branch at FBI Headquarters in Washington. Mr. Jones most recently served as the assistant director of the Information Technology Infrastructure Division.
|04/22/2020 - 15:58||
The Badger Bounce Back Falls Flat
Dan O’Donnell tears apart the Evers Administration’s “Badger Bounce Back” plan as arbitrary, onerous, self-contradictory, and potentially unconstitutionally vague.
|04/22/2020 - 14:51||
Amazon, Walmart Enable SNAP Online Orders
BENTONVILLE, Ark.—In the wake of COVID-19, retailers across the world have been working hard to eliminate as much physical contact required by their associates and customers, and big-name suppliers are no exception. Not only have companies like Amazon and Walmart been working to secure contactless checkout, but they are considering ways to accommodate all forms of payment, including those provided by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
|04/22/2020 - 08:35||
Federal indictment charges four with conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A federal grand jury sitting in Charlotte returned yesterday a criminal indictment charging four individuals with federal charges for their involvement in a drug conspiracy trafficking methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina Andrew Murray and the Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Atlanta Field Division Robert J. Murphy.
|04/22/2020 - 05:37||
State Guidance Addresses Equity Implications of Distance Learning during COVID-19
Alexandria, VA—According to a new policy update from NASBE, nearly every state has issued guidance to help schools implement continuous learning for students and adapt to a variety of needs and circumstances amidst widespread school closures from COVID-19. State guidance addresses equity concerns and accessibility of instruction for all students, time spent in online learning, teacher resources and support, and services for students with disabilities.
|04/22/2020 - 02:08||
Land OLakes, Inc. turning on the Wi-Fi in rural communities
Land O’Lakes and its cooperative network are helping bridge the telehealth and educational digital divide during COVID-19; calling on state and federal policymakers to help with long-term solutions.
|04/22/2020 - 00:30||
Gov. Ricketts Extends Deadline for DYTI Grant Applications
Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the previous deadline for grant applications under the Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI) has been extended from May 15 to July 1, 2020.
|04/22/2020 - 00:15||
The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Is a Time for Reflection and Action
Even in the face of enormous challenges, we can do great things to secure a better future for birds and people.
|04/21/2020 - 16:45||
Arbor Day Foundation Announces 2020 Arbor Day Award Winners
Ahead of the 148th observance of Arbor Day, Foundation celebrates leaders of the charge to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees LINCOLN, Neb.
|Arbor Day Foundation|