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Lawsuit challenges ATF’s seizures at Georgia man's business

ATLANTA — In April, dozens of federal agents swarmed Wayne Hawkins’ rural Carroll County home armed with a warrant to seize assets, shut down his business and gather evidence of something he claims he never sold: illegal firearm silencers. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms targeted Hawkins’ business,...
GEORGIA STATE
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Holdrege man ordered to Lincoln Regional Center for 90-day evaluation

HOLDREGE, Neb. (KSNB) - Manuel Gomez has been ordered to a 90-day evaluation at the Lincoln Regional Center. A Phelps County District Court Judge handed down the order to the 48-year-old late last week, where the court needed to determine if Gomez was a danger to himself or others by reason of mental illness or defect, and will remain so into the foreseeable future.
HOLDREGE, NE
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Long Island ER to reopen after resolving staffing shortages

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island emergency room will reopen Friday after resolving staffing shortages related to the state's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers. Mount Sinai South Nassau closed the Long Beach Emergency Department this week amid a state mandate requiring the suspension of unvaccinated staffers...
LONG BEACH, NY
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New library is a necessity, but some have concerns over location

HOLDREDGE, Neb. — While the Holdrege community knows a new library is necessary, there is some controversy regarding the potential location of the facility. As of now, the proposed location is at the south end of North Park. Tana Fye works on the library planning committee and said this is one of the better options.
HOLDREGE, NE
Kearney Hub

Elwood native, Oscar Stoll, relieved to come back home after war

ELWOOD — Oscar Stoll remembers the exact day he was inducted into the U.S. Army during World War II. Sitting at his neighbor’s kitchen table sipping a cup of hot coffee, Stoll easily recalled the many significant dates and places he served during the war. Stoll, 98, has few mementos...
ELWOOD, NE
Grand Island Independent

Holdrege agency buys building as space for 12-step recovery programs

HOLDREGE — Recent increases in construction prices forced a Holdrege nonprofit to reconsider its plans to build a support center for 12-step recovery programs. Instead of building new, the South Central Area Recovery board of directors purchased a building in downtown Holdrege in December 2020. This purchase decision is more cost-effective and provides more usable space.
HOLDREGE, NE
Kearney Hub

Phelps County Community Foundation's give2GROW Thursday

HOLDREGE — After making give2GROW a contactless event in 2020, give2GROW is returning as an in-person event just in time to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The Phelps County Community Foundation office will open at 8 a.m. Thursday for donors to contribute to their favorite Phelps County nonprofits. Enbridge is sponsoring breakfast in the morning, and Great Western Bank will be providing lunch. Later in the day, Lost Way Brewery will be in the office with the give2GROW beer “PhilanTropical” and some other brews.
PHELPS COUNTY, NE
Kearney Hub

Memorial dedication: Holdrege memorial has been more than two years in the making

HOLDREGE — A bitter, November wind didn’t stop hundreds of people from gathering Thursday for the dedication of the Holdrege Veterans Memorial. Gov. Pete Ricketts addressed the crowd during the event Thursday morning at Veterans Memorial Park. Ricketts traced the history of Veterans Day, dating back to 1919 when it was known as Armistice Day and 1938 when it was declared a national holiday. The holiday became known as Veterans Day in 1954 to recognize veterans of all wars, Ricketts said.
HOLDREGE, NE
Hastings Tribune

DA in Georgia mulling rarely used special grand jury for Trump probe

ATLANTA — Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is likely to impanel a special grand jury to support her probe of former President Donald Trump, a move that could aid prosecutors in what’s expected to be a complicated and drawn-out investigative process. A person with direct knowledge of the discussions...
GEORGIA STATE
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City of Arapahoe meets to discuss closure of local nursing home

ARAPAHOE, Neb. — To further address concerns and potential ideas for the future, the city of Arapahoe has called a community meeting in regards to the closure of its local nursing home. Last week, Benita Adams found out the assisted living facility her aunt is in is closing at the...
ARAPAHOE, NE
WOWT

City cleans up Omaha neighborhood eyesore

After a sunny and mild Tuesday changes are here! By Wednesday our next system makes an impact... Drizzle kicks off the day and rain chances increase in the afternoon and evening as an area of low pressure tracks in from the S and gradually moves NE. Highs fall a few more degrees into the mid-50s.
OMAHA, NE
WOWT

State making changes to deadly Wahoo intersection

After a sunny and mild Tuesday changes are here! By Wednesday our next system makes an impact... Drizzle kicks off the day and rain chances increase in the afternoon and evening as an area of low pressure tracks in from the S and gradually moves NE. Highs fall a few more degrees into the mid-50s.
WAHOO, NE
WOWT

Stair & railing hazards found in Omaha metro motel

After a sunny and mild Tuesday changes are here! By Wednesday our next system makes an impact... Drizzle kicks off the day and rain chances increase in the afternoon and evening as an area of low pressure tracks in from the S and gradually moves NE. Highs fall a few more degrees into the mid-50s.
OMAHA, NE