Chris Bowling is a reporter from Cincinnati, Ohio living and studying in Lincoln, Nebraska. Currently he's working for the Lincoln Journal-Star as a cops reporter but in the past he also reported for the Norfolk Daily News in Norfolk, Nebraska on the city council and general assignment beat.
Canadian tar sands oil will soon flow through Nebraska soil—only it will have to follow an unexpected path. In a 3-2 decision Monday morning, the Nebraska Public Service Commission approved an alternative route for TransCanada’s controversial and long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. The decision dismayed some who worry about land rights and the safety of resources like the Sandhills and the Ogallala Aquifer.
At Seven Springs Elementary, a positive outlook and a focus on achievementNEW PORT RICHEY — For years, Seven Springs Elementary School managed to stay off the lists. The state never found it to be a problem school. It also operated without major oversight from the Pasco County School District. That all changed in 2014, when Seven Springs got a D rating from the state. The year after that, the state named it to the Lowest 300 list for reading proficiency.
A motorcyclist was killed in Clearwater early Thursday morning in a crash involving an SUV, according to Clearwater police. Police say the unidentified motorcyclist was speeding eastbound on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard shortly after midnight when he struck an SUV that was turning west from S Hercules Avenue. All lanes at that intersection are closed, police said. Motorists can use Drew Street as an east-west alternate, and Keene or Belcher roads as a north-south route. This is a developing story.
Nebraska clears a path for Keystone XL, but opponents are calling it a victory, saying the approved alternate route will only cause more hurdles and setbacks for the controversial tar sands pipeline.
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Selecting a term
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Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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