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Revealed: Tyson Foods dumps millions of pounds of toxic pollutants into US rivers and lakes
Nitrogen, phosphorus, chloride, oil and cyanide among the 371m lb of pollutants released by just 41 plants in five years

Nina Lakhani in Dakota City and Lexington, Nebraska. Graphics by Alvin Chang

30, Apr, 2024 @10:00 AM

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He led a strike at Kellogg’s. Now he’s aiming for a Nebraska Senate seat
Dan Osborn is challenging incumbent Deb Fischer in a ‘long shot’ bid to prove the state still has an ‘independent spirit’

Michael Sainato

29, Apr, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Far-right podcaster prompts Nebraska move to change electoral system
Charlie Kirk tweet leads to governor backing bill to end splitting of electoral college votes – potentially handing advantage to Trump

Martin Pengelly in Washington

03, Apr, 2024 @3:29 PM

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‘Hey, I grew that’: the Native American school that’s decolonizing foodways
In the Umoⁿhoⁿ Nation, teens learn about nutrition and build tribal sovereignty by farming for their school and community

Kate Nelson

07, Mar, 2024 @12:00 PM

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Retired US army colonel charged with sharing Ukraine secrets on dating site
David Franklin Slater is accused of illegally disclosing military information with person who called him ‘secret informant love’

Michael Sainato

05, Mar, 2024 @1:24 PM

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Blizzard conditions hit US northern plains and upper midwest
Freezing weather affecting more than a million people expected in parts of South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado

Edward Helmore

26, Dec, 2023 @7:26 PM

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Rightwing group pressures states to pass pro-Israel resolutions
The American Legislative Exchange Council is promoting a model resolution for state legislatures to support Israel’s Gaza offensive

Chris McGreal

20, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Nebraska governor’s remarks about Chinese reporter spark outrage
Yanqi Xu, 27, said she was ‘shocked’ by Jim Pillen’s comments and has since received support from other journalists

Gloria Oladipo

19, Oct, 2023 @10:00 PM

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How (and why) Nebraska drew 92,003 to watch women’s college volleyball
How did a volleyball team representing a public research university in a prairie state attract 92,003 fans to set a global attendance record for women’s sports?

Brady Oltmans in Lincoln, Nebraska

01, Sep, 2023 @8:00 AM

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US driver pulled over with huge African bull riding shotgun in car
Converted vehicle stopped in Nebraska with gigantic-horned Watusi bovine called Howdy Doody as passenger

Guardian staff

31, Aug, 2023 @12:06 PM

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‘Inhumane’: judge hears arguments about anti-migrant buoys in Rio Grande
Court to decide whether to remove them as Greg Abbott and other Republican governors defend militarization of border with Mexico

Michael Gonzalez in Eagle Pass, Texas, and agency

22, Aug, 2023 @8:30 PM

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‘The future of abortion is tenuous’: relief and fear in Iowa as ban blocked
Rights groups and their lawyers have challenged abortion bans in many states and some rulings have led to a gray areas in law

Mary Yang

20, Jul, 2023 @10:00 AM

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