NELIGH, Neb. (AP) - Organizers of next month's Keystone XL pipeline protest concert in Nebraska say the event is nearly sold out. Bold Nebraska says more than 6,500 tickets have been sold for the September 27th concert featuring Willie Nelson and Neil Young. The concert will be held on a farm near Neligh.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Alegent Creighton Health and the other Catholic Health Initiatives facilities in Nebraska and Iowa are getting a new name. CHI Health is being added to the names of hospitals and clinics already well-known in the area. Creighton University Medical Center will be called CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center.
GERING, Neb. (AP) - A Mitchell man has made a plea deal in a case stemming from a bomb scare in the Nebraska Panhandle town. Thirty-nine year-old Christopher Lopez pleaded no contest to an attempted threat to use or place a bomb. He was arrested on New Year's Eve after police say he ran from a vehicle where four cans of fuel had been tied together. The vehicle was parked behind the police station.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State Fair opens Friday in Grand Island. Fairgoers who visit the new Nebraska Building will be able to check out a 6,500-gallon aquarium, a shooting gallery and a hands-on exhibit about farming.
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