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Advocates push for more wind energy in Nebraska

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   LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Most of Nebraska's neighbors are national leaders in wind energy, and advocates say the state could easily join them. But as wind energy has grown in Nebraska, so has a fervent resistance from mostly rural landowners and lawmakers who view the turbines as noisy, heavily subsidized eyesores that lead to lower property values. Wind energy supporters say the fears are understandable but largely unfounded.

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