Tag: Nebraska

Ebola Patient in Nebraska Dies

A U.S. resident who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone passed away at the Nebraska hospital where he was being treated. Dr. Martin Salia, 44, was airlifted out of Sierra Leone and arrived at the University of Nebraska Medical Center on Saturday. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that we share this news,” said Dr.…

US State Department delays review of Keystone pipeline

The U.S. State Department says it is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit. The review could push the decision about the controversial pipeline until after midterm elections in November. AP

4 dead, 18 injured in separate explosions in Nebraska, Oklahoma

Four people were killed, 18 injured in two separate explosions at industrial plants in Nebraska and Oklahoma on Monday, authorities said. Two people died and 17 were injured when animal feed plant collapsed and burst into flames in Omaha Nebraska at around 10 a.m. Six hours later, two more people died and a third was…

Storm Promises Messy, Dangerous Commute In Midwest

A major snow storm that shuttered airports in Missouri, stranded truckers in Illinois and buried parts of Kansas in knee-deep powder was promising a messy and possibly dangerous commute Friday morning as it crawled northeast. Wind gusts of 30 mph were expected to churn-up snow that fell overnight in southern Wisconsin, where forecasters were warning…