NEBRASKA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NEBRASKA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Nebraska Lt. Gov. Heidemann resigns office, ticket http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58393287-68/heidemann-office-nebraska-gov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58393287-68/heidemann-office-nebraska-gov.html.csp">Nebraska Lt. Gov. Heidemann resigns office, ticket</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRANT SCHULTE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T10:01:02.521-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lincoln, Neb. • Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann resigned from office and ended his candidacy Tuesday, one day after a judge granted a protection order to keep him away from his sister, who accused him of assault. Heidemann announced his resignation at the Capitol alongside Gov. Dave Heineman. The Elk Creek farmer also stepped down as the running mate of Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts. Heidemann said he disagrees with the statements made about him, but decided not to fight to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583932872014-09-09T10:01:02.521-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T10:01:02.521-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393287@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:01:02 MDT U.S. doctor infected with Ebola arrives in Nebraska http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58377762-68/sacra-ebola-hospital-infected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58377762-68/sacra-ebola-hospital-infected.html.csp">U.S. doctor infected with Ebola arrives in Nebraska</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARGERY A. BECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T18:31:26.037-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 06:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia — the third American aid worker sickened with the virus — arrived Friday at a Nebraska hospital for treatment. Officials at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha have said Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, will be treated at the hospital’s 10-bed special isolation unit, the largest of four such units in the U.S. Sacra, a doctor from suburban Boston who spent 15 years working at the Liberia hospital where he fell ill, felt compelled...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583777622014-09-05T18:31:26.037-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T18:31:26.037-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58377762@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:31:26 MDT Nebraska same-sex marriage ban unwavering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279018-68/nebraska-sex-marriage-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279018-68/nebraska-sex-marriage-state.html.csp">Nebraska same-sex marriage ban unwavering</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARGERY A. BECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:31:02.258-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • As state bans on same-sex marriages fall across the country, some Nebraska officials are holding strong to that state’s status of having one of the nation’s most restrictive laws, which affects some of the most basic aspects of gay couples’ lives — from driver’s licenses to parenting rights. Nebraska voters passed a state constitutional amendment in 2000 banning same-sex marriages, civil unions or even legalized domestic partnerships, and it has withstood all legal challenges. The ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279018@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:31:02 MDT