B Street project nearing completion
(Local News ~ 10/29/05)
The newly constructed eastbound lanes of U.S. Highways 6 and 34 and B street, from east Seventh to east of Airport Road, will be opened to traffic early next week, according to Kurt Vosberg, District Engineer at the Nebraska Department of Roads. This phase of the reconstruction project ran a few days behind schedule, he said...
Dramatic change realized in soil conservation effort
(Editorial ~ 10/29/05)
When he read that the Roberts family had received the "Master of Conservation" Award for 2005, Densel O'Dea's thoughts carried him back to the 1960s. At the time, Densel was a technician for the Soil Conservation Service, and -- as such -- witnessed one of the most dramatic changes in conservation practices this region has ever known...
Is fetal stem cell research ethical?
(Letter to the Editor ~ 10/29/05)
By ANDREA SIS Atwood Are you the type of person who voices your opinion when an unethical issue arises, or do you sit back, go with the flow, and let society decide how the issue should be handled? Fetal stem cell research is a serious controversial issue that has arisen recently not only in the United States but also in several other countries around the world. ...
Partisan politics or law enforcement?
(Column ~ 10/29/05)
Vice-President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was indicted Friday on five charges, including obstruction of justice, making false statements and perjury in the investigation into the leak of a covert CIA agent's name. Presidential advisor Karl Rove is still being investigated about the leak but is not being indicted at the present time. ...
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