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OFFUTT AFB

Floods Expose Threat To Military Posed by Climate Change

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) – Floodwaters laden with corn cobs from surrounding farm fields are lapping near the U.S. Strategic Command, after the surging Missouri River inundated one-third of a Nebraska air base. Flooding that started by a week ago Friday has sent muddy water inside about 80 buildings at Offutt Air Force…read more »

Tecumseh state prison

Tecumseh Prison Staffer Is Stabbed

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Correctional Services Department says a staffer was stabbed and kicked at the Tecumseh prison in southeast Nebraska. The attack occurred a little after 6:30 p.m. Thursday when the staffer was escorting a prisoner back to a cell. The department said in a news release Friday that a wrong door…read more »