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Amazon opens Key delivery to garages

Starting today, Amazon can drop off packages to your garage. Assuming, of course, you’re cool with that. The massively multiplayer online retailer just expanded its Key delivery options to include garage, a feature it announced at the beginning of the year at CES. Customers will have to opt-in, of course. And the whole thing requires a specific kind of garage door that uses myQ technology. Coincidentally (not really, though), the company’s offering a deal on the myQ Smart Garage Hub right now...
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The Omaha Flats mansion with horse arena, cricket pitch, netball field and garden maze

An Omaha mansion boasting its own horse arena, garden maze, cricket pitch, netball court and waterfront access for kite surfing and sailing could be as close to Disneyland as you'll find near Auckland.Owners Chris and Jody Richardson... [Author: [email protected]]
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West Coast utilities to figure out how to charge electric big rigs from Mexico to Canada

Thirty-three utilities from three West Coast states have launched a study to assess what it would take to install electric charging stations along the 5 Freeway for long-haul trucks traveling between the Mexican and Canadian borders, they announced Thursday. Although battery-powered medium- and heavy-duty trucks have barely begun on-road service in a few states, many manufacturers are testing additional prototypes that could expand their reach in one or two years, experts say. The largest utilit...
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Union Pacific 1Q profit up 6% despite less freight

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific’s first quarter profit chugged ahead 6% even though the railroad hauled 2% fewer carloads and dealt with massive flooding. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Thursday it earned $1.39 billion, or $1.93 per share. That’s up from $1.31 billion, or $1.68 per share, last year. The nine analysts surveyed by […]
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Banks Not Shooting Straight With Truth In Lending To Firearms Companies

Opinion by Larry Keane Editor’s Note: This column was published in The Federalist, Thursday, April 17, 2019, and is reprinted here with permission. Recently we reported on problems with Chase Bank now here we are again with Citigroup. Banks Not Shooting Straight With Truth In Lending To Firearms Companies USA – -( Citigroup’s getting asked some hard questions about fiscal sanity of their decision to discriminate against firearms businesses and their answers aren’t likely to so...
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Best Life Insurance for Seniors: Our Top 5 Options

There’s no doubt about it: the longer you wait to buy life insurance, the more expensive it gets. Even if you’re in top physical condition, a term life insurance policy bought at 60 will always be more expensive than it would have been at 30 or 40. But that doesn’t mean you have to go without. T here are some good reasons to purchase life insurance as a senior, or simply an older adult. First, we’ll give you our top picks for life insurance for seniors. Then we’ll dive more in depth in each of...
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Hearing to focus on preventing more Missouri River flooding

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — This spring’s massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while devastating communities and causing more than $3 billion in damage. The flooding and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ actions will be the focus of a U.S. Senate hearing in western […]
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5 Insights to Managing Chaordic Tension

CONDUCTING your own orchestra. Running your own ship. Self-employment. Putting your stamp on the world. Entrepreneurship is a great, noble profession. However, failure rates are well documented. According to the Small Business Administration, about half of all businesses fail within five years (PDF). Some statistics show even higher failure rates. Are entrepreneurial endeavors really that risky? The answer is complicated. Intuitively, yes, entrepreneurship is a risky career path. But on the oth...
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Nebraska GOP critical of college speaker’s abortion stance

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Republican Party wants a Jesuit college in Omaha to rescind its invitation asking former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey to speak at its commencement, citing his position in favor of the right to abortion. The state party’s executive director, Ryan Hamilton, released a statement Thursday saying Creighton University should find […]
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Warren Buffett says Elon Musk has 'room for improvement' (TSLA)

Warren Buffett is urging Elon Musk to use more restraint in his role as Tesla CEO. In a Yahoo Finance interview airing Friday, Buffett said Musk has 'room for improvement' Musk has been locked in a months-long battle with federal regulators that's expected to come to an end by April 18. Warren Buffett has some blunt advice for Tesla CEO Elon Musk: stop tweeting. In an interview with Yahoo Finance airing Friday and reported on by Bloomberg, the Oracle of Omaha said he doesn't understand why hi...
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Redfin expands in the Midwest, launches in Des Moines and Lincoln

In the two new markets, Redfin agents — who are employees, not independent contractors — will sell homes for a 1.5 percent listing fee versus the industry standard 3 percent. However, 1.5 percent is still higher than the 1 percent listing fee Redfin offers in many other regions of the country. 
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Clayton Kershaw set to pitch in Double-A then join Dodgers rotation

ST. LOUIS — Clayton Kershaw’s final step before rejoining the Dodgers rotation will be taken in Tulsa, Okla. Kershaw is scheduled to make his second minor-league rehab start for the Double-A Tulsa Drillers on Tuesday night. The choice between Tulsa or another start with Triple-A Oklahoma City came down to a more favorable weather forecast and better facilities at home with the Drillers than on the road with OKC (which plays in Omaha). If everything goes well Tuesday, Kershaw could make his seaso...
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Rich Hill tests knee with ‘uneventful’ return to the bullpen mound

DENVER — Rich Hill had one word to describe his first time on a pitcher’s mound since injuring his left knee. “Uneventful — which is good,” the Dodgers left-hander said after throwing a 20-pitch bullpen session Saturday afternoon. It was the first time Hill tested his sprained medial collateral ligament by throwing off the slope of a mound since the days after he injured his knee during a Cactus League game on March 17. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he didn’t watch the session but was told a...
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Drinking water problems linger long after flooding

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several communities along the Missouri River continue to struggle to restore drinking water service weeks after massive flooding swept through the area. People who live in the affected Nebraska and Iowa towns have had to adjust to boiling water before drinking it or relying on bottled water while officials work to […]
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Lawyers and Twitter: Six Ways To Make People Like You

I use Twitter more to give shout outs to the good stuff being done by others than to broadcast about LexBlog and our doings. I’ve always had a hard time believing I did something that qualified for bragging. Maybe that’s my Irish Catholic roots and my being an entrepreneur my whole life — nothing’s ever good enough and there’s no reason not to feel guilty. Selfishly though, it just always felt good to make others feel good about what they’re doing. Lawyers, the organizations supporting a...
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Looking for Life Insurance? Quotacy Can Help

You can find almost everything online these days. Life insurance is one of them. If you’re looking for a policy, Quotacy can help–for free! Quotacy Stephanie Colestock's rating 9.4 Policy Options 8.5 Fees 10.0 Custome...
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Buying Disability Insurance for Income Protection

The word “disability” may conjure images of wheelchairs, hospital beds, and around-the-clock nursing care. In reality, any illness or injury serious enough to keep you out of work can qualify as a disability. And becoming disabled can wreak havoc on your family’s finances, especially if you can’t work for several months or more. Disability insurance can help protect you from losing all your regular income if a disability prevented you from working. Who Needs Disability Insurance? “Disability i...
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61-year-old serves as surrogate mother for son, his husband

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 61-year-old Nebraska woman who served as a surrogate mother for her son and his husband has given birth to a baby girl. Matthew Eledge and Elliot Dougherty were talking about becoming parents when Eledge’s mother and Dougherty’s sister offered to help. Cecile Eledge was 60 at the time and had […]
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Woman, 61, gives birth to own granddaughter

A woman from Nebraska has given birth to her own granddaughter, after acting as a surrogate mother for her son gay son and his husband.When Matthew Eledge and Elliot Dougherty said they wanted to have a child to expand their family, Mr Eledge’s 61-year-old mother offered to be involved in a very special way,“There was no moment of hesitation. It was natural instinct.” Ms Eledge told KETV-News. After lengthy medical checks, doctors at Omaha’s University of Nebraska Medical Centre gave the go-ahea...
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Flood-damaged Air Force base near Omaha reopens runway

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — A spokesman says a flood-damaged U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska has returned to full operation after its runway was deemed safe. Offutt Air Force Base spokesman Drew Nystrom said Friday that an assessment team also determined the flooding didn’t damage taxiways at the base, where water inundated […]
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New name beat: Fifth City

Maybe it’s because I was reading The Fifth Risk, Michael Lewis’s 2018 book about how the current administration in Washington is “government led by the uninterested,” as NPR put it, but my first response to the announcement last week of the Fifth City makeup brand was: What are the first, second, third, and fourth cities? It could have been worse: They could have called it Fifth Place.   Fifth City is a private-label brand sold through SaksOffFifth—the discount division, launched in 1990,...
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Passport, Lime, and three cities collaborate on micro-mobility pilot program

Micro-mobility platform developer Passport and electric scooter company Lime partnered with city officials in Charlotte, Detroit, and Omaha to announce a pilot program for last-mile urban transportation options. The post Passport, Lime, and three cities collaborate on micro-mobility pilot program appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Flooding prompts criticism of way Missouri River dams run

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — This spring’s massive flooding along the Missouri River has renewed criticism of the agency that manages the river’s dams. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineeers says much of the water that created this month’s flooding came from rain and melting snow that flowed into the river downstream of all the dams. […]
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Former Nebraska trooper loses lawsuit over genital exams

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska State Patrol trooper has lost her lawsuit against the state alleging that she and other women were put through a medically unnecessary and invasive pelvic exam during the hiring process. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon ruled Brienne Splittgerber didn’t have enough […]
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Leap Life Insurance Review | Quick Quality Coverage

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Royals add Duda to big league roster, waive Goodwin

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals selected the contract of first baseman Lucas Duda from Triple-A Omaha and waived outfielder Brian Goodwin on Monday as they continued to shape their opening day roster. Duda attended spring training with Minnesota on a minor league contract, was released last week and signed a minor league […]
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Flooding damage extensive in Midwest and more rain forecast

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Floodwaters are receding across most of the hard-hit Midwest, but there could be new problems if the forecast for significant rain later this week holds up. Already the flooding along the Missouri River and its tributaries has caused at least $3 billion damage and forced thousands from their homes as floodwaters […]
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State Of Emergency Declared In Missouri As Floods Force Evacuations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declared a state of emergency Thursday following flooding that left several people stranded and continues to cause damage and strain levees in several Midwest states. Parson’s action will allow state agencies to work directly with local officials responding to flooding. Parson, along with the state’s Emergency Management Agency director and other officials, plan to meet with local leaders and survey damage Thursday. “The rising floodwaters are ...
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Climate change causing Nebraska's worst floods on record, damage visible from space

Amid growing concerns about the negative effects of climate change, Following historic levels of rainfall and flooding, the governor of Nebraska, Pete Ricketts, has officially declared certain counties disaster areas as officials deal with the situation. “This really is the most devastating flooding we’ve probably ever had in our state’s history, from the standpoint of how widespread it is,” Ricketts shared. The flooding crisis started last week after a hurricane-like storm ripped through Nebra...
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Uncle Joe Biden Meets Hollywood McCarthyism — and Folds

Opinion He is humble, gracious and respectful to a fault, and his kindness probably inflames his intolerant enemies all the more because it exposes their contrasting gracelessness, intolerance and mean-spiritedness. USA – -( I don't know which is worse, the intolerant left's condemnation of former Vice President Joe Biden for saying Vice President Mike Pence is a “decent guy,” or Biden's shameless groveling and apology. Biden committed his unforgivable infraction during a spee...
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