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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Nebraska Newsletter for Sunday August 11, 2019 ( 4 items )  

There is Still Time to Donate to the Nebraska Farm Bureau Disaster Relief Fund
LINCOLN, Nebraska, Aug. 5 -- Nebraska Farm Bureau issued the following news release: While there is still time to donate to the Nebraska Farm Bureau Disaster Relief Fund, we will be closing the fund on Aug. 15. Nearly $3.3 million has been raised, and 90 percent of the funds have been distributed to Nebraska farmers, ranchers, and rural communities suffering from the natural disasters that impacted the state in March, Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau president said Aug. 5. "As conditions slo  more

Truckload Carriers Association: Husband, Wife Team Help Rescue Motorist From Fiery Crash
KISSIMMEE, Florida, Aug. 9 -- The Truckload Carriers Association issued the following news: Ed and Tracy Zimmerman of Kenesaw, Nebraska, a husband and wife team who drive for Hirschbach Motor Lines, Inc. of Dubuque, Iowa, have been named Highway Angels, in recognition of their selfless courage in racing to pull a trapped motorist from his burning vehicle. The duo left fear behind them one Saturday morning when they came upon a horrific accident. Tracy was at the wheel as Ed slept in the back.   more

University of Nebraska Medical Center: Cure HIV - A Fantasy or Reality is Topic of Aug. 13 Omaha Science Cafe
OMAHA, Nebraska, Aug. 8 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: Howard Gendelman, M.D., the Margaret R. Larson Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases Chair in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, will discuss the quest to find a cure for HIV at the Aug. 13 Omaha Science Cafe at 7 p.m. at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. In early July it was announced that for the first tim  more

Young & Hoogeveen Join Platte Institute Board
OMAHA, Nebraska, Aug. 6 -- The Platte Institute issued the following news release: * * * - Joseph Young and Blake Hoogeveen Elected to Platte Institute Board of Directors * * * The Platte Institute is excited to welcome Joseph Young, of Lincoln, and Blake Hoogeveen, of Omaha, to the Platte Institute's Board of Directors. The nine-member board, chaired by Gail Werner-Robertson, is responsible for overseeing the Platte Institute's mission to remove barriers to growth and opportunity in Nebrask  more