LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Museum of Nebraska History in Lincoln will close in September to prepare for an $8 million renovation project. The project is scheduled to begin in October, and officials aren't sure when it will be completed. The work will include replacement of the heating and air-conditioning systems and plumbing as well as carpet and other finishes.
COTESFIELD, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say snow and ice may have been factors in a deadly collision in central Nebraska. The Howard County sheriff's office says the accident happened Friday evening on Nebraska Highway 11 near Cotesfield. Officials say 47-year-old Donald Kozeal was driving his van south when it was struck by a northbound semitrailer that had crossed the center line. Kozeal later died at a hospital.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - An expert will discuss the quality of America's educational system in a speech in Lincoln. Education researcher Yong Zhao will speak about education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on March 18th. Many studies and test score comparisons suggest American students are lagging behind their peers in other countries.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - The carcasses of dead bald and golden eagles found in Nebraska are collected and recycled for religious purposes. The state is part of a federal recycling program that provides parts of eagle carcasses to Native Americans who hold valid permits. The feathers and other body parts of eagles are considered sacred by some Native Americans.
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