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  • With Nebraska route cleared, TransCanada takes steps to acquire land for Keystone XL pipeline

    The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline made good on its promise Tuesday to try to seize access to the Nebraska land it needs to finish the project — the first steps it's taken since the state's high court removed a major legal barrier....
  • Nebraska opponents of Keystone XL oil pipeline reignite legal fight with 2 new lawsuits

    Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline in Nebraska reignited a legal fight Friday that could delay the entire 1,179-mile project, filing two new lawsuits over its proposed route. The lawsuits came from seven landowners in Holt and York counties who...
  • Nebraska Supreme Court tosses lawsuit challenging route of Keystone XL pipeline

    Nebraska's highest court threw out a challenge Friday to a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, even though a majority of judges agreed the landowners who sued should have won their case. The decision removes a major roadblock for the $8...
  • Even if Congress approves Keystone pipeline, entire project could be delayed by Nebraska court

    The Republican-led Congress appears ready to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but no matter what actions are taken in Washington, the entire 1,179-mile project could be delayed until Nebraska signs off on the route. After several years of intense...
  • Nebraska Supreme Court rules on Keystone XL pipeline

    The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday removed a serious hurdle to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that then-Gov. Dave Heineman had the authority to approve the project's route without review by a state agency. A 2012 law...
  • Keystone pipeline scores wins in US House, Nebraska court

    WASHINGTON The Keystone XL Pipeline was victorious Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Nebraska Supreme Court, as a showdown looms between Congress and President Barack Obama over whether to approve the project. The six-year congressional...
  • GOP-controlled House votes to approve Keystone pipeline

    For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables. Over the next few months, congressional leaders...
  • Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt

    Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt
    The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote on Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline that will help transport oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but a companion bill in the Senate may lack votes to pass next week....
  • Nebraska's lieutenant governor resigns after sister alleges threats

    Nebraska's lieutenant governor announced his resignation Tuesday morning, a day after a state judge ordered him not to contact his sister after she accused him of having anger problems and threatening her. Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, who was appointed...
  • Nebraska lieutenant governor faces restraining order in family dispute

    The sister of Nebraska's lieutenant governor was granted a domestic-abuse protection order Monday after she accused him of physically threatening her during a family dispute. Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann -- a Republican appointed by Gov. Dave Heineman in...
  • Opposing immigration demonstrators kept 3 miles apart in Arizona

    Demonstrations began Tuesday in the Arizona town of Oracle, the latest municipality trying to come to grips with the surge in children and women from Central America who have illegally crossed into the United States in record numbers, straining local...