The Keystone XL pipeline at one point was going to run through the sensitive Sand Hills areas of Nebraska in the vicinity of Valentine, Nebraska.
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Business Latest: Who owns the land: You or the government?

 

WHO OWNS THE LAND: YOU OR THE GOVERNMENT?: The U.S. government has the right to seize land it deems can be used for the public good. But a key U.S. Supreme Court ruling a few years back extended that power, putting more homes and businesses at risk. There could be more eminent domain cases ahead depending on what happens with the Keystone pipeline.  Read more

BILL AIMS TO SPUR JOB GROWTH FOR THE UNEMPLOYED: In a rare show of bipartisanship, U.S. Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tim Scott (R-SC) have teamed up on bill to increase the number of registered apprenticeships in the U.S. and provide tax credits to employers in an effort to spur job growth. The goal is to create 400,000 apprenticeships across the nation and fill a portion of the 4 million jobs that remain vacant because employers can’t find workers with the necessary skills. It could also potentially attract more women into traditionally male-dominated industries. Read more

UKRAINE: WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IS UP TO RUSSIA: Ukraine’s ambassador has insisted that Kiev is ready to respond to Russia with full force, as pro-Kremlin separatists show little sign of laying down their arms. Read more

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