KGFW News Buffalo County Assessor resigns Jan 19, 2017 KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) - An Emergency meeting of the Buffalo County Board of Commissioners was convened this morning to accept the immediate resignation of County Assessor Joseph Barber, Jr. Nebraska bill would swap Columbus Day for Standing Bear Day Jan 18, 2017 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska would no longer recognize Columbus Day as an official state holiday but would instead honor the legacy of Native Americans if a new proposal becomes law. Nebraska committee advances 'Choose Life' license plate bill Jan 18, 2017 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska motorists could show opposition to abortion on their license plates under a bill headed to debate in the full Legislature. Nebraska targets ban on religious garb worn by teachers Jan 18, 2017 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A law that bars Nebraska public school teachers from wearing habits, yarmulkes, burqas and other religious clothing could soon get overturned under a bill pending in the Legislature. Chambers submits new bill to repeal Nebraska's death penalty Jan 18, 2017 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska senator who opposes the death penalty is once again trying to abolish the punishment even though voters reinstated it last year.