KGFW News 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. Man dies, 8 more people treated for carbon monoxide Jan 18, 2017 GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - A man has died and eight other people - including firefighters and a police officer - have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning in Grand Island. Two-Thirds killed in fatal accidents not wearing seat belts Jan 18, 2017 NEBRASKA (KGFW) - Twenty-two people died in 20 fatality crashes on Nebraska roadways last month.