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Health/Medical
6:42 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Nebraska DHHS to publish ACCESS Nebraska performance reports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's beleaguered Department of Health and Human Services will publish public performance reports for its services to help residents apply for Medicaid and food stamps.

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Crime
6:18 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Unruly man sentenced in case of jet diverted to Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight diverted to Omaha has been sentenced.

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Omaha
2:00 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

StoryCorps returns to Omaha

StoryCorps has returned to Omaha, and you’re encouraged to share your story over the next month.

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Crime
1:03 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Officials: Man convicted in Omaha killings mutilates face

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Court officials say Nikko Jenkins, the man convicted of killing four people in separate attacks in 2013, has again mutilated his face.

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Business
8:05 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Survey suggests economy slowing in rural areas of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West remained negative in April even though it improved slightly from the previous month.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Nebraska may repeal death penalty amid drug shortage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Prison reform bills draw criticism

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson speaks Thursday at a news conference about two prison reform bills in the Legislature.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Efforts to do away with mandatory minimum sentences for some crimes and end the death penalty in Nebraska are being met with criticism.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri April 17, 2015

MAPA Seeks Public Input on TIP projects

Each year the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency puts out a document called the Transportation Improvement Program or the TIP.

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Health/Medical
7:53 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Nebraska hospitals, ambulances to get life-saving tool

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska hospitals and ambulance services will receive a life-saving tool as part of a nearly $6 million grant.

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Omaha
7:51 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Authorities release name of 2nd Omaha explosion victim

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of the second worker killed by an explosion at a rail car repair facility in Omaha.

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