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2:31 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Ralston Arena officially opens this weekend

Ralston’s multi-use sports and events arena opens Sunday.

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General News
12:05 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Nebraska Pedestrian Fatalities at Highest Level in 12 Years

Officials are concerned with an increase in pedestrian deaths across the state this year.

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Politics & Elections
11:07 am
Fri October 19, 2012

More than 477,000 early voting ballots requested in Iowa

More than 1,600 people have voted early in one western Iowa county.

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Education
9:34 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Former Westside Community Schools official accused of stealing from District 66

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former finance director of the Westside Community Schools in Omaha has been charged with stealing more than $160,000 when he worked for the district.

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Weather
8:56 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Strong winds force closure of Interstate

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says portions of Interstate 80 and two other highways in western Nebraska have reopened following their closure because of blowing dirt and strong winds.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Fri October 19, 2012

As Election Day approaches, Presidential candidates focus on strategy to win Iowa

President Barack Obama and his GOP challenger, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, at a recent debate.
courtesy PBS/Google Images

With less than three weeks until the general election, both presidential candidates will be spending a lot of time in Iowa.

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Politics & Elections
4:16 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Big Bird Vs. Big Oil

Democrat John Ewing, Douglas County Treasurer

The Omaha Press Club and the League of Women Voters presented a debate today (Thursday) between the two candidates for Nebraska’s 2nd congressional District.

Republican Congressman Lee Terry is seeking his 8th term in office.  He faces challenger, Democrat John Ewing, who’s currently Douglas County Treasurer. 

Among the topics they discussed were healthcare, education, and federal subsidies. 

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Weather
2:42 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Wildfires burning in seven Nebraska counties

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Crews are working through stiff winds and dry conditions to contain wildfires in seven Nebraska counties.

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Business
12:07 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Union Pacific profits up 15 percent in 3rd quarter

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific says its third-quarter profit soared 15 percent as price increases and more automotive and chemical shipments helped the railroad offset a 12 percent drop in coal shipments.

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Weather
11:58 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Drought conditions remain virtually unchanged in Nebraska

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Recent storms have eased drought conditions in several key Midwest farming states where the corn harvest is wrapping up.

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