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Health/Medical
9:09 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Chikungunya case confirmed in Douglas County

Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.

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Nebraska
8:13 am
Fri July 18, 2014

1 driver dies in Nebraska crash of 3 big rigs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One driver has been killed in a crash involving three semitrailers on Interstate 80 in southeast Nebraska.

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Education
1:00 am
Fri July 18, 2014

OPS looks to possible $682 million bond issue for facilities

OPS is looking at a $682 million bond issue for critical infrastructure work, upgrades, and new schools.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Nebraska launches child care quality rating system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a new quality rating system for child care facilities and early childhood education programs.

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Government
2:43 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Harkin: U.S. should be a safe place for immigrant children

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says his state should be a safe place for children entering the country illegally.

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Crime
12:20 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Son, 41, convicted of killing dad in Omaha suburb

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 41-year-old man has been convicted of shooting to death his father at the family home in Gretna.

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Omaha
8:11 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Former Omaha officer agrees to plea deal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha police officer facing criminal charges in connection to a controversial arrest last year has agreed to a plea deal.

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Omaha
8:05 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Bodies in Omaha home were those of mom, teen son

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Autopsies have been ordered on the bodies of a woman and her 18-year-old son found at their west Omaha home.

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Government
1:52 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Fischer co-sponsors paid family leave measure

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer is co-sponsoring a bill that would give tax credits to employers who provide paid family leave.

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Politics & Elections
1:24 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Braley has $2.7 million in bank for Senate bid

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley has $2.7 million in the bank for his general election campaign.

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