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General News
6:06 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Retirement transition series returns to Omaha Public Library

Starting next week, the Omaha Public Library will kick off its retirement transition series. This is the fourth year the library has offered the series.

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Government
9:02 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Nebraska eyes Medicaid 'redesign' bill to close coverage gap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers who want to close Nebraska's health care coverage gap are taking a new approach after two previous attempts to expand Medicaid failed.

Senator Kathy Campbell presented her Medicaid "redesign" bill to a committee Wednesday.

It would require the state to apply for a federal waiver to develop its own Medicaid plan, as other states have done. Residents who fall into the coverage gap would be pulled into the current Medicaid program until the federal waiver is approved.

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Education
9:00 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Nebraska cities, school boards oppose open ballot bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lobbyists for Nebraska cities and school boards are fighting two bills that would require elected officials to disclose how they voted when picking leaders.

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General News
8:59 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Effort to acquire Nebraska land for pipeline remain on hold

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The company trying to build a pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast says its efforts to force Nebraska landowners to agree to the project remain on hold because of several pending lawsuits.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Common Core - The Pros and Cons is focus of February press club

February’s Omaha Press Club’s Noon Forum centered on the pros and cons of the Common Core State Standards Initiatives.

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Crime
1:26 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Ex-Omaha computer engineer convicted of tax evasion

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha computer engineer who said he hasn't filed federal individual income tax returns since 2000 has been convicted of three counts of tax evasion.

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Crime
1:25 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Girl faces homicide charge in crash death of little sister

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old from Plattsmouth faces a vehicular homicide charge for a collision that fatally injured her little sister last month.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Creighton University Medical Center Re-Certified Level 1 Trauma Designation

Creighton University Medical Center has been re-certified as a Level 1 trauma center.

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Business
1:02 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Congress sends Keystone bill to Obama, who plans to veto it

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says Congress is sending President Barack Obama legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday.

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General News
1:01 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Both sides submit more info in Nebraska gay marriage lawsuit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys on both sides of the legal fight over Nebraska's ban on gay marriage have turned in final written arguments on a motion to quash the ban immediately.

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