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Health/Medical
7:32 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Iowa, Nebraska VA facilities under scrutiny

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some patients at Veterans Affairs medical centers in Iowa and Nebraska are on waiting lists for treatment, but the facilities say they're unaware of any unauthorized lists like those uncovered in other states.

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Weather
7:30 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Officials forecast thunderstorms in Nebraska, Iowa

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Weather officials say severe weather including thunderstorms is expected to hit a portion of Nebraska and Iowa.

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Business
1:04 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Bids for private lunch with Warren Buffett top $1M

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price of a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett is already over $1 million, and there is still more than a day left in the online auction that benefits a California charity.

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Crime
1:02 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

US judge rejects former Husker's conviction appeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska football player has lost a federal challenge to his Omaha murder conviction.

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Government
1:00 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Nebraska Board of Canvassers set to meet

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Board of Canvassers is set to meet to certify the results of the statewide primary election held last month.

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Government
2:06 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

3rd District convention set for Creston

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans will choose a candidate for the 3rd Congressional District at a nominating convention June 21 in Creston.

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Weather
2:03 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Storms dump more than 5 inches of rain on Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The severe storms that moved across eastern Nebraska Tuesday drenched the area, and Omaha set a record for the day with 5.3 inches of rain.

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Government
10:37 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Ernst wins Iowa Republican primary for US Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State Sen. Joni Ernst has won the Republican primary for an Iowa U.S. Senate seat held for 30 years by retiring Democrat Tom Harkin.

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Weather
10:34 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Authorities report extensive flooding in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have reported extensive flooding in Omaha that caused dozens of motorists to be stranded in their cars.

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Weather
7:58 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Damaging storms forecast for Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says damaging storms are expected to develop later Tuesday in Nebraska and Iowa.

The National Weather Service in Omaha says there's a moderate risk today for severe weather in an area that includes Omaha and Lincoln.

The weather service says in its hazardous weather outlook that storms are likely to erupt along and north of Interstate 80 and quickly move east. The storms could spawn tornadoes, produce damaging hail and straight-line winds and drop torrents of rain.

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