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Education
3:07 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Iowa gov. launches teacher leadership program

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nearly 40 school districts have been selected to initiate teacher leadership programs next school year as part of Iowa's 2013 education reform plan.

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Government
3:06 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Neb. AG Bruning, others offer tips to avoid fraud

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and others are warning about fraud and financial scams that can be heartbreaking for victims.

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Business
8:06 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Midwest economic survey index drops slightly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has dropped slightly but still suggests growth over the next three to six months.

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Government
6:26 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Panel advances Nebraska property tax credit bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to increase funding for Nebraska's property tax credit program has advanced out of a legislative committee.

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Government
6:24 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Neb. panel advances $31.5M for water, resources

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Water research and conservation projects would receive $31.5 million in state aid under a measure advanced by a Nebraska legislative committee.

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Government
6:23 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Board predicts Neb. will add $36M to cash reserve

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state board is predicting Nebraska will collect an additional $99 million in tax revenue, including $36 million for the government's rainy-day fund.

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Omaha
8:08 am
Thu February 27, 2014

All students accounted for after fire at UNO dorm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at an apartment dormitory on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus Wednesday afternoon.

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Government
3:04 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Iowa lawmakers approve tax credit for veterans

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans in Iowa would receive a larger property tax exemption under a bill approved by a legislative panel.

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Crime
3:02 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Man suspected in Omaha death arrested in Colorado

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 28-year-old man has been arrested in Colorado on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder and a weapons count in the 2010 shooting death of an Omaha man.

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Government
1:22 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Lawmakers debate whether to buy new Neb. plane

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have begun a debate over whether to buy, lease or charter a new airplane for Nebraska state officials.

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