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8:12 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Traffic fatalities nearly on pace with last year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The number of roadway fatalities in Nebraska has barely changed this year compared to the same period in 2013, and state officials say most of those killed weren't wearing seat belts.

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Nebraska
12:40 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

GOP Senate candidate Sasse resigns from university

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Ben Sasse plans to resign as Midland University's president at the end of the year regardless of whether he wins a seat in the U.S. Senate in November.

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Iowa
8:10 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Council Bluffs parade officials apologize to vets

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Parade officials have apologized to Vietnam War veterans for telling them they couldn't use their "tiger cage" float in the Celebrate Council Bluffs parade.

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Crime
8:05 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Omaha slaying suspect extradited from Missouri

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested in Missouri on suspicion of killing a woman in Omaha has been extradited to Nebraska.

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Nebraska
1:25 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Nebraska Gov. Heineman looking at NU presidency

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he is looking seriously at applying for the presidency of the University of Nebraska.

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Politics & Elections
1:24 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Ex-state lawmaker plans to enter 2nd District race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A tea party activist in Omaha has announced he will make a bid for Nebraska's 2nd District congressional seat in November, casting doubt on what had been viewed as the likely re-election of Republican incumbent Rep. Lee Terry.

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Iowa
9:46 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Iowa teacher accused of inappropriate contact

(Information in the following story is from: The Daily Nonpareil, http://www.nonpareilonline.com )

TREYNOR, Iowa (AP) — A teacher in western Iowa faces felony charges in connection to alleged inappropriate contact with former high school students.

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Crime
9:44 am
Wed May 21, 2014

2 accused of hacking Nebraska site plead guilty

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two men accused of conspiring to hack into the computer systems of the Navy have each pleaded guilty in an Oklahoma federal court.

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Crime
8:08 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Omaha man suspected of arson in apartment fire

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old man is suspected of starting a fire at an Omaha apartment complex last week.

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Crime
8:06 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Omaha slaying suspect arrested in Missouri

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man sought in the slaying of a woman at a west Omaha apartment has been arrested in Missouri.

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