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2:21 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

Nebraska school district to expand career readiness program

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska school district will soon incorporate opportunities for high school seniors to go to work for local businesses as part of a program designed to prepare students for careers.

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General News
2:20 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

Omaha utility board sticks with CEO choice after 2nd search

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District board decided to stick with its original choice for the utility's next chief executive after completing a second search.

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Business
1:30 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Nebraska jobless rate hit 2.9 percent in January, state says

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 2.9 percent in January from the revised December figure of 3.1 percent.

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Education
1:29 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Omaha school board approves plan to create career academy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A school board has approved a plan to convert Benson High School in Omaha into a career academy, which is a new twist on the traditional vocational schools.

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Business
1:15 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

State gets nearly $4.5 million to help businesses grow

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state of Nebraska has received nearly $4.5 million to help businesses grow and create jobs.

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General News
1:14 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

Nebraska school for the blind will celebrate 140 years

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska City school for the visually impaired is set to celebrate its 140th anniversary.

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General News
1:11 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

Nebraska AG recovering from prostate cancer surgery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is recovering at his home after surgery to address early stages of prostate cancer.

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Health/Medical
9:41 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Americans returning from Africa for Ebola monitoring

ATLANTA (AP) — Public health officials say a number of Americans are returning from Africa to be monitored after possibly being exposed to Ebola.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Saturday that several Americans who may have been exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone will be monitored. The CDC did not say how many people are coming back, but University of Nebraska Medical Center officials say they'll be monitoring four Americans.

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General News
9:39 am
Sun March 15, 2015

University of Nebraska water expert to discuss drought

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A University of Nebraska water expert is scheduled to speak about drought management and water storage.

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General News
9:38 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Troopers to be looking for St. Patrick's Day drunk drivers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Patrol troopers will put in more hours on state roads this St. Patrick's Day to be on the lookout for drunken drivers.

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