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Crime
8:03 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Omaha man, 29, dies in shooting outside bar

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police are investing a fatal shooting that happened outside a northeast Omaha bar.

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Weather
8:00 am
Mon April 28, 2014

At least 2 tornadoes confirmed in Nebraska Sunday

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — At least two tornadoes were spotted in rural areas of central and eastern Nebraska Sunday as powerful thunderstorms moved across the state.

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General News
6:21 am
Sat April 26, 2014

Omaha zoo announces African Grasslands project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials plan to begin public fundraising soon for the new African Grasslands project at the zoo in Omaha.

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Government
6:19 am
Sat April 26, 2014

Iowa Senate passes whistleblower, oversight bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has passed a Democrat-sponsored bill that guarantees state workers expanded whistleblower protections and addresses other issues including secret settlement agreements, and hiring and firing practices.

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Government
8:10 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Nebraska senator seeks minimum wage ballot measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator is working on a possible ballot measure to increase Nebraska's minimum wage.

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Omaha
8:06 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Ridesharing offers freebies in Lincoln, Omaha

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators will keep an eye on the ridesharing company Lyft as it offers free services in Lincoln and Omaha for the next two weeks.

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Government
8:08 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Bill to end dog racing surfaces in Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that would end greyhound racing in Council Bluffs but permits racing to continue in Dubuque is scheduled to be considered Thursday morning by a Senate subcommittee.

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Government
8:06 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Governor touts Nebraska jobs for veterans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman is hoping to lure military veterans to Nebraska with a campaign touting good jobs for vets.

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Government
4:51 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Iowa House backs tax credits for wind energy

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The project completion deadline and tax credits for wind energy and other renewable energy projects would be extended under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Iowa House.

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Council Bluffs
8:07 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Interim Council Bluffs police chief swears in son

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

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The interim police chief in Council Bluffs has been given a unique opportunity to formally welcome his son as an officer.

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