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12:31 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Nebraska jobless rate drops slightly in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in November, down slightly from 3.9 percent in October.

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Politics & Elections
8:16 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Secretary of State hopeful wants to boost turnout

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democrat running for Iowa Secretary of State is launching a campaign effort that doesn't directly focus on his opponent.

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Crime
8:06 am
Fri December 20, 2013

More charges considered against Nebraska couple

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A couple already facing animal cruelty charges could face additional charges after authorities seized more animals from them.

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Business
1:52 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

OPPD won't increase electricity rates next year

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Customers of the Omaha Public Power District won't see their electricity rates increase next year.

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Politics & Elections
8:04 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Hassebrook backed by Neb. state, local officials

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook has won the endorsements of 13 state senators, a Lancaster County commissioner and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey.

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Omaha
8:02 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Victims of northwest Omaha house fire identified

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two young brothers have died in a mobile home fire in northwest Omaha that injured two adults.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Wed December 18, 2013

US Rep. Tom Latham won't seek re-election in 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tom Latham says he won't seek re-election in 2014.

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Health/Medical
8:16 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Bruning: No chemo needed after cancer surgery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he won't need chemotherapy after he underwent surgery for colon cancer.

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Government
2:49 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Gov. Heineman signs change to Nebraska 'good time' rule

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prisoners who assault a guard or another inmate could soon lose up to two years' worth of "good time" credit, which reduces the time they spend behind bars.

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Government
9:27 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Heineman to present Nebraska Powerball award

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Gretna couple with a winning ticket for last week's $122 million Powerball jackpot will receive their award from Gov. Dave Heineman.

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