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Crime
8:18 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Omaha police dismantle large Mexican drug cartel

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they have broken up a branch of a Mexican drug cartel dealing methamphetamine in the Omaha area.

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Government
12:02 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Proposal seeks to draw medical residents to rural Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Medical residents who work in under-served parts of Nebraska could receive up to $120,000 in loan repayments under a new bill in the Legislature.

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Government
8:31 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Branstad to offer 2015 plans in Condition of State speech

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad will lay out his 2015 budget plans in his Condition of the State address.

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Government
8:27 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Couple who lied to authorities in Nebraska are deported

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two people from the African nation of Benin are being deported after lying to authorities.

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Nebraska
3:50 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Attorney: Landowners still have options in pipeline dispute

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline say they'll continue to fight the project even though the state's Supreme Court allowed its planned route to stand.

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Omaha
10:47 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Man shot while taking gun away from Omaha attacker

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha authorities say a 35-year-old man was able to snatch the gun away from his attacker but was shot in the process.

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Government
10:42 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Lawmakers gavel in for 2015 legislative session

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers have convened for the 2015 legislative session amid concerns there will be little money for new programs.

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Government
9:00 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska high court tosses suit over Keystone pipeline route

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's highest court has tossed a lawsuit challenging a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the landowners who sued didn't have legal standing to do so.

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Politics & Elections
8:28 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Iowa GOP party chair says straw poll permissible

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Republican Party says holding a straw poll is permissible under new Republican National Committee rules.

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Crime
8:26 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska teen convicted of strangling guard seeks new trial

GERING, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for a Wyoming teenager convicted of the 2014 strangulation of a Scotts Bluff County jailer will argue in court this week for a new trial, alleging jury misconduct.

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