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8:03 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa House OKs bill to encourage radon testing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has approved a bill that would require state educators to provide schools with information on radon safety and encourage them to test for the gas.

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Omaha
8:01 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Neb. woman sentenced in embezzlement case

(Information in the following story is from: KETV-TV, http://www.ketv.com )

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Gretna woman already serving time for tax evasion has been sentenced to more prison.

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Government
7:59 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Health, fiscal costs cited in Neb. Medicaid debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to extend health-care coverage to low-income Nebraskans is once again stirring debate among lawmakers.

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Government
2:59 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Faith groups endorse Wellness in Nebraska Act

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of faith leaders is calling on lawmakers to pass the Wellness in Nebraska Act, which would allow more low-income residents to qualify for Medicaid or subsidized private health insurance.

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Sports
8:02 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Creighton, Nebraska are on NCAA collision course

The state of Nebraska has two teams in the NCAA men's basketball tournament for the first time since 1991 — and they would meet if they win their openers Friday in San Antonio.

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Weather
8:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Crews battle grass fires in eastern Nebraska

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — Fire crews spent part of their weekend battling wind-swept grass fires in eastern Nebraska.

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Weather
6:40 am
Sat March 15, 2014

Iowa slightly below normal for moisture this year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even though it seems it's been a snowy winter, a new report says Iowa is below normal for precipitation this year.

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Crime
6:34 am
Sat March 15, 2014

Omaha police to increase lookout for drunk drivers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police will have more officers on city streets before and after St. Patrick's Day to be on the lookout for drunken drivers.

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Crime
3:05 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Ex-investigator denies planting blood in 2006 case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A disgraced former investigator says he didn't plant evidence during the investigation of an Omaha man convicted of killing a missing college student.

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Crime
1:57 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Judge: Man accused of 4 slayings can be own lawyer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge says a man accused of killing four people in Omaha last summer can defend himself at trial.

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