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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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Nebraska
10:59 am
Fri March 14, 2014

No injuries reported in Neb. gas pipeline blast

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — No injuries have been reported from an explosion on a natural gas pipeline in eastern Nebraska.

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Government
8:07 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Neb. property tax relief bill for vets advanced

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska veterans could receive more property tax relief under a bill moving through the Legislature.

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Government
1:44 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Solar tax credit expansion passes Senate committee

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that increases available state money to encourage installation of solar power systems in Iowa has passed a Senate committee and moves forward to the full Senate.

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Sports
8:09 am
Thu March 13, 2014

McDermott unanimous Big East player of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Doug McDermott, the nation's leading scorer who led Creighton to a second-place finish in its first year in the Big East, is the unanimous choice as the conference's player of the year.

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Crime
8:07 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Judge finds Omaha man not guilty of gun charge

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man alleged to have given a gun to another man accused of killing four Omaha people is not guilty.

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Government
8:05 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Road-financing bill hits roadblock in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to allow bond financing for Nebraska road projects is hitting a roadblock in the Legislature.

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Government
2:37 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. net tax collections higher than expected Feb.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's net tax receipts were 7.1 percent higher than expected in February.

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Government
1:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

School funding for 2015 again shot down in Iowa House

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — House Democrats have tried once again to push Republicans to debate a bill that would provide school districts with a 6 percent increase in funding for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015.

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