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Omaha
8:13 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Iowan dies in accident on Interstate 80 in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The driver of a disabled vehicle has been struck and killed on Interstate 80 in Omaha.

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Education
8:11 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Board OKs Nebraska fine arts standards for schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The State Board of Education has approved Nebraska's first fine arts standards in music, visual, performing and media arts.

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Omaha
10:44 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Omaha psychiatrist sues over firing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A psychiatrist says in his lawsuit against the Douglas County Corrections Department that he was fired after testifying that the suspect in four Omaha slayings was "crazy."

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Crime
8:02 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Gretna woman pleads guilty to stealing $4.1M

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 54-year-old Gretna woman already serving time for tax evasion has pleaded guilty to stealing the $4.1 million on which she didn't pay taxes.

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Education
3:07 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Iowa gov. launches teacher leadership program

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nearly 40 school districts have been selected to initiate teacher leadership programs next school year as part of Iowa's 2013 education reform plan.

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Government
3:06 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Neb. AG Bruning, others offer tips to avoid fraud

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and others are warning about fraud and financial scams that can be heartbreaking for victims.

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Business
8:06 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Midwest economic survey index drops slightly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has dropped slightly but still suggests growth over the next three to six months.

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Government
6:26 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Panel advances Nebraska property tax credit bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to increase funding for Nebraska's property tax credit program has advanced out of a legislative committee.

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Government
6:24 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Neb. panel advances $31.5M for water, resources

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Water research and conservation projects would receive $31.5 million in state aid under a measure advanced by a Nebraska legislative committee.

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Government
6:23 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Board predicts Neb. will add $36M to cash reserve

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state board is predicting Nebraska will collect an additional $99 million in tax revenue, including $36 million for the government's rainy-day fund.

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