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Omaha
8:08 am
Thu February 27, 2014

All students accounted for after fire at UNO dorm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at an apartment dormitory on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus Wednesday afternoon.

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Government
3:04 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Iowa lawmakers approve tax credit for veterans

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans in Iowa would receive a larger property tax exemption under a bill approved by a legislative panel.

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Crime
3:02 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Man suspected in Omaha death arrested in Colorado

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 28-year-old man has been arrested in Colorado on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder and a weapons count in the 2010 shooting death of an Omaha man.

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Government
1:22 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Lawmakers debate whether to buy new Neb. plane

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have begun a debate over whether to buy, lease or charter a new airplane for Nebraska state officials.

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Weather
8:34 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Platte flooding still a threat in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A hydrologist says local flooding remains a threat along the Platte River in Nebraska.

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Crime
8:32 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Nebraskan convicted on Iowa child sex abuse case

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been convicted of sexually abusing girls ages 7 and 8 in western Iowa.

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General News
8:46 am
Tue February 25, 2014

TransCanada says Neb. pipeline route still valid

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline says its proposed route through Nebraska is still legally valid until a higher court decides whether the state's pipeline-siting law is constitutional.

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Nebraska
8:28 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Nebraska oil production up to 2.8M barrels in 2013

(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Oil production grew again last year in southwest Nebraska thanks to new techniques, but state officials don't expect the boom to last long.

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Government
8:25 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Neb. senator targets 'hold' charges on debit cards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hotels, gas stations and restaurants would have to notify customers if they place temporary hold charges on their debit cards, under a bill set for review in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Around the Nation
12:15 am
Sun February 23, 2014

One Dead, 28 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide At New York Mall

Originally published on Sun February 23, 2014 2:21 am

A 55-year-old restaurant manager died and more than two dozen others were taken to hospitals Saturday after being overcome by carbon monoxide at a New York mall, police said.

Suffolk County police identified the man who died as Steven Nelson, a manager at the Legal Sea Foods restaurant at the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station on Long Island.

Police said 28 others affected by carbon monoxide were taken to area hospitals.

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