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Crime
8:12 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Gang member convicted in Omaha killing of teen

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man has been convicted in the slaying of a 16-year-old Omaha boy who was wearing red, the color of a rival gang.

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Crime
12:25 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Omaha woman convicted in gun-in-ambulance case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman accused of pulling a gun on a paramedic has been convicted.

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Omaha
8:15 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Longtime organist for College World Series dies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lambert Bartak, the organist who entertained Rosenblatt Stadium's baseball fans for more than half a century during the College World Series, has died. He was 94.

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Crime
8:09 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Jury finds man guilty in fatal house fire in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury has found a man guilty of first-degree murder in connection with a house fire in Omaha that killed an elderly man and injured his wife.

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Nebraska
8:07 am
Tue November 5, 2013

I-80 project between Lincoln and Omaha nearly done

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ten years after workers began widening Interstate 80 between Omaha and Lincoln all six lanes will be open to traffic later this week.

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Government
3:36 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Iowa Attorney General wants restrictions on sale of e-cigarettes

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Attorney General Tom Miller says he wants Iowa lawmakers to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

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Business
8:50 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Labor force in northeast Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota examined

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — State officials are going to study the workforce in northeast Nebraska, northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota to learn more about what it will take to attract new businesses to the area.

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Politics & Elections
8:47 am
Mon November 4, 2013

GOP businessman to challenge Congressman Lee Terry in 2014 primary

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A conservative Republican businessman plans to challenge U.S. Representative Lee Terry, so the eight-term Congressman could face challengers in both the GOP primary and general election if he advances.

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Government
9:05 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Former Nebraska Rep. John McCollister dies at 92

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Rep. John Y. McCollister, who defeated a sitting congressman to win office and later gave Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel his first Washington job, has died at age 92.

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Business
8:06 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Report says government shutdown hurt economic conditions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months.

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