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6:34 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Neb. tax committee head predicts action on SSI tax

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of a legislative tax panel is predicting that the group will propose changes to the way Nebraska taxes Social Security income.

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Business
8:11 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Slower economic growth projected in Midwest and Plains states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states in the months ahead.

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Business
8:09 am
Fri October 18, 2013

OPPD approves plan to double wind energy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District has announced its plan to buy 400 megawatts of power from a wind farm being built near O'Neill in northeast Nebraska.

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Business
8:22 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Eppley Airfield master plan includes eight more gates

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

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 20-year master plan for Omaha's Eppley Airfield includes eight new gates, major alterations and renovations in the terminal and another parking garage.

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Government
8:20 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Sens. Fischer, Johanns vote in favor of measure reopening the federal government

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two senators joined with 79 others in voting in favor of a measure that reopened the federal government and avoided a financial default.

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Omaha
2:05 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Douglas County inmate dies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County authorities say a 34-year-old inmate has died.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Lincoln attorney to challenge Fortenberry in 1st Congressional District

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln attorney will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry for Nebraska's 1st District seat in 2014.

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Government
8:16 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Brownville nuclear plant tops U.S. list of violations

BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two nuclear power plants were high on the lists of safety violations at U.S. nuclear power plants.

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Crime
9:12 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Woman dies after shooting, standoff in Council Bluffs

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs police say a woman has died after a domestic disturbance turned deadly.

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Iowa
8:09 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Council Bluffs settles wrongful conviction lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The city of Council Bluffs has settled a lawsuit with two Omaha, Neb., men who sought millions of dollars after the courts concluded they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for 25 years.

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