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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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Government
8:06 am
Tue October 15, 2013

State lawmaker pushes reading requirement

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha state senator is preparing legislation that would bar students from entering fourth grade if they fail reading proficiency tests in the third grade.

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Politics & Elections
2:01 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Sen. Pete Pirsch running for State Auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state lawmaker has launched his campaign for state auditor.

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Europe
6:29 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Three U.S. Economists Win Nobel Prize

Americans Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller won the Nobel prize for economics on Monday for developing new methods to study trends in asset markets.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the three had laid the foundation of the current understanding of asset prices.

While it's hard to predict whether stock or bond prices will go up or down in the short term, it's possible to foresee movements over periods of three years or longer, the academy said.

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Crime
6:29 am
Sat October 12, 2013

Man collects half of slain wife's life insurance

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man who spent two years in prison for killing his wife in 2009 has been awarded half of her $150,000 life insurance policy.

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Crime
6:28 am
Sat October 12, 2013

Omaha man dies at hospital from gunshot wound

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has died after being shot in the head earlier in the week.

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Government
6:53 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Dubas: Building Nebraska's cash reserve a priority

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State lawmaker and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Annette Dubas says it's important for Nebraska to have an ample cash reserve to help the state pull through any future economic crisis.

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General News
3:57 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

I-80 reopened in Council Bluffs after fast repairs

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have reopened a stretch of eastbound Interstate 80 that was closed after a roadway shoulder collapsed in Council Bluffs.

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