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Crime
8:17 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Man who killed six people will remain in mental hospital

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

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered a man who killed six members of a western Nebraska family in 1975 to remain in a psychiatric hospital.

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Government
8:15 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Nebraska DHHS warns of reduction in food stamp benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Most food stamp recipients in Nebraska will see their benefit cut starting on Nov. 1, when a temporary boost in federal aid expires.

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Government
8:12 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Applicants sought for legislative seat

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified applicants to replace a state lawmaker who is resigning on Nov. 1.

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Crime
8:10 am
Tue October 22, 2013

State hit by claim in killing of Omaha woman

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The husband of an Omaha woman who authorities say was among four slain by a man recently released from prison has filed a $7.5 million claim against the state of Nebraska.

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Politics & Elections
1:43 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

State Sen. Burke Harr running for re-election

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator has announced plans to seek re-election to his seat in the Legislature.

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Government
8:28 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Report shows Iowa State Patrol targets out-of-state drivers

(Information in the following story is from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drivers with out-of-state plates are much more likely to be stopped by Iowa State Patrol when they drive across the state.

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Government
8:25 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Group backs state aid to preserve water supply

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A leading groundwater management group says state aid for canals, ponds and other storage projects is the best way to preserve Nebraska's long-term water supply.

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Crime
6:37 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Sister of accused Omaha killer charged in 1 death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 18-year-old sister of a man accused of killing four people in and around Omaha in August has been charged with being an accessory in one of the killings.

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General News
6:35 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Omaha woman awarded $6.5 million for air bag failure in crash

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury has awarded an Omaha woman $6.5 million after she was injured in a 2007 crash in which she argued her car's air bag didn't fully deploy.

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Government
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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