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Health/Medical
4:52 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Nebraska health care enrollment inches forward

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nonprofit groups are still working to sign Nebraskans up for health insurance through the new federal marketplace, despite computer problems that have lasted for nearly a week.

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Government
1:50 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Final Neb. tax hearings set for Lincoln, Omaha

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee is set to hold its final public hearings in Omaha and Lincoln.

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Government
1:49 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Omaha congressman changes mind, won't take pay

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha congressman has changed his mind and now says he won't take a paycheck until furloughed federal workers are paid.

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Sports
10:18 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Willingham expected on playoff panel

UNDATED (AP) — A person with knowledge of the process tells The Associated Press that former Notre Dame, Washington and Stanford coach Tyrone Willingham is expected to be on the College Football Playoff selection committee next year, and former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne has also been asked to be part of the panel.

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Weather
10:16 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Official: Onslaught of Iowa, Neb. tornadoes rare

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A National Weather Service meteorologist says Friday evening's tornado-spawning storms in northeastern Nebraska and northwestern Iowa were unusual for this time of year.

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Weather
10:14 am
Sun October 6, 2013

As many as 9 tornadoes reported in Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says as many as nine tornadoes hit an area covering northeast Nebraska and northwest Iowa Friday evening.

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Crime
6:15 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Neb. lawmakers planning to overhaul state prisons

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking at ways to reduce overcrowding in Nebraska's prison system, with a focus on services for the mentally ill, drug users and inmates who are least likely to re-offend.

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Weather
6:13 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Emergency declaration issued for Wayne County

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has issued an emergency declaration for the area surrounding Wayne after a tornado struck the northeast Nebraska town.

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Crime
9:05 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Several family members charged in Omaha killings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of killing four people in three separate shootings in and around Omaha this summer is not the only one facing charges in the three-week rampage.

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Government
9:03 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Buffett: budget fight will be resolved eventually

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he's confident the federal budget dispute will eventually be resolved.

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