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8:18 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Sarpy County extends benefits for same-sex couples

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Sarpy County commissioners have decided to extend health insurance benefits to spouses of gay county employees who have legally married in another state but live in Nebraska.

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Omaha
8:24 am
Tue January 28, 2014

2 workers hurt in falls at Omaha job site

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two workers have been injured in the collapse of a temporary stairwell at a construction site on the east side of Omaha.

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Government
1:13 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Neb. governor supports tax exemption for ag parts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is voicing support for a bill that would exempt agricultural repair and replacement parts from Nebraska's sales tax.

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Government
1:10 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Democrats seek boost in Iowa education funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats who hold the majority in the Iowa Senate want to boost state education funding for the 2015 school year, but the Republican governor and Republicans controlling the state House have shown little interest in considering the proposal this year.

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Government
6:23 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Omaha attorney releases fundraising tally for gubernatorial bid

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Bryan Slone is reporting $328,000 raised for his Nebraska gubernatorial campaign in the final weeks of 2013.

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General News
6:20 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Neb. AG issues warning about automated call scam

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorney General Jon Bruning has issued a consumer alert about a phone scam targeting Nebraskans.

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General News
6:19 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Soaring propane costs spur calls for scrutiny

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Propane prices in the Midwest have soared in recent days, leading consumers, retail suppliers and political leaders to ask whether there is more at play than supply and demand.

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Government
9:26 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.6 pct

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate has dropped again, hitting 3.6 percent in December.

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Crime
8:20 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Service held for Omaha girl killed by stray bullet

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A service has been held for a 5-year-old Omaha girl killed by a stray bullet.

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Omaha
8:17 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Memorial fund set up after Omaha plant accident

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A memorial fund has been set up for the families of two people killed after an animal feed processing plant collapsed in Omaha.

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