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Omaha
11:44 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Suit against Omaha police claims excessive force

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says a lawsuit has been filed against Omaha police over excessive force.

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Politics & Elections
11:40 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Branstad says he has more than $4 million on hand

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he has more than $4 million in his campaign account.

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Weather
4:59 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Pets should be brought inside, protected in cold

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pet owners are being encouraged to bring their animals inside during the bitter cold snap.

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Weather
4:57 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Cold weather prompts widespread school closings

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many school districts in Iowa and Nebraska will remain closed today because of the dangerously cold weather.

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Around the Nation
6:08 am
Sat January 4, 2014

Boeing Machinists Approve Contract To Secure 777X Work

Boeing workers cry after learning that the Boeing machinists union voted to accept the company's latest contract offer to keep the assembly of the Boeing 777X airplane in Washington state.
Ted S. Warren AP

The stakes were high and the vote was close as Boeing production workers agreed to concede some benefits in order to secure assembly of the new 777X airplane for the Puget Sound region.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Boeing hailed Friday's vote, which proponents said solidifies the aerospace giant's presence in the Seattle area.

"Tonight, Washington state secured its future as the aerospace capital of the world," Inslee declared.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Iowa awarded $1.36M for solar tax credits in 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Revenue Department says the state awarded $1.36 million in tax credits to Iowa people and companies for installing solar energy systems last year.

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Government
8:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Nebraska vets' home makes national priority list

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The planned Central Nebraska Veterans Home in Kearney has been added to a national priority list for federal construction grants.

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Omaha
8:25 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Omaha police find crying toddler in cold car

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child found crying inside a frigid car in a northeast Omaha parking lot has been taken into protective custody and her parents have been cited for neglect.

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Nebraska
7:57 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Relatives worry about missing Omaha girl, 16

(Information in the following story is from: The North Platte Telegraph, http://www.nptelegraph.com )

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Relatives of a missing Omaha teenager are increasingly anxious about her safety after she didn't contact them during the holidays.

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Crime
8:44 am
Wed January 1, 2014

Neb. psychiatrist: Man competent for murder trial

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A psychiatrist working for prosecutors says a former prison inmate charged with killing four people in Omaha is competent to stand trial.

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