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Politics & Elections
8:08 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Omaha City Councilman quits race for Congress

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen is dropping out of the race for Congress two months after launching his campaign, and he leaves Democrats without a candidate to challenge Republican Rep. Lee Terry.

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Education
2:08 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Iowa Governor launches education awareness campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants more people in Iowa to know about the benefits of science, technology, engineering and math education.

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Education
6:18 am
Sat December 7, 2013

Fine arts standards are proposed for Neb. schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal headed for the State Board of Education would set standards for fine arts education in Nebraska.

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Government
6:15 am
Sat December 7, 2013

Nebraska Sen. McGill likely to run for auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is leaning toward a run for state auditor.

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Government
1:50 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Appointee to Nebraska Legislature withdraws name

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new appointee to the Nebraska Legislature has backed out, following news that he owes the state $16,000 for campaign-disclosure violations.

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Government
11:05 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Fine Arts standards proposed for Nebraska schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal headed for the State Board of Education would set standards for fine arts education in Nebraska.

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Omaha
8:05 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Officials: 2 students brought gun to Omaha school

(Information in the following story is from: KETV-TV, http://www.ketv.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say two students have been arrested for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to an Omaha school.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Removal of Monona County auditor sought

ONAWA, Iowa (AP) — The Monona County attorney is seeking the removal from office of the county auditor, who faces drug charges.

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Crime
2:22 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Former Omaha senator gets 3 years of probation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former state Sen. Brenda Council has been given three years of probation on one federal count of wire fraud.

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Omaha
2:17 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Omaha residents to pay more for water, natural gas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha area residents will pay more for water and natural gas service next year.

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