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Politics & Elections
11:38 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Nebraska Treasurer Stenberg to seek re-election

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg says he plans to seek re-election in 2014.

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Government
8:13 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Heineman cancels Nebraska study on climate change

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has canceled a Legislature-approved study on climate change, saying it would duplicate research work by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Politics & Elections
8:11 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Americans Elect party dissolves in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A political organization that had hoped to field bipartisan candidates for president and vice president has been dissolved in Nebraska.

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Government
2:37 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Leader of Iowa schools for deaf, blind to retire

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man who leads special schools for deaf and blind students in Iowa has announced plans to retire.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Nebraska treasurer reminds about unclaimed property

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Treasurer Don Stenberg wants Nebraskans to check to see whether they own any of the $125 million in unclaimed property his office is holding.

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Government
2:02 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Nebraska lawmaker launches Medicaid expansion petition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has started an online petition to build support for a Medicaid expansion proposal that has stalled in the Legislature.

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Government
10:55 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Douglas County eyes benefits for same-sex couples

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

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states.

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Crime
8:00 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Woman shot and killed inside NE Omaha home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 41-year-old woman was shot and killed inside a home in northeast Omaha this weekend, and a suspect has been arrested.

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Business
7:57 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Midwest business conditions improve in November

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic report says business conditions in nine Midwestern states improved slightly in November.

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Around the Nation
11:52 pm
Sat November 30, 2013

'Fast & Furious' Star Dies In Car Crash

Actor Paul Walker in March.
Joel Ryan AP

Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series, died Saturday in a car crash that killed one other person north of Los Angeles, his publicist said. He was 40.

Walker died Saturday afternoon, Ame Van Iden told the Associated Press.

A statement on the actor's Facebook page said he was a passenger in a friend's car, and that Walker was in the area to attend a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide.

"We ... are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news," the statement said.

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