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Health/Medical
8:24 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Cyclospora cases climb in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of people reporting a food-borne intestinal illness believed to have come from a contaminated vegetable has climbed to 62 in Nebraska.

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Government
1:00 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Iowa Workforce Development to lay off employees

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state is laying off staffers at the Iowa Workforce Development agency, which provides services to unemployed residents.

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Government
12:57 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Nebraska attorney and activist running for State Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln attorney has announced plans to run for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Omaha
8:41 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Anthony Garcia due back in Union County, IL, court Wednesday

JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — A doctor suspected in four slayings in Nebraska is scheduled for another southern Illinois court appearance that could decide how quickly he'll return to Omaha to face murder charges.

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Health/Medical
12:28 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

More than 70 cases of cyclospora now reported in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of Iowans sickened by a food-borne intestinal illness continues to increase. The Iowa Department of Public Health says 71 cases of cyclosporiasis have now been confirmed.

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Omaha
8:56 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Police identify man shot and killed outside Omaha beauty supply store

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot to death outside a beauty supply store in north-central Omaha.

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Health/Medical
6:22 am
Sat July 13, 2013

Food-borne illness sickens 35 in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of confirmed cases of a rare food-borne illness in Nebraska has climbed to 35 as state and federal public health agencies try to figure out where it's coming from.

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Politics & Elections
2:41 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

State Sen. Tom Carlson running for Governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Tom Carlson has announced his candidacy for governor.

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Government
10:29 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Economic Forecasting Board sees continued growth in Nebraska economy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State economic forecasters expect steady economic and job growth across most of the state industries through 2015.

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Government
8:46 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Kearney chosen as location for new veterans home

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has selected Kearney as the location for the new Central Nebraska Veterans Home.

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