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Crime
8:01 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Iowa woman imprisoned for Social Security fraud

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 51-year-old southwest Iowa woman has been sentenced to prison for lying to the Social Security Administration.

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Weather
2:06 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Hail causes roughly $5M damage at nuclear plant

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — The hail storm that hit Blair last month caused roughly $5 million damage to the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in eastern Nebraska.

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Weather
8:09 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Pilger to lose its tornado-damaged school building

WISNER, Neb. (AP) — The school board has decided to tear down the middle school building that was heavily damaged by a tornado that tore through Pilger on June 16.

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Business
8:06 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Midwest economic index inches up again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up again, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 60.6 in June from 60.5 in May, hitting another three-year high.

Looking six months ahead, the business confidence portion of the overall index rose to 63.6 from 62.5 in May.

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Government
3:46 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

New Nebraska state laws taking effect on Tuesday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four new Nebraska laws will go into effect on Tuesday.

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Politics & Elections
3:45 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Hassebrook picks Lancaster County official as running mate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democrat Chuck Hassebrook has chosen Lancaster County Commissioner Jane Raybould as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.

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Weather
8:04 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Pilger recovery expected to cost tens of millions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are still tallying the cost of the tornadoes that destroyed most of the town of Pilger, but it's expected to climb into the tens of millions.

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Crime
8:00 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Man arrested after punching Omaha officer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man suspected of being naked while assaulting apartment residents has been arrested, accused of punching a police officer.

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General News
6:41 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Lincoln firefighters seeking arbitration

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln firefighters union will seek arbitration in its squabble with the fire chief over the use of a specially equipped pickup to handle some medical calls.

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General News
6:35 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Officials monitor mosquitoes in Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Standing water from repeated downpours in much of Iowa and Nebraska has created the perfect conditions for an onslaught of mosquitoes, but health officials say disease-carrying ones are not yet out in full force.

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