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Crime
6:19 am
Sat July 5, 2014

Judge orders documents on Nebraska inmate

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered local and state agencies to turn over documents pertaining to a Nebraska inmate who killed four people just days after being released from prison.

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Business
6:18 am
Sat July 5, 2014

Min. wage petition gets nearly 135K signatures

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage have collected nearly 135,000 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot, well beyond the minimum required.

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Government
8:03 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Omaha council OKs removal of landmark status

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has voted to remove a historic landmark designation from two downtown apartment buildings, clearing the way for them to be demolished and replaced with an office building.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu July 3, 2014

3 prisoners erroneously released still at large

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says it has accounted for all but three of the 45 prisoners who were released before they should have been and still owe time.

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Crime
10:36 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Judge denies bail for Omaha man in fatal shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has denied bail for an Omaha man accused of fatally shooting another man.

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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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