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3:07 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

DUI testing pilot program coming to Douglas County

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County officials will launch a pilot program this fall that will require repeat drunken-driving offenders to take twice-daily blood alcohol tests.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Rain helps alleviate drought, but is too late to help crops

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The storm system that left Colorado dealing with historic flooding also dropped rain across a large swath of the nation from Wisconsin to Texas helping to alleviate drought conditions in some areas of the country.

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Health/Medical
9:13 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Feds release data on Nebraska health coverage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The thousands of Nebraskans who don't have health insurance have gotten hints about how much they might pay for federally subsidized plans offered by four insurers under the Affordable Care Act.

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Nebraska
12:40 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Nebraska football star Johnny Rodgers seeks pardon

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska football great Johnny Rodgers has a date with the Nebraska Pardons Board.

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Government
11:25 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Gov. Heineman to pursue changes to Nebraska's good time law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he will pursue changes to Nebraska's system of awarding "good time" to prisoners, following criticism of the state corrections department and the arrest of a former inmate accused of committing four murders.

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Crime
8:25 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Man sentenced in Omaha mail threat case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 61-year-old man has been sentenced for mailing a threatening communication to Mutual of Omaha in Nebraska.

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Government
8:22 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Landowners criticize property valuation jumps

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The state Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee has gotten plenty of complaints about property valuations from landowners in western Nebraska.

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Nebraska
2:15 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

NRC: Fort Calhoun Station closer to restarting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators say the idle Fort Calhoun nuclear plant is making good progress toward restarting for the first time in more than two years, but some significant issues remain unresolved.

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Government
8:24 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Former State Sen. agrees to have law license suspended

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former state Sen. Brenda Council has agreed to a temporary suspension of her law license as she awaits a disciplinary hearing.

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Politics & Elections
8:16 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Iowa GOP moves its convention to June

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Republican State Central Committee has voted to hold its state convention in June, a month earlier than previously scheduled.

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