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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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General News
6:33 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Branstad orders flags lowered to honor Marine

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad has ordered that flags in the state be flown at half-staff in honor of a Marine from Iowa who was killed in Afghanistan.

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Government
6:31 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Warrants issued for prisoners released too early

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have issued arrest warrants for about 20 of the 306 inmates who were released early because the Department of Correctional Services miscalculated their sentences.

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Weather
8:20 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Joplin campaign to help Nebraska tornado victims

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Residents of a southwest Missouri city devastated by a 2011 tornado are reaching out to the northeast Nebraska town of Pilger, which was torn apart by a tornado last week.

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Crime
8:17 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Omaha police officer seriously hurt in stabbing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an Omaha police officer has been seriously injured in a stabbing.

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Crime
1:05 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Police arrest Iowa man on suspicion of robberies

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Council Bluffs man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing several area businesses over a short period.

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Crime
8:28 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Wounded man died at Omaha hospital, police say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha officers who were sent to a call about a break-in have found a fatally wounded man.

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Government
1:56 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Jenkins says he has signatures for US Senate bid

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska cattle rancher and restaurant owner says he has gathered enough signatures to qualify for this year's U.S. Senate race.

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Crime
1:54 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Filing alleges Nebraska prison center overcrowding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Six inmates alleging overcrowded conditions have asked a district court to let them sue the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services without paying a filing fee.

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