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1:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Iowa auditor: some agencies not following laws

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state auditor's report on the Iowa Department of Public Health criticizes the agency for failing to inspect funeral homes and other places where bodies are prepared for burial as required by state law.

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Crime
3:21 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Judge to decide if Garcia hearing is closed to the public

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge will decide Wednesday morning whether to close a preliminary hearing for an Indiana man accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

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Education
11:18 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Nebraska test scores improve in math, science, reading

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska students who took math, science and reading exams received higher average scores this year than in 2012, according to new state data.

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Business
2:37 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

MidAmerican Energy to install wind turbines in five Iowa counties

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board has approved a plan from the state's largest utility company to install hundreds of wind turbines by the end of 2015.

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Government
10:46 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Researchers to evaluate school support program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have been given a $3.2 million federal grant to evaluate a program that uses parent-to-parent support to help families keep kids in school.

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Government
3:14 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Ex-Bellevue police chief claims $23K in sick pay

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Bellevue City Council is set to vote on a claim by a former police chief who retired amid scandal for more than $23,000 in unused sick leave.

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Crime
3:11 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

1 dead in north Omaha shooting; 1 arrested

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a 23-year-old man has been killed in a north Omaha shooting, and one man has been arrested.

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Government
6:09 am
Sat August 10, 2013

Special election set for open state House seat

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says a special election will be held Oct. 22 to fill a vacant state House seat.

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General News
6:08 am
Sat August 10, 2013

Nebraska utility won't boost nuke plant's output

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Public Power District's board has decided against boosting capacity of its nuclear power plant in the southeast corner of the state.

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Crime
8:32 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Police ID man found slain in northeast Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 23-year-old man who was shot to death in northeast Omaha.

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