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2:48 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Report critical of Nebraska's efforts to privatize child welfare system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's effort to privatize child welfare services wasn't necessarily bad — it just went too fast.

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Business
8:26 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Hearing on proposed pipeline route draws hundreds of speakers

ALBION, Neb. (AP) — Speakers split the time available at a hearing concerning a new oil pipeline route through Nebraska.

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Omaha
8:46 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Police identify teen killed in west Omaha crash

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a person killed in a fatal car crash on the west side of Omaha.

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Government
12:34 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Former Gretna administrator sentenced to jail time

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Gretna's former city administrator has been sentenced to 6 months in jail for misusing city funds.

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Omaha
8:07 am
Mon December 3, 2012

One person killed, one injured in early morning crash west of Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a person injured in a fatal car crash west of Omaha.

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Omaha
8:19 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Omaha Police release name of man injured in officer-involved shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have released the name of a man shot by an officer in a western Omaha neighborhood.

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Nebraska
8:17 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Part of I-80 west of Omaha to close Thursday night

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Roads Department plans to temporarily close a westbound stretch of Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska so a sign can be installed.

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Council Bluffs
5:36 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Council Bluffs woman arrested for allegedly stealing from a cemetery

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 67-year-old woman has been arrested after a hidden camera appeared to show her stealing flowers, wreaths and other items from grave sites in a Council Bluffs cemetery.

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Politics & Elections
1:59 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Group files complaint against Douglas County Election Commissioner

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An elections watchdog group has filed a complaint against the embattled Douglas County Election Commissioner's office, alleging some Omaha voters were required to provide voter identification numbers before issuing them provisional ballots on Election Day.

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Education
8:35 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Committee reviewing education services for blind and deaf students in Iowa

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — A committee has decided to recommend Iowa provide education services for blind and deaf students at existing campuses in Vinton and Council Bluffs and three new sites in a regional system.

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