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2:49 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Nebraska ed. board member rejects calls for his resignation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska education member is refusing to leave office despite a vote from his colleagues that called for his resignation after racist content appeared on his blog.

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1:10 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Bellevue hiring fair scheduled for veterans, service members

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — An employment workshop will be held before next month's hiring fair in Bellevue for veterans, service members and military spouses.

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1:06 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Lincoln chief: Downtown cameras haven't proved useful yet

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Security cameras that have been watching over Lincoln's downtown bar scene haven't produced anything useful in the police fight against crime over the past year.

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6:06 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts Creates Major Economic Impact

Omaha Performing Arts had a $40 million economic impact on our community last year.

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8:34 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Nebraska, Iowa driving laws rated among worst in nation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A national advocacy group has ranked Nebraska and Iowa among the nation's worst in enacting safer driving laws.

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6:06 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Heartland 2050 Vision Approved by MAPA Council of Officials

Metropolitan Area Planning Agency’s Council of Officials unanimously approved the Heartland 2050 Vision earlier this month.

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6:06 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Study Shows Lead Affects Boys More Than Girls

A recent study conducted by Dr. Maya Khanna, Associate Professor of Psychology at UNO, focused on lead poisoned children living in Eastern Omaha.

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General News
2:01 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

TransCanada takes steps to acquire Keystone pipeline land

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline has taken its first steps in Nebraska since the state's high court cleared the way for the planned route.

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General News
9:47 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Ricketts: Lowering taxes, balancing budget doable this year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts says he's confident Nebraska can balance its budget this year while chipping away at the taxes that he says are hindering job growth.

The Republican governor tells The Associated Press the state needs to continue focusing on property taxes this year, but acknowledges that the work will be ongoing.

Ricketts will present his budget recommendations to lawmakers on Thursday in his first State of the State address. Though he declined to give specifics, the new governor says lowering property taxes are his top priority.

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9:46 am
Mon January 19, 2015

President of Omaha's Empowerment Network to speak at UNL

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The president of Omaha's Empowerment Network is set to speak at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to commemorate Martin Luther King Junior.

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