General News

Council Bluffs
8:07 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Interim Council Bluffs police chief swears in son

(Information in the following story is from: The Daily Nonpareil, http://www.nonpareilonline.com )

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The interim police chief in Council Bluffs has been given a unique opportunity to formally welcome his son as an officer.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Report Released on Impact of Latin-Owned Businesses in Nebraska

According to a new report released by the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies at UNO, Latino businesses grew in the years 2000-2007.

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Omaha
8:01 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Driver died in Omaha crash, police say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a sport utility vehicle has died in a central Omaha crash.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Gas prices up in Omaha compared to 2013

Gas prices are up 21 cents in Omaha compared to this time last year.

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Environment
8:04 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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Technology
4:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Creighton research looks at impact of kill switch for smartphones

A Creighton researcher says consumers could save millions of dollars every year if a “kill switch” was available for lost or stolen smartphones.

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General News
6:36 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri April 18, 2014

UNO's Community Engagement Center Officially Opens

Community Engagement Center, Courtesy of UNO

UNO’s new Community Engagement Center was completed in March and had its grand opening yesterday.

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Omaha
2:00 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Omaha celebrates Earth Day

Omaha’s annual celebration of Earth Day is this Saturday.

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Nebraska
2:04 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Race for Results: report looks at barriers to success

A new report shows children of color face racial and socioeconomic barriers to success.

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