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6:06 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Kids Count in Nebraska Shows Families Working Hard But Falling Behind

Voices for Children released its Kids Count in Nebraska report last month.  Chrissy Tonkinson, Research Coordinator at Voices for Children, says the report found that the annual median household income in Nebraska has fallen by over $900 in the past ten years. 

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General News
3:52 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

New 531 area code may soon be used in eastern Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The first 531 phone numbers in Nebraska's new area code will soon be activated.

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General News
1:49 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Buffett's old Cadillac will be auctioned off for charity

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's old 2006 Cadillac is going to be auctioned off to raise money for one of his favorite charities now that the billionaire finally upgraded his car to a newer model.

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General News
2:00 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Plan would turn Lincoln's old auditorium into marketplace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Under a plan still in the draft stage, the Lincoln's old Pershing auditorium would be given new life as a modern food market with space for restaurants, a greenhouse and loft apartments.

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General News
2:00 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Nebraska financial adviser buys firehouse for his business

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A financial adviser in Omaha has bought a deactivated firehouse as the future home for his financial management business.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon February 9, 2015

The Fertility Rate Gap is Closing

Using the CDC’s annual report on births and figures from Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services, UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research recently released a report on fertility rates in Nebraska.

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General News
2:20 pm
Sat February 7, 2015

Groups seek tax exemptions for horses, textbooks, car washes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Car washes, college textbooks, horses and VFW food could end up sales-tax-free under a series of bills considered by Nebraska lawmakers.

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General News
1:10 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

Envelope full of cash found on Omaha street, given to police

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police officials are waiting for someone to claim money that was found stuffed in an envelope found on a street.

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General News
6:48 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Californian loses challenge to Nebraska real estate law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a California real estate broker's lawsuit over a Nebraska law requiring licensing to market Nebraska homes online.

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General News
6:06 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Founders Week 2015 is underway at Creighton

Creighton University celebrates Founders Week with events today through Saturday.

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