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7:37 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Iowa agrees with EPA to boost farm inspections

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that increases the number of livestock farms routinely inspected, requires more farms to obtain permits, and more strictly enforces violations when manure leaks into rivers.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu September 12, 2013

New USDA Data Show Nebraskans Struggle with Hunger

New data recently released by the USDA Economic Research Service indicates about 13% of Nebraskans are food insecure.  This means they struggle to put food on their table on a regular basis. 

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General News
6:06 am
Mon September 9, 2013

UP Cares About Motorists' Safety

Railroad safety enforcement is part of Union Pacific’s UP Cares program.  Mark Davis, UP Spokesman, says Union Pacific works with local law enforcement agencies across the railroad to watch motorists at grade crossings. 

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General News
6:49 am
Sat September 7, 2013

Neb. high court settles parental notification law

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says state laws regarding notification in child welfare cases are constitutional, but has ruled that a biological father who pays child support must be notified of any action to place his child in foster care.

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General News
3:20 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Howard Buffett sponsors contest to feed hungry

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Howard Buffett is offering students a chance to win $10,000 if they come up with good ideas to help reduce hunger and improve nutrition.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon September 2, 2013

Omaha Ranks #1 for Cheapskates

Kiplinger’s has named Omaha the best city in the nation for Cheapskates.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu August 29, 2013

The NRC Meets with OPPD about Fort Calhoun

Fort Calhoun Station was the focus of a public meeting held between OPPD officials and the NRC at its Region IV office in Arlington, Texas on Tuesday.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Girls, Inc. Omaha Renovates & Expands

Courtesy of Girls, Inc.

Girls, Inc. of Omaha has plans to renovate, as well as add on to its existing building.

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General News
9:25 am
Sat August 24, 2013

Veteran US judge to retire from bench in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has announced his intention to retire after dispensing federal justice in Nebraska for more than 44 years.

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General News
9:23 am
Sat August 24, 2013

Neb. State Patrol limits fingerprinting in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol is limiting its fingerprinting services at an Omaha office because of short staffing.

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