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7:23 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Senators confirm Frakes as new Nebraska corrections director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have confirmed Scott Frakes as the new director of Nebraska's embattled corrections department.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Retirement transition series returns to Omaha Public Library

Starting next week, the Omaha Public Library will kick off its retirement transition series. This is the fourth year the library has offered the series.

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General News
1:01 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Both sides submit more info in Nebraska gay marriage lawsuit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys on both sides of the legal fight over Nebraska's ban on gay marriage have turned in final written arguments on a motion to quash the ban immediately.

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General News
1:20 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Nebraska finds funding paperwork that US officials wanted

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State officials say the Nebraska Crime Commission has tracked down records needed to explain how 20 law enforcement agencies spent more than $13 million in federal grants over three years.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Lincoln Science Cafe Focuses on Climate Change

Melting of the polar ice caps, hotter temperatures and extreme weather are just a few of the issues commonly associated with climate change.

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General News
11:48 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Emergency transfer to cover Nebraska child welfare advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are moving ahead with an emergency $7 million cash transfer to prevent the state's child welfare system from running out of money.

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General News
1:32 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Agency suggests changes after 'Cops' crewman's death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal agency has issued the producers of the long-running TV show "Cops" a letter offering guidelines that might have prevented the shooting death of a crew member last summer in Omaha.

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General News
4:22 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Nebraska district buys flood-prone land along Missouri River

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The last round of buyouts has been completed of flood-prone property at a development along the Missouri River south of Bellevue.

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4:21 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Director teaching in China wants leave from district

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Board members for a natural resources district are considering action on a colleague who wants to remain on the board despite being out of the country until June, teaching in China.

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General News
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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