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6:47 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Nebraska Lottery distributed more than $35 million in 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Lottery distributed more than $35 million to various state funds in 2014.

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6:46 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Contempt order for Nebraska agency upheld

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld a contempt of court order against the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services over its handling of a state ward's foster placement.

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6:44 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Low oil prices unlikely to hurt railroads much

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A collapse in oil prices won't derail the railroads' profit engine even if it does slow the tremendous growth in crude shipments seen in recent years.

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General News
10:52 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Nebraska board seeks guidance on powdered alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's liquor regulators will let the Legislature decide whether to bar or order a tight watch over powdered alcohol, if the new product ever hits store shelves.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu January 1, 2015

MAPA to host public workshop on planning around Offutt AFB

The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency, along with Offutt Air Force Base, state and federal agencies, local school districts and area chambers of commerce are working together to prepare a Joint Land Use Study.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon December 22, 2014

One in Three Fatal Crashes in the State a Result of Drinking/Drug Use

A third of traffic fatalities in Nebraska are alcohol or drug-related.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed December 3, 2014

UNO Graduate Students Offer Public Forum Tonight

A group of UNO graduate students focusing on Public Administration and Democracy class will present findings tonight on community violence and public health. 

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General News
1:32 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Operation Tipping Point aims to cut gang crime

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County and Lincoln police have started Operation Tipping Point, a program aimed at helping keep at-risk youth from joining gangs.

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General News
3:00 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

UNMC, UNeMed Open Office in Shanghai

UNMC opened an office in China late last month.  DJ Thayer is Director of International and Domestic Business Affairs for UNMC.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Nebraska: 29th Best Business Tax Climate

Nebraska has the 29th best tax climate in the U-S, according to the 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index.

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