General News

Omaha
8:06 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Ridesharing offers freebies in Lincoln, Omaha

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators will keep an eye on the ridesharing company Lyft as it offers free services in Lincoln and Omaha for the next two weeks.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Commemorating the Trial of Ponca Chief Standing Bear

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On Friday, May 9th, the Douglas County Historical Society will mark the 135th anniversary of the trial of Ponca Chief Standing Bear with a series of activities.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu April 24, 2014

OPS Students help with Heartland 2050

130 Omaha Public Schools high school students have been canvassing neighborhoods around the city, gathering information for Heartland 2050.

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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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