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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
1:01 pm
Thu January 1, 2015

Group: Unfunded mandates a factor in Nebraska property taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha think tank says unfunded mandates are a key driver of Nebraska's property taxes, but they're difficult to track and elected officials can easily blame them on someone else.

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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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Omaha
2:54 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Gas prices below $2 a gallon in many Omaha locations

Gas prices in the Omaha area are 72 cents lower than one month ago, according to tracking site GasBuddy.com.

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Omaha
2:20 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

2nd victim dies after last week's Omaha fire

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A second person has died after last week's fire at a boarding house in southeast Omaha.

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Nebraska
9:15 am
Mon December 29, 2014

Nebraska mom, Iowa officials seek missing man

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska woman is still hoping to find out what happened to her son, two months after he was reported to have driven a stolen pickup into the Missouri River north of Council Bluffs.

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Omaha
8:53 am
Wed December 24, 2014

One dead, one injured in boarding house fire in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —One person is dead and another remains hospitalized with injuries after a fire at a boarding house in south Omaha.

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Council Bluffs
8:48 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Wounded Iowan arrested in Omaha after chase

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 33-year-old man has been arrested in Omaha after a chase that began with officers' gunshots in Council Bluffs.

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Iowa
12:25 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Census shows Iowa continues slow population growth

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Figures released by the U.S. Census bureau show Iowa's population continues to grow slowly but steadily.

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Iowa
8:17 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Judge won't change venue in ex-lawmaker's sex abuse trial

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has decided not move the trial of a former state lawmaker accused of sexual abuse.

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