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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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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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General News
3:52 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

New 531 area code may soon be used in eastern Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The first 531 phone numbers in Nebraska's new area code will soon be activated.

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7:37 am
Sat February 14, 2015

Creighton University hospital expects trauma certification

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Catholic Health Initiatives officials say they're confident that Creighton University Medical Center's trauma center soon will be certified for Level 1 patients.

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8:38 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Company suspends efforts to seize Nebraska land for Keystone

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Canadian oil pipeline company is temporarily suspending efforts to seize Nebraska land for the Keystone Pipeline XL amid a legal challenge.

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1:49 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Buffett's old Cadillac will be auctioned off for charity

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's old 2006 Cadillac is going to be auctioned off to raise money for one of his favorite charities now that the billionaire finally upgraded his car to a newer model.

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General News
2:00 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Plan would turn Lincoln's old auditorium into marketplace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Under a plan still in the draft stage, the Lincoln's old Pershing auditorium would be given new life as a modern food market with space for restaurants, a greenhouse and loft apartments.

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2:00 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Nebraska financial adviser buys firehouse for his business

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A financial adviser in Omaha has bought a deactivated firehouse as the future home for his financial management business.

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6:06 am
Mon February 9, 2015

The Fertility Rate Gap is Closing

Using the CDC’s annual report on births and figures from Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services, UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research recently released a report on fertility rates in Nebraska.

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