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General News
6:06 am
Fri June 13, 2014

US Army Corps of Engineers says runoff during May above normal

The US Drought Monitor map was updated Thursday and still shows parts of Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa in some form of drought.

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Nebraska
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Report shows fewer summer meal program sites available

There were fewer sites serving summer meals to children last year, according to a new report.

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Agriculture
8:29 am
Thu June 12, 2014

USDA: Drought cuts wheat crop; corn, soybeans good

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's wheat crop is smaller than earlier was predicted due to drought. But corn and soybean crop expectations have changed little in the latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Nebraska
8:27 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Mining firm meets with Nebraska landowners

ELK CREEK, Neb. (AP) — Many southeast Nebraska residents hope a Canadian firm will eventually build a mine to extract a rare mineral used to make steel from deep beneath the ground, but they're not counting on it.

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Omaha
2:21 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Body found at Omaha-area landfill, authorities say

WASHINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A garbage truck driver has found a body at the landfill for the Omaha area.

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Iowa
8:13 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Woodbine police chief resigns after 3 months

WOODBINE, Iowa (AP) — A western Iowa police chief has resigned after three months on the job.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed June 4, 2014

MAPA Seeking Public Input for the Platteview Road Corridor

Michael Felschow, Transportation Manager at the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency says the Platteview Road Corridor is a high priority because of the realignment of Highway 34.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Omaha gets favorable rating for parks

Omaha ranks 12th among 60 U.S. cities when it comes to parks.

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Nebraska
1:00 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Big Red Express whistle-stop tour to visit four Nebraska communities

Union Pacific and the University of Nebraska are participating in a unique whistle-stop tour of the state later this month.

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Council Bluffs
8:01 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Western Iowa authorities say woman died in fire

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa say a woman has died in a fire just east of Council Bluffs.

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