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General News
4:53 am
Mon May 26, 2014

UNL to host global water security conference

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is hosting a conference on water security and its impact on the Middle East.

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General News
4:51 am
Mon May 26, 2014

Progress, challenges seen in child welfare reform

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two years after lawmakers began a major overhaul of Nebraska's child welfare system, the number of state wards has fallen but challenges remain in caring for some of the youngest children.

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Nebraska
2:00 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

AAA Nebraska: gas prices down in time for holiday travel

AAA expects 36.1 million people will travel 50 or more miles from home during the Memorial Day weekend.

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Iowa
8:15 am
Fri May 23, 2014

USDA: Fewer farm workers hired, pay slightly more

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of workers hired directly by farms in Iowa and Missouri during the reference week of April 6th through 12th, was down 25 percent from a year ago.

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Nebraska
8:12 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Traffic fatalities nearly on pace with last year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The number of roadway fatalities in Nebraska has barely changed this year compared to the same period in 2013, and state officials say most of those killed weren't wearing seat belts.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Loessfest 2014 Kicks Off This Weekend

Loessfest was initiated last year by the Council Bluffs Parks Department to be a signature event at Hanafan Park, on the eastern side of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

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Omaha
12:43 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

$6.3 million raised for nonprofits during Omaha Gives

Omaha’s second annual day of giving raised twice as much as last year, with triple the participation.

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Nebraska
12:40 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

GOP Senate candidate Sasse resigns from university

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Ben Sasse plans to resign as Midland University's president at the end of the year regardless of whether he wins a seat in the U.S. Senate in November.

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Iowa
8:10 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Council Bluffs parade officials apologize to vets

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Parade officials have apologized to Vietnam War veterans for telling them they couldn't use their "tiger cage" float in the Celebrate Council Bluffs parade.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Salute to African American Leaders on Display at Crossroads

Great Plains Black History Museum’s newest exhibit is called “A Salute to African American Leadership.”

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