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Government
1:50 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers won't expand Medicaid this year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to expand health care coverage to low-income Nebraskans won't make it out of the Legislature this year.

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Government
8:03 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa House OKs bill to encourage radon testing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has approved a bill that would require state educators to provide schools with information on radon safety and encourage them to test for the gas.

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Omaha
8:01 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Neb. woman sentenced in embezzlement case

(Information in the following story is from: KETV-TV, http://www.ketv.com )

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Gretna woman already serving time for tax evasion has been sentenced to more prison.

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Government
7:59 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Health, fiscal costs cited in Neb. Medicaid debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to extend health-care coverage to low-income Nebraskans is once again stirring debate among lawmakers.

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Business
6:06 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa Sales Forecast Rises

Though employment is lower in the state of Iowa in the first quarter of the year, capital spending has remained steady and the sales forecast is on the rise.

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Arts
6:06 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Maestro Thomas Wilkins Honored with Governor's Arts Award

Maestro Thomas Wilkins, Omaha Symphony

Omaha Symphony Music Director Thomas Wilkins has been named the Governor’s Arts Awards Outstanding Artist of the Year.

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Arts
1:00 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Flock House project opens at Omaha's Bemis Center

A flock house in New York City.
Credit www.flockhouse.org

A project at the Bemis Center envisions what it would be like to live or work in a temporary, nine-foot-across, space called a flock house.

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Government
2:59 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Faith groups endorse Wellness in Nebraska Act

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of faith leaders is calling on lawmakers to pass the Wellness in Nebraska Act, which would allow more low-income residents to qualify for Medicaid or subsidized private health insurance.

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Government
2:23 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

City Council to vote Tuesday on removing Crossroads Village bonds

Omaha voters might not be asked in May to approve bonds for the Crossroads Village project.

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Sports
8:02 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Creighton, Nebraska are on NCAA collision course

The state of Nebraska has two teams in the NCAA men's basketball tournament for the first time since 1991 — and they would meet if they win their openers Friday in San Antonio.

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