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Government
11:50 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Judge allows Keystone XL lawsuit to proceed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ruled that opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska can proceed with their legal challenge to a state law that paved the way for a new project route.

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Politics & Elections
10:38 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Nine-member OPS board seated

The nine members of the OPS board gather for a photo after taking the oath of office Monday night.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

The Omaha Public Schools board of education now officially has nine members.

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Politics & Elections
9:39 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Omaha's first woman Mayor takes office

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert takes the oath of office at City Hall Monday night.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says public input will be key as she leads the city over the next four years.

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Government
2:21 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Nebraska revenue down in May

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net state revenue dipped below projections in May, but is still above the amount expected for the fiscal year that ends on July 1.

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Government
2:11 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle reflects on four years leading the city

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle gives his State of the City address earlier this year at UNMC. Suttle's last day as Mayor is Monday.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha’s outgoing Mayor says he plans to take some time off before going back in to the private sector.

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Omaha
10:58 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Former Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy charged with sexual assault

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Douglas County sheriff's deputy has been taken into custody while awaiting court action on a charge of sexual assault.

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Government
10:53 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Former Lt. Gov. Sheehy fined for improper cell phone use

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for improper use of a state cellphone as part of a settlement with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Senator Johanns Supports Students

US Senator Mike Johanns supported a motion last week to keep student loan rates from doubling at the end of the month.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Omaha's new Mayor, City Council, School Board members take office Monday

Nine Omaha Public School board members will be sworn in Monday evening, along with two new Omaha City Council representatives and the city's first woman Mayor.

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Iowa
6:44 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

Body found in Des Moines River identified as missing Iowa teen

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities have identified a body found in a river as that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted with another girl after getting off a school bus last month.

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