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Nebraska
8:20 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Third Fremont teen dies after Monday night crash

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Grief counselors will be available to Fremont High School students Wednesday as they mourn the deaths of three classmates.

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Education
8:07 am
Wed June 5, 2013

OPS prepares to welcome new school board, superintendent

Mark Evans begins his new job as OPS superintendent July 1.
Credit OPS

The new superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools says setting short and long-term goals with the new board will be his priority.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed June 5, 2013

SAFE Event Takes Place Sunday

Educating families about how to have a fun and safe summer is the goal of the annual SAFE Event.

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Government
8:53 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee begins its work

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of Nebraska's new tax modernization committee have started their work to identify any weaknesses in the state's tax structure.

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Government
8:51 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Lawsuit filed over denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal lawsuit has been filed against Nebraska over the state's denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.

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Education
8:16 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Final meeting for nine OPS board members

The next regular meeting of the Omaha Public Schools board will look much different than Monday night’s meeting did.

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Omaha
4:52 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Cause of fire in vacant Creighton University dorm under investigation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It's unclear what started a fire at a vacant Creighton University dorm that was quickly extinguished by firefighters.

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Business
12:29 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Regional economy grew slowly in May

A monthly survey of business conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states shows economic growth was nearly flat in May.

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Politics & Elections
10:27 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Former Senate candidate to run for Nebraska Governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former University of Nebraska Regent Chuck Hassebrook will announce this week that he's jumping into the 2014 race for governor.

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Government
10:23 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Legislation focused on children during Unicameral session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are gearing up to finish a session that has focused largely on children, including those in foster care, the criminal justice system and juveniles who need psychiatric treatment.

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