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Government
2:38 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada has cleared a significant hurdle after the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.

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Business
2:36 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

International Nutrition to lay off 25 employees

An Omaha industrial plant that was the site of a fatal accident in mid-January will lay off 25 employees.

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Government
11:20 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Omaha Mayor creates Citizen Complaint Review Board

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert, Police Chief Todd Schmaderer, and Police Union president John Wells announce the Citizen Complaint Review Board Friday.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omahans will have a new way to have their complaints against sworn police officers heard.

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Nebraska
8:01 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Mistrial in Nebraska wrongful convictions lawsuit

(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has declared a mistrial in a civil rights lawsuit seeking damages for six people wrongly convicted in a 1985 Nebraska murder.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Neb. considers law for robberies with toy guns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Robbers who use a toy gun in a hold-up could still face a felony firearm charge in Nebraska, under a new bill considered by lawmakers.

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Business
2:28 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Crossroads redevelopment project could begin this summer

Construction could begin later this year on Crossroads Village in Omaha.

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Arts
2:00 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Events, culture, history of 1968 coming to Omaha's Durham Museum

A restored 1966 Huey helicopter is part of the 1968 exhibit at the Durham Museum.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

An exhibit opening next week at Omaha’s Durham Museum takes visitors month-by-month through 1968.

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Crime
9:47 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Gang member imprisoned in Omaha killing of teen

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man has been given 55 to 85 years in prison for the slaying of a 16-year-old Omaha boy who was wearing red, the color of a rival gang.

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Government
8:08 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Neb. Medicaid backers pack legislative hearing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a new bill to expand Medicaid in Nebraska are calling on lawmakers to act on the proposal this year.

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Politics & Elections
8:05 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Democratic candidate Hassebrook files for Nebraska Governor's race

Democratic candidate for Nebraska Governor Chuck Hassebrook says he has 1,500 campaign volunteers in 91 counties.

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