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Government
1:10 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Democrats seek boost in Iowa education funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats who hold the majority in the Iowa Senate want to boost state education funding for the 2015 school year, but the Republican governor and Republicans controlling the state House have shown little interest in considering the proposal this year.

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Government
8:18 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Legislation would allocate $8 million for a new black history museum

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would put $8 million toward a new Great Plains Black History Museum in Omaha.

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Health/Medical
8:14 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Medicaid backers turn to those who didn't qualify

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Less than a year after lawmakers rejected Medicaid expansion in Nebraska, supporters are turning to a new group of allies: Low-income people who now realize that don't quality for coverage.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Senator Introduces Bill to Allow Concealed Handguns in School

Senator Mark Christensen, of Imperial, recently introduced legislation that would allow teachers and school staff, who are properly trained, to carry concealed handguns in schools.

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General News
6:20 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Neb. AG issues warning about automated call scam

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorney General Jon Bruning has issued a consumer alert about a phone scam targeting Nebraskans.

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General News
6:19 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Soaring propane costs spur calls for scrutiny

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Propane prices in the Midwest have soared in recent days, leading consumers, retail suppliers and political leaders to ask whether there is more at play than supply and demand.

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Health/Medical
11:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

More smoke-free housing options in Omaha

Two more Omaha apartment complexes are now smoke-free.

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Government
9:26 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.6 pct

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate has dropped again, hitting 3.6 percent in December.

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Crime
8:20 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Service held for Omaha girl killed by stray bullet

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A service has been held for a 5-year-old Omaha girl killed by a stray bullet.

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Omaha
8:17 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Memorial fund set up after Omaha plant accident

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A memorial fund has been set up for the families of two people killed after an animal feed processing plant collapsed in Omaha.

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