1:00 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Science Cafe to focus on prairies, wildlife

Nebraska’s prairies and the wildlife that call them home are the subject of Tuesday's UNMC Science Café.

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Politics & Elections
12:00 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Douglas County Democratic Party opposed to ballot initiative merging two offices

The Douglas County Democratic Party is opposed to an item on the November ballot merging the Assessors and Register of Deeds’ offices.

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8:16 am
Thu August 30, 2012

West Nile Virus cases on the rise in Nebraska

There are now 29 reported cases of West Nile Virus in Nebraska, including four in Douglas County.

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Politics & Elections
12:55 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Second Congressional District candidate wants changes to Medicare system

The Democratic candidate for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District says changes are needed to the Medicare system to keep it solvent.

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2:38 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Douglas County Health Department reports the season's first West Nile Virus death

A Douglas County man in his mid 60s has died after contracting West Nile Virus.

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8:15 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Drought conditions nearly unchanged in Nebraska

Drought conditions in Nebraska are nearly unchanged from last week, according to a new report.

The new report from the National Drought Mitigation Center was released Thursday morning. 98 percent of Nebraska is now in an extreme to an exceptional drought. Last week, it was 91 percent. 22 percent of the state remains in an exceptional drought, the same as last week.

67 percent of Iowa is in an extreme drought, up from 62 percent last week. No areas are in N exceptional drought.

1:00 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Police say Lincoln hate crime was a hoax

Lincoln Police say a reported hate crime against a 33-year-old woman never happened.

The Lancaster County Attorney's office issued an arrest warrant Tuesday afternoon for Charlie Rogers. She was arrested for filing a false police report. 

Rogers reported to Lincoln police on July 22nd that she was assaulted by three men wearing ski masks. Police said at that time that derogatory language regarding a person's sexual orientation was also spray painted on the walls of her home.

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1:00 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Contract awarded for new STRATCOM headquarters

The current home of U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base.
courtesy Google Images

Construction could begin next spring on the new headquarters for U.S. Strategic Command.

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11:48 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Drought conditions expand rapidly in Nebraska

The new report from the National Drought Mitigation Center shows exceptional drought conditions expanded rapidly in Nebraska during the past week.
National Drought Mitigation Center

Drought conditions expanded rapidly in Nebraska during the previous week, according to a new report.

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11:46 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Public meetings set on health insurance marketplace

Eight public meetings will be held statewide as Nebraska works to put together a state-based health insurance exchange program.

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