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Nebraska
8:13 am
Fri July 18, 2014

1 driver dies in Nebraska crash of 3 big rigs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One driver has been killed in a crash involving three semitrailers on Interstate 80 in southeast Nebraska.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Nebraska launches child care quality rating system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a new quality rating system for child care facilities and early childhood education programs.

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Government
1:52 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Fischer co-sponsors paid family leave measure

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer is co-sponsoring a bill that would give tax credits to employers who provide paid family leave.

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Sports
8:24 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Two former Huskers on All-Star team

For the first time, there were two former Huskers on Major League Baseball All-Star teams.  But each plays for separate teams: Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals for the American League, and Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Tony Watson for the National League.  As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports,  their only letdown is that they didn’t face other.

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Nebraska
8:18 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Keystone XL opponents to march in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline will participate in a walk across the nation to draw attention to climate change.

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Weather
8:11 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Pilger residents expect rebuilding to bring change

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Rebuilding plans for the northeast Nebraska town ravaged by a tornado last month got a boost when the Farmers Co-operative committed to restore its Pilger grain elevator.

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Government
1:34 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Council: US economic growth to outpace Nebraska's

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state business council predicts that Nebraska's economy will slow enough this year for the rest of the nation to catch up.

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Government
8:06 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Nebraska cash reserve expected to hit $707.5M

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Higher than expected tax collections will boost Nebraska's cash reserve to a projected $707.5 million.

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Government
2:43 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Fremont can't enforce part of its immigration rule

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Fremont is still struggling to enforce part of its ordinance requiring people to obtain licenses and swear they have legal permission to live in the U.S. before renting homes in the Nebraska city.

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Weather
8:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Pilger's tornado-damaged school to be torn down

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — The middle school in Pilger that was heavily damaged by a tornado last month will be torn down on Friday.

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