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Government
8:03 am
Mon May 5, 2014

New death penalty debate resonates in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The bungled execution of an inmate in Oklahoma is casting new attention on the death penalty in Nebraska, where capital punishment remains on the books but no one has been executed in nearly two decades.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Second Congressional District: Terry faces challenge in primary election

Incumbent Second District Congressman Lee Terry faces a challenger in the May 13th primary election.

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Weather
2:30 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Emulating nature key to landscaping during drought conditions

As of Tuesday, 70 percent of Nebraska remained in moderate to extreme drought conditions.

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Business
8:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Buffett may face questions about performance

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's failure to beat the stock market in four of the past five years has raised the issue of whether Berkshire Hathaway's 83-year-old CEO has lost his touch.

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Government
3:20 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Bipartisan bill approves pipeline construction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have introduced legislation authorizing its immediate construction and say they expect the measure will come to a vote in the coming days.

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Health/Medical
1:29 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Nearly 43,000 Nebraskans enroll in marketplace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new federal report says nearly 43,000 Nebraskans signed up for health insurance in the six months since the federal marketplace was launched.

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Politics & Elections
11:07 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Nebraska voters facing early voting deadlines

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans wanting to vote early for May 13 partisan primary are facing some upcoming deadlines.

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Education
8:05 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Incoming Nebraska dean was accused in bias case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An incoming dean at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln was cited in a discrimination complaint in her former position at Central Michigan University.

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Government
3:37 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Keystone XL pipeline supporters seek Senate vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift election-year Senate vote on legislation to approve the project that environmentalists oppose strongly and the Obama administration has delayed indefinitely.

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Transportation
2:30 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Report looks at condition of bridges in Nebraska

A new report finds 18 percent of bridges in Nebraska are structurally deficient.

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