nebraska

Government
8:01 am
Thu July 3, 2014

3 prisoners erroneously released still at large

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says it has accounted for all but three of the 45 prisoners who were released before they should have been and still owe time.

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Weather
2:06 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Hail causes roughly $5M damage at nuclear plant

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — The hail storm that hit Blair last month caused roughly $5 million damage to the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in eastern Nebraska.

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Weather
8:09 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Pilger to lose its tornado-damaged school building

WISNER, Neb. (AP) — The school board has decided to tear down the middle school building that was heavily damaged by a tornado that tore through Pilger on June 16.

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Business
8:06 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Midwest economic index inches up again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up again, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 60.6 in June from 60.5 in May, hitting another three-year high.

Looking six months ahead, the business confidence portion of the overall index rose to 63.6 from 62.5 in May.

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Health/Medical
8:03 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Changes to school health screenings for 2014-15 year

Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.

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Government
3:46 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

New Nebraska state laws taking effect on Tuesday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four new Nebraska laws will go into effect on Tuesday.

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Politics & Elections
3:45 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Hassebrook picks Lancaster County official as running mate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democrat Chuck Hassebrook has chosen Lancaster County Commissioner Jane Raybould as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.

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Weather
8:04 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Pilger recovery expected to cost tens of millions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are still tallying the cost of the tornadoes that destroyed most of the town of Pilger, but it's expected to climb into the tens of millions.

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Nebraska
2:00 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Warrants issued for 20-25 former Nebraska inmates

20 to 25 arrest warrants have been issued for inmates who were released from the Nebraska corrections system early.

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Weather
8:20 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Joplin campaign to help Nebraska tornado victims

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Residents of a southwest Missouri city devastated by a 2011 tornado are reaching out to the northeast Nebraska town of Pilger, which was torn apart by a tornado last week.

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