nebraska

Government
8:14 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers override some of Gov. Heineman's budget vetoes

Lawmakers voted Tuesday to override about $14.5 million of Governor Dave Heineman’s line-item vetoes to the state budget.

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Transportation
1:00 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Gas prices on the decline in Omaha

After reaching a record high last week, gas prices are on the way down in the Omaha area.

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Weather
1:15 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

NWS: three tornadoes hit southeast Nebraska Monday night

The National Weather Service says three tornadoes touched down in southeast Nebraska Monday night.

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General News
6:06 am
Tue May 28, 2013

"From Society Page to Front Page: Nebraska Women in Journalism"

Creighton Professor Dr. Eileen Wirth was one of the first female baby boomers to break into city news at the Omaha World Herald in the early 70’s.

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Weather
9:47 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Severe weather threat through Thursday

The National Weather Service says more severe weather is possible in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa through Thursday.

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Government
9:33 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Some spending bills shelved as Unicameral prepares to wrap up its session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some spending bills are falling by the wayside as Nebraska lawmakers prepare to finish the legislative session next month.

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Politics & Elections
9:31 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Gov. Heineman won't run for U.S. Senate in 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says he will not run for U.S. Senate, making the race to replace Republican U.S. Senator Mike Johanns wide open.

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Weather
12:52 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

American Red Cross volunteers from Nebraska deployed to Moore, Oklahoma

An airman kneels and prays in the Moore neighborhood south of Plaza Towers Elementary School.
Credit Joe Wertz, StateImpact Oklahoma and KGOU, Norman, OK

Two American Red Cross volunteers from the Nebraska/southwest Iowa chapter are headed to Moore, Oklahoma, to assist with disaster relief efforts.

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Government
2:16 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Lawmakers debate sales tax option

LINCOLN -- State senators debated an amendment to a bill Thursday that would roll back to 1.5 percent the optional sales tax local communities can levy.

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Business
9:45 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Nebraska unemployment rate edges down slightly in April

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dipped to 3.7 percent in April after registering 3.8 percent for four straight months.

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