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Nebraska
8:27 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Mining firm meets with Nebraska landowners

ELK CREEK, Neb. (AP) — Many southeast Nebraska residents hope a Canadian firm will eventually build a mine to extract a rare mineral used to make steel from deep beneath the ground, but they're not counting on it.

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Government
2:45 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

May tax receipts lower than projected in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's net tax receipts in May came in lower than projected.

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Health/Medical
8:44 am
Tue June 10, 2014

DHHS sees 1st case of rare, mosquito-borne virus

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has received its first report of a rare, mosquito-borne virus.

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Weather
8:28 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Severe weather causes widespread damage, flooding in Omaha metro area

Widespread damage and flooding are reported in parts of the metro area after severe storms dropped heavy rain and large hail Tuesday evening.

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Weather
7:58 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Damaging storms forecast for Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says damaging storms are expected to develop later Tuesday in Nebraska and Iowa.

The National Weather Service in Omaha says there's a moderate risk today for severe weather in an area that includes Omaha and Lincoln.

The weather service says in its hazardous weather outlook that storms are likely to erupt along and north of Interstate 80 and quickly move east. The storms could spawn tornadoes, produce damaging hail and straight-line winds and drop torrents of rain.

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Nebraska
1:00 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Big Red Express whistle-stop tour to visit four Nebraska communities

Union Pacific and the University of Nebraska are participating in a unique whistle-stop tour of the state later this month.

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Politics & Elections
2:20 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Ricketts places Lt. Gov. Heidemann on GOP ticket

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has picked Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.

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Business
7:58 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Midwest economic index hits another 3-year high

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

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Nebraska
12:56 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Nebraska high court to rule on state's smoking ban

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court will decide whether a lower court was right to strike down exceptions in the state's public smoking ban.

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Government
10:34 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Gov. Dave Heineman applies for NU presidency

Governor Dave Heineman says he wants to be next president of the University of Nebraska.

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