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Weather
10:25 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Snow, strong winds create dangerous conditions in Nebraska, Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A winter storm packing snow and wind swept through Iowa and Nebraska, slowing morning commutes, closing schools and leaving portions of major highways shut down.

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Government
8:57 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Relocation incentives could bring more people to rural Nebraska

The Nebraska Legislature's Urban Affairs Committee is considering a bill that would allow communities to use local option sales tax revenue to create incentives for people to relocate to those areas.

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Weather
8:47 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Blowing snow, dangerous road conditions in eastern Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The westbound lanes of Interstate 80 have been closed near Lincoln because of jackknifed semitrailers as blowing snow continues to cause travel problems in eastern Nebraska.

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Weather
2:39 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Winter Weather Advisory for much of KIOS listening area

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several inches of snow are expected across parts of Iowa and Nebraska as a winter storm moves in.

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Nebraska
8:42 am
Tue January 29, 2013

NRC inspectors back at Ft. Calhoun Station

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have begun the detailed inspections that will determine whether the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant will be allowed to restart.

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Education
4:34 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Room and board rates going up at NU campuses

Students at NU campuses in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, and at the College of Technical Agriculture will pay more for room and board next year.

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Government
6:25 am
Sat January 26, 2013

Lawmakers hear testimony on Skin Cancer Prevention Act

LINCOLN--- In an emotionally charged hearing Friday, Nebraska legislators listened to supporters and opponents of the Skin Cancer Prevention Act.

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Government
10:36 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Report finds issues with Nebraska's child welfare system

A new report shows Nebraska children are removed from their homes at almost twice the national rate under the state’s child welfare system.

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Government
8:23 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Legislation would require congenital heart screenings for newborns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Doctors who treat newborns are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would require congenital heart screenings as a way to help spot potential health threats.

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Weather
10:41 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Nebraska farmers advised to prepare for continued drought

CLAY CENTER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are being advised to plan for another growing season of drought.

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