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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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Nebraska
8:01 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Nebraska appeals court upholds denial of appeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Court of Appeals rejected the appeal of a man serving life for the 1984 shooting death of his wife in Omaha.

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Nebraska
2:00 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

AAA Nebraska: gas prices down in time for holiday travel

AAA expects 36.1 million people will travel 50 or more miles from home during the Memorial Day weekend.

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Nebraska
8:12 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Traffic fatalities nearly on pace with last year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The number of roadway fatalities in Nebraska has barely changed this year compared to the same period in 2013, and state officials say most of those killed weren't wearing seat belts.

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Nebraska
12:40 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

GOP Senate candidate Sasse resigns from university

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Ben Sasse plans to resign as Midland University's president at the end of the year regardless of whether he wins a seat in the U.S. Senate in November.

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