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Omaha
8:26 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Officials: Deaths of mom, son were murder-suicide

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investigators have confirmed that a teenager killed his mother this summer before taking his own life.

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Education
8:19 am
Wed September 3, 2014

State scores in math, science, reading improve

77 percent of Nebraska students met or exceeded standards on statewide reading tests last year.

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Health/Medical
1:51 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Omaha group gets grant to reduce infant mortality

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based health care organization is receiving money from the federal government to fund a program aimed at reducing infant mortality.

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Crime
8:29 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Police: Man arrested after police chase in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say they've arrested a 20-year-old man who fled from police before driving his truck toward an officer.

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Crime
12:06 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Police arrest suspect in death of 76-year-old

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested a suspect in this weekend's shooting death of a 76-year-old man.

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Health/Medical
12:00 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield contract with CHI Health expires

A contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHI Health has expired, with no new agreement reached.

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Crime
3:50 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Police: two robberies in Omaha Tuesday night are connected

Omaha Police say Tuesday’s robberies at Wendy’s and Little Caesar’s are connected, and a suspect is in custody.

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Omaha
8:20 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Security workers find loaded gun at Omaha airport

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration employees discovered a loaded handgun at a security checkpoint in an Omaha airport this week.

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Omaha
8:17 am
Fri August 29, 2014

3 cited in Omaha area on ridesharing allegation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators have cited three people in suburban Omaha in connection with ridesharing, a smartphone-based service that's not allowed in Nebraska.

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Politics & Elections
7:45 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

OPS bond issue goes to voters

Voters in the Omaha Public Schools district will decide in November if the district should borrow $421 million for a slate of projects.

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