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Education
11:56 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Program aims to help poor kids overcome education obstacles

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Omaha-area school districts next year will test a new concept in early childhood education that's aimed at helping kids from poor families surmount educational obstacles.

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Crime
11:49 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Omaha police: Woman shot by 2 officers dies at hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a woman has died after being shot by two officers who say she threw a knife and lunged toward one of them.

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Crime
11:47 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Nebraska high court upholds ex-prison guard's conviction

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a former Nebraska prison guard for having a sexual relationship with a woman on parole.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri January 30, 2015

UNMC Receives Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Designation

The University of Nebraska Medical Center recently received the “Community Engagement” designation by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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Government
10:50 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Nebraska's Sasse to lead US Senate agriculture subcommittee

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security.

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Government
10:48 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Retirees ask Nebraska senators to expand income tax cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's civilian and military retirees are once again asking lawmakers for tax breaks, saying a package approved last year didn't go far enough.

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General News
10:47 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Yellowstone oil spills fuel arguments over Keystone line

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu January 29, 2015

IA West Foundation Partners with UNO to Build Latino Leadership

UNO’s Office of Latino and Latin American Studies, also known as OLLAS, recently received a $25,000 grant from the Iowa West Foundation.

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Crime
2:52 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Omaha police ID woman injured in officer-involved shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha authorities have identified a 39-year-old woman critically injured in an officer-involved shooting this week.

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General News
2:49 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Nebraska ed. board member rejects calls for his resignation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska education member is refusing to leave office despite a vote from his colleagues that called for his resignation after racist content appeared on his blog.

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