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Health/Medical
7:08 am
Sat September 21, 2013

New information released on Iowa's proposed health insurance marketplace

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Newly released rate information on Iowa's health care marketplace shows the state will offer some of the lowest premiums in the country.

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Politics & Elections
3:37 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley to run for re-election

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley says he'll seek a seventh term in 2016.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Nebraska's child poverty rate edges downward

New Census data figures show child poverty rates are down slightly in Nebraska.

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Omaha
9:15 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Cost of new UNO arena rises almost $12 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price tag for the University of Nebraska at Omaha's new arena has gone up nearly $12 million, and officials are blaming rising construction costs and design revisions.

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Crime
9:12 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Police: woman helped her brother commit murder

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested the sister of a man who is accused of killing four people in August.

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Education
2:30 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Creighton named top Midwest Regional University by U.S. News and World Report

Creighton University is the top Midwest Regional University for the 11th year in a row, according to U.S. News and World Report.

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Government
2:30 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Farm bill extension set to expire September 30th

Nebraska’s senior U.S. Senator says Congress needs to work out a new, five-year farm bill.

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Iowa
2:01 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad's brother fined by EPA for violations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The brother of Gov. Terry Branstad will pay a fine and spend $26,000 to install a wetland area after his cattle farm failed to comply with requirements of his clean water permit.

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Iowa
8:16 am
Thu September 19, 2013

2 killed in I-29 crash identified

MONDAMIN, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa have identified two people killed in a crash on Interstate 29 near Mondamin earlier this week.

The Council Bluffs Nonpareil reports that 18-year-old Salvador Valdovinos, of South Sioux City, Neb., and 59-year-old William Griffin, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died in the Monday crash.

Authorities say a pickup driven by Valdovinos went off the interstate around 6:50 a.m., overcorrected and crossed the center median, hitting the side of a northbound semitrailer in which Griffin was traveling.

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Government
8:12 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Nearly 200 people dropped from Nebraska insurance program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have pulled nearly 200 people out of a state program that helps pay for private health insurance when doing so is cheaper than billing through Medicaid.

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