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General News
7:37 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Iowa agrees with EPA to boost farm inspections

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that increases the number of livestock farms routinely inspected, requires more farms to obtain permits, and more strictly enforces violations when manure leaks into rivers.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu September 12, 2013

New USDA Data Show Nebraskans Struggle with Hunger

New data recently released by the USDA Economic Research Service indicates about 13% of Nebraskans are food insecure.  This means they struggle to put food on their table on a regular basis. 

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Omaha
10:54 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Omaha firefighters find woman's body in burning home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters have found the body of an 82-year-old Omaha woman inside a burning house.

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Government
8:18 am
Wed September 11, 2013

State Sen. Scott Price resigning

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator from Bellevue says family reasons are behind his decision to resign.

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Government
2:00 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Public forums focus on role of neighborhood associations

A series of public forums begin Wednesday to get input about what Omahans want from their neighborhood associations.

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Omaha
1:21 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Two-mile stretch of Dodge Street in Omaha under construction starting next week

Drivers are urged to follow alternate routes as a two-mile stretch of Dodge Street in Omaha is resurfaced starting next week.

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Education
12:53 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

University of Nebraska combined enrollment up

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska says enrollment at its five campuses has grown to the highest total in 20 years.

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Health/Medical
9:05 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Iowa Insurance Department promotes health exchange

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's regulatory authority on the state's insurance industry has announced plans to travel around Iowa to help residents understand the new health insurance exchange.

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Crime
8:23 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Woman connected to Omaha killings to remain jailed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled there's enough probable cause to move forward with the case of an Omaha woman accused of supplying ammunition to a man suspected of going on a three-week killing spree.

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Politics & Elections
8:12 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Nebraska Governor's race taking shape

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska governor's race is quickly taking shape, with a flurry of new candidates launching their 2014 bids and others weighing their options.

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