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7:50 am
Sat August 3, 2013

Berkshire Hathaway's 2Q profit jumps 46 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated's second-quarter profit jumped 46 percent as Warren Buffett's company reported big paper gains on the value of its investments and derivative contracts.

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Iowa
2:10 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

MidAmerican Energy warns of scam

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — MidAmerican Energy Company is warning customers of a telephone scam that appears to be targeting its customers.

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Health/Medical
2:02 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Study looks at food insecurity, grocery costs for a family of four

A new study shows that families living at or below the federal poverty line need assistance from food pantries to be able to feed their household.

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Health/Medical
8:12 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Health experts say risks higher with packaged salad mix

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Food safety experts say they're not surprised by a recent outbreak of a stomach bug that two states have linked to bagged salad.

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Government
8:08 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Lawmakers examine funding options for K-12 schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of the Legislature's Education Committee are weighing different funding options for K-12 schools, including a suggestion to let districts impose a local sales tax.

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Education
8:05 am
Fri August 2, 2013

UNO program explores history, culture of Afghanistan

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A three-week seminar at UNO prepares military and civilian personnel to live and work in Afghanistan.

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Government
12:37 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Sen. Fischer supports President Obama's nominee for Stratcom commander

President Obama’s nominee to lead U.S. Strategic Command is one step closer to Senate confirmation.

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Business
10:14 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Business conditions index declines in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Creighton University Hosting National Conference on Justice

Creighton University is hosting a national conference today through Sunday on the Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education.

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Travel
1:40 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Nebraska Humane Society shares tips for safe summer travel with pets

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If you’re traveling with your dog or cat this summer, the Nebraska Humane Society says it’s important to prepare your pet for the trip ahead of time.

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