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General News
6:06 am
Wed May 22, 2013

The VA Welcomes Home Vets

The VA’s Welcome Home and Military Appreciation Night Event takes place this Friday in Grand Island.

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Government
6:06 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Senator Johanns says Farm Bill needs work

Senator Mike Johanns

US Senator Mike Johanns talked about the current draft of the farm bill during his weekly conference call with Nebraska media.

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Omaha
8:44 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Task Force set up to investigate Brumback murders, 2008 Dundee homicides

OPD Chief Todd Schmaderer and Deputy Chief Mary Newman update the Brumback murders Monday afternoon.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

A Task Force will investigate both the deaths of a Creighton doctor and his wife last week in west Omaha and the 2008 murders of two people in Dundee.

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Health/Medical
8:42 am
Mon May 20, 2013

280,000 meals served to Omaha children last year during summer breakfast and lunch programs

Students and families in Omaha needing breakfast or lunch during the summer can get it at more than 60 sites starting later this month.

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General News
7:25 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Omaha police to hold gun amnesty event next week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department will hold another Gun Amnesty Day to collect unwanted or illegal guns and ammunition.

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General News
7:24 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Nebraska nuke plant hopes to restart by June 30

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The utility that owns the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in eastern Nebraska says it hopes to have the plant ready to operate by the end of June. But on Friday it was reported that federal regulators are far from allowing it to restart.

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Government
2:16 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Lawmakers debate sales tax option

LINCOLN -- State senators debated an amendment to a bill Thursday that would roll back to 1.5 percent the optional sales tax local communities can levy.

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Weather
1:56 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Corps of Engineers keeping drought conservation measures in place

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says drought conservation measures will remain in place along the Missouri River basin.

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Business
9:45 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Nebraska unemployment rate edges down slightly in April

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dipped to 3.7 percent in April after registering 3.8 percent for four straight months.

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Business
1:00 am
Fri May 17, 2013

NRC, OPPD holding public meeting Friday on Fort Calhoun Station

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and OPPD have a public meeting scheduled Friday in Omaha about Fort Calhoun Station.

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