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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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Business
1:00 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

China's economy the subject of Friday conference in Omaha

China’s rapid economic growth, aging population, business relationships, and economic reforms are topics of a conference Friday in Omaha.

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Government
8:18 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Lawmakers advance juvenile justice reform legislation

Lawmakers Wednesday advanced a bill aimed at overhauling Nebraska’s juvenile justice system.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Thu May 16, 2013

New OPS board's tasks: goal-setting, strategic plan

Six of the nine seats on the OPS board will be held by newcomers.

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Politics & Elections
3:17 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

UNO political scientist: combination of factors led to Stothert win

Voter turnout for Tuesday’s general election was 30 percent.

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Politics & Elections
11:22 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

OPS board: three incumbents, six new members elected

Credit OPS

The Omaha Public Schools board has six new members.

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