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Agriculture
12:58 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

USDA anticipates Nebraska farmers will plant nearly 10 million acres of corn

The USDA anticipates Nebraska ag producers will plant 9.9 million acres of corn this year.

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Politics & Elections
12:54 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Suttle, Stothert move on to May 14 general election

Incumbent Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle and City Councilwoman Jean Stothert are the candidates for Mayor in the May 14 general election.

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Politics & Elections
9:31 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Federal officials monitoring Omaha's primary election

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says it will monitor the Omaha primary election to ensure compliance with federal election laws.

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Omaha
9:28 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Omaha Police Command Officer placed on leave

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a command officer has been placed on administrative leave as the department continues investigating an allegation of brutality.

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Business
3:05 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

2013 Omaha Business Hall of Fame Gala

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce will induct five new members into its Business Hall of Fame this month.

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Weather
1:38 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Impact-based warning system to provide specifics about severe weather

Nebraska recorded its first-ever February tornado last year.
Credit NWS North Platte

Starting Monday, you’ll notice new wording in warnings issued by the National Weather Service.

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Sports
1:07 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Creighton's Doug McDermott repeats as AP All-American

Creighton's Doug McDermott is an All-America for the second straight year while Trey Burke of Michigan and Otto Porter Jr. of Georgetown tied as the leading vote-getters for The Associated Press' first team.

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Politics & Elections
8:42 am
Mon April 1, 2013

Seven candidates for Mayor, 39 OPS board candidates on Tuesday's ballots

The Douglas County Election Commission anticipates 18 percent voter turnout for Tuesday’s primary election.

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Education
6:06 am
Mon April 1, 2013

NE Farm to School Summit to be held Wednesday

The state’s first Farm to School Summit will be held in Kearney on Wednesday.

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Government
6:21 am
Sat March 30, 2013

IA Governor approves mental health funding plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad has signed into law a bill that would give some counties a share of $11.6 million to continue treatment of mental health patients as the state transitions to a regional system.

The General Assembly approved the bill, which aids 26 of the 32 counties seeking extra funding to get them through this fiscal year.

Branstad signed the measure Thursday, though he had earlier voiced support for $3.8 million, a figure recommended by the Department of Human Services.

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