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Weather
8:28 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Severe weather causes widespread damage, flooding in Omaha metro area

Widespread damage and flooding are reported in parts of the metro area after severe storms dropped heavy rain and large hail Tuesday evening.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Omaha gets favorable rating for parks

Omaha ranks 12th among 60 U.S. cities when it comes to parks.

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Politics & Elections
8:05 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Ernst looks to clinch Iowa GOP Senate nomination

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Once a long-shot candidate, Joni Ernst has emerged as a front-runner in the crowded field of Iowa Republicans hoping to succeed U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin.

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Politics & Elections
8:03 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Iowa to pick candidates for 2 open US House seats

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa primary voters are set to pick potential replacements for two prominent members of the state's U.S. House delegation. One is Republican who is retiring, the other a Democrat who is running for Senate.

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Weather
7:58 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Damaging storms forecast for Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says damaging storms are expected to develop later Tuesday in Nebraska and Iowa.

The National Weather Service in Omaha says there's a moderate risk today for severe weather in an area that includes Omaha and Lincoln.

The weather service says in its hazardous weather outlook that storms are likely to erupt along and north of Interstate 80 and quickly move east. The storms could spawn tornadoes, produce damaging hail and straight-line winds and drop torrents of rain.

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Nebraska
1:00 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Big Red Express whistle-stop tour to visit four Nebraska communities

Union Pacific and the University of Nebraska are participating in a unique whistle-stop tour of the state later this month.

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Crime
2:51 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Judge orders evaluation in Omaha slayings case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered a mental evaluation for a man convicted of killing four people in Omaha last year.

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Politics & Elections
2:20 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Ricketts places Lt. Gov. Heidemann on GOP ticket

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has picked Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.

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Council Bluffs
8:01 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Western Iowa authorities say woman died in fire

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa say a woman has died in a fire just east of Council Bluffs.

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Business
7:58 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Midwest economic index hits another 3-year high

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up to hit another three-year high, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

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