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1:05 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Black History Month Programs at Omaha Public Library

In honor of Black History Month, the Omaha Public Library is holding several events that celebrate the culture and contributions of African-Americans in the United States.

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Government
9:02 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Modest economic growth forecast in 2013 for Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State forecasters are predicting modest economic and employment growth in Nebraska this year, and a pullback in farm incomes from their all-time highs.

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Government
2:47 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Branstad talks jobs, education reform during Council Bluffs visit

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad discussed jobs, health care, and education during a town hall meeting Thursday in Council Bluffs.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says property tax relief, education reform, and job creation are at the top of his list for the 2013 legislative session.

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Government
9:28 am
Thu February 7, 2013

One of Nebraska's U.S. Senators to vote no on Hagel confirmation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nebraska Republican Sen. Deb Fischer says she will vote against Chuck Hagel to be the next defense secretary.

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Omaha
9:06 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Bellevue teen brings pellet gun to school

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A Bellevue teen faces charges after police say he brought a pellet gun that looks like the real thing to his high school.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu February 7, 2013

UNMC Study Examines Heart Failure Patients and Exercise

UNMC’s College of Nursing Lincoln Division recently received a $3.36 million grant to fund a 5-year study looking at the adherence to exercise in heart failure patients.

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Education
2:53 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Creighton University celebrates Founders Week

Creighton University has a record 7,336 students enrolled this school year.

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Government
10:57 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Groups prepare for debate on tax plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A veterans' group has endorsed Gov. Dave Heineman's plan to eliminate Nebraska's corporate and individual income taxes, but opposition is mounting from business groups.

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Omaha
9:13 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Brazilian man convicted of Omaha murders tries to avoid death sentence

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for a man convicted of killing a husband and wife and their 7-year-old son have filed a motion to try to keep him from being sentenced to death.

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Government
8:30 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Hearings begin on income and corporate tax plans

Hearings begin Wednesday on two bills that could eliminate Nebraska’s individual and corporate income taxes.

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