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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Students at UNMC learn through video game

Second-year medical students at UNMC are playing a video game to learn how to diagnose and treat gout.

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Government
2:54 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Panel calls for reforms, firings in prison system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee is calling for more prison administrators to lose their jobs as part of an overhaul of the Department of Correctional Services.

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Council Bluffs
10:37 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Iowa library to create space for high-tech tools

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A grant from Google will help the Council Bluffs Public Library create a so-called makerspace, where people can make use of high-tech tools like a 3D printer.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Johanns Delivers Farewell Speech

Last week, US Senator Mike Johanns delivered his farewell address from the Senate floor.

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Government
1:26 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Nebraska gets plan for easing prison crunch

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A research group says its $33 million plan to expand probation and other programs could save Nebraska more than nine times as much in prison construction and operation over the next several years.

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Government
1:24 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Iowa revenue ticks higher but slowdown possible

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of state budget experts says state revenue continues to grow but at a slower pace than recent years which means lawmakers may need to show spending restraint in next year's state budget.

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Nebraska
1:22 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Report looks at costs, outcomes of incarcerating youth

A new report says Nebraska spends more than $126,000 a year to incarcerate a young person.

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Omaha
8:29 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Baby orangutan born at Omaha zoo now on display

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Bornean orangutan born last month at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo in now on display.

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Nebraska
8:24 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Tornado-damaged school replacement discussed

WISNER, Neb. (AP) — Residents jammed a school board meeting for a discussion on how and where to build a replacement for a middle school damaged by a tornado in northeast Nebraska.

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Government
2:26 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Bellevue City Council rejects public comment proposal

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Bellevue City Council has defeated a proposal that would have changed public comments by setting up new filtering procedures.

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