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8:06 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Survey Finds 12% of Nebraska Households Struggle to Afford Food

A recent Food Research and Action Center survey found that more than once in the past year, 12.8% of Nebraska families didn’t have enough money to put food on the table.

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Crime
8:02 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Case dismissed in drive-by shooting of birthday girl

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a case filed against a 20-year-old man accused in a drive-by shooting of a 6-year-old girl celebrating her birthday in Omaha.

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Business
8:00 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Berkshire unit says it plans to build Nebraska wind farm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. plans to build a 400-megawtt wind farm in northeast Nebraska and sell all the power to Omaha Public Power District.

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Nebraska
3:37 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

8th Circuit Court of Appeals defers gay marriage cases

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has deferred arguments and a decision on four same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the issue.

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World Issues
2:54 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Nebraska Nepalese Society sending volunteers to help following earthquake

The Nebraska Nepalese Society is sending volunteers to Nepal following a deadly earthquake there last weekend.

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Crime
8:11 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Judge: Teen must stand trial in shooting of Omaha student

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha teen has been ordered to stand trial in the shooting of a classmate, leaving him paralyzed from the shoulders down.

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Government
8:09 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Ricketts argues against medical marijuana legalization

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is arguing against a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska, saying the state should wait for a review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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General News
8:06 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Omaha Farmer's Markets open this weekend

Omaha residents will have the opportunity to purchase produce, flowers, meats and cheeses from local vendors at the Omaha Farmer’s Markets starting this weekend.

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General News
9:55 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Omaha-based entertainment authority considering new policy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit organization dedicated to building and managing public event venues in Omaha is writing a formal policy about the information it makes public amid transparency concerns.

Officials with the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority will vote Tuesday on a proposal requiring the organization to offer detailed information at public board meetings, including annual financial reports.

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Crime
9:53 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Judge rules Omaha man must remain at psychiatric hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge has ruled that a man committed to a state psychiatric hospital after a shooting spree at an Omaha club in 1977 must remain there for at least another year.

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