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Omaha
12:43 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

$6.3 million raised for nonprofits during Omaha Gives

Omaha’s second annual day of giving raised twice as much as last year, with triple the participation.

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Nebraska
12:40 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

GOP Senate candidate Sasse resigns from university

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Ben Sasse plans to resign as Midland University's president at the end of the year regardless of whether he wins a seat in the U.S. Senate in November.

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Iowa
8:10 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Council Bluffs parade officials apologize to vets

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Parade officials have apologized to Vietnam War veterans for telling them they couldn't use their "tiger cage" float in the Celebrate Council Bluffs parade.

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Crime
8:05 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Omaha slaying suspect extradited from Missouri

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested in Missouri on suspicion of killing a woman in Omaha has been extradited to Nebraska.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Salute to African American Leaders on Display at Crossroads

Great Plains Black History Museum’s newest exhibit is called “A Salute to African American Leadership.”

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Government
2:30 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Sen. Fischer: VA Secretary should resign

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she doesn’t think VA Secretary Eric Shinseki has done enough in the wake of misconduct allegations.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

GO! Challenge encourages teens to make healthy choices

Credit Matthew Thielker

Encouraging healthy behavior is the goal of a Douglas County initiative called the GO! Challenge.

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Nebraska
1:25 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Nebraska Gov. Heineman looking at NU presidency

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he is looking seriously at applying for the presidency of the University of Nebraska.

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Politics & Elections
1:24 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Ex-state lawmaker plans to enter 2nd District race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A tea party activist in Omaha has announced he will make a bid for Nebraska's 2nd District congressional seat in November, casting doubt on what had been viewed as the likely re-election of Republican incumbent Rep. Lee Terry.

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Iowa
9:46 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Iowa teacher accused of inappropriate contact

(Information in the following story is from: The Daily Nonpareil, http://www.nonpareilonline.com )

TREYNOR, Iowa (AP) — A teacher in western Iowa faces felony charges in connection to alleged inappropriate contact with former high school students.

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