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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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Crime
9:44 am
Wed May 21, 2014

2 accused of hacking Nebraska site plead guilty

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two men accused of conspiring to hack into the computer systems of the Navy have each pleaded guilty in an Oklahoma federal court.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Outsmarting Investment Fraud

AARP Nebraska is offering an Outsmarting Investment Fraud session next week in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the Omaha Public Library.

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Crime
8:08 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Omaha man suspected of arson in apartment fire

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old man is suspected of starting a fire at an Omaha apartment complex last week.

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Crime
8:06 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Omaha slaying suspect arrested in Missouri

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man sought in the slaying of a woman at a west Omaha apartment has been arrested in Missouri.

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Education
8:03 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Mission Readiness: more investment needed in early childhood education

A new report says young people aren’t prepared for military service because of inadequate education, a criminal record, or being overweight.

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