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12:57 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Jenkins case prompts review of Nebraska prisons

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state official is recommending that lawmakers look into Nebraska's use of solitary confinement on Nikko Jenkins, who was kept in isolation for up to 23 hours a day before his killing spree in Omaha.

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Government
12:56 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Group seeks to put minimum wage increase on November ballot

A petition drive begins Monday to place a minimum wage increase on the November ballot in Nebraska.

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Education
10:39 am
Fri May 16, 2014

UNO reports unauthorized access to security server

UNO is investigating unauthorized access to a server.

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Business
9:18 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.6 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in April.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Public Art Project to Feature Large-Scale Mural

You Are Here is a community-based public art project that originally began as a beautification project at the corner of Park Avenue and Woolworth.

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Business
3:20 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Economy improving in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy appears to be gaining strength in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states.

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Omaha
12:50 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

New collaboration to address needs, achievement of young black males

Leon Andrews of the National League of Cities speaks Thursday in Omaha about initiatives to improve outcomes for young black males.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

A new collaboration between the city of Omaha and more than 40 organizations seeks to meet the needs of and improve conditions for young black men.

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Weather
11:19 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Heavy rains lessen drought in Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Recent heavy rainfall has washed away or at least lessened drought conditions in swaths of Nebraska and Iowa.

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Politics & Elections
7:59 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Nebraska Republicans look to unite for November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With crowded primary races behind them, the winners and losers of Nebraska's Republican contests are looking to unite before the November general election.

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Government
7:57 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Group will push for Nebraska minimum wage increase

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage in Nebraska are planning to gather signatures for a November ballot measure that would raise it to $9 an hour by 2016.

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