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Technology
4:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Creighton research looks at impact of kill switch for smartphones

A Creighton researcher says consumers could save millions of dollars every year if a “kill switch” was available for lost or stolen smartphones.

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General News
6:36 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.

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Government
6:33 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Hearing to consider voting policies in 4 states

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

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Government
2:09 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.

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Business
10:56 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate inches up to 3.7 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to hit 3.7 percent in March, compared with 3.6 percent in February.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers adjourn from 2014 session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have finished their session having passed major legislation to lower taxes, reduce prison crowding and pay for water conservation projects.

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Business
7:58 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Overall index up in rural Midwest banker survey

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The overall index for an economic survey of bankers in 10 Midwestern and Plains states has risen for a second consecutive month, suggesting more growth in the months ahead.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri April 18, 2014

UNO's Community Engagement Center Officially Opens

Community Engagement Center, Courtesy of UNO

UNO’s new Community Engagement Center was completed in March and had its grand opening yesterday.

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Omaha
2:00 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Omaha celebrates Earth Day

Omaha’s annual celebration of Earth Day is this Saturday.

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Crime
9:22 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Experts say Iowa suspect competent for trial

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — Two psychiatric experts say an 18-year-old suspect is competent to stand trial on a charge that he killed his 5-year-old foster brother in western Iowa's Harrison County.

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