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Omaha
8:01 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Omaha council bolsters city watch over boardinghouses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council is bolstering the city's watch over boardinghouses.

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Government
1:45 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Nebraska senators advance bill allowing Lyft, Uber rides

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft could operate legally in Nebraska under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Nebraska
12:55 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Nebraska's March jobless rate of 2.6 pct still lowest in US

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate of 2.6 percent last month remained the lowest in the nation.

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Omaha
12:49 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

First seats installed in new UNO arena; opening scheduled for October

Outgoing UNO student body president/Regent Jordan Koch sits in the first chair installed in the new UNO/Community Arena.
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UNO’s $75 million arena is scheduled to open in October.

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General News
8:06 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Health Disparities the topic of Wednesday lecture at Creighton

Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Director of the Center for Disparities Solutions and the Richardson Professor in Health Policy at Johns Hopkins University, will speak at Creighton University on Wednesday.

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Government
8:03 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Unemployment appeals administrator leaves in Iowa shakeup

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The new director of Iowa Workforce Development is cutting ties with a longtime agency employee who was recently named head of the division that oversees unemployment insurance disputes.

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Government
8:00 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Bill to increase Nebraska Medicaid reimbursement advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill designed to increase Medicaid reimbursements from the estates of recipients with large amounts of money or property.

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Education
4:00 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Voters casting ballots by mail in three upcoming elections

Three upcoming school bond elections will be conducted entirely by mail.

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Nebraska
12:55 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Nebraska panel to act on fracking water disposal request

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is scheduled to act Wednesday on an application for a Sioux County disposal site for wastewater from oil exploration and production.

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Government
10:40 am
Mon April 20, 2015

New Nebraska law could help put medical marijuana on ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates for medical marijuana will try to take their campaign to Nebraska voters next year if lawmakers don't act, and a new state law could make their job easier.

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