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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

UNMC expert shares tips to deal with allergy season

A UNMC allergist says now is the time to start preparing for allergy season.

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Government
1:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

School funding for 2015 again shot down in Iowa House

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — House Democrats have tried once again to push Republicans to debate a bill that would provide school districts with a 6 percent increase in funding for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015.

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Government
12:57 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. tax exemption for military retirees advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Military retirees who choose to live in Nebraska could receive a partial tax break, under a bill set for debate in the Legislature.

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Government
9:41 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. statewide education vision bill advanced

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers on a Nebraska education committee are looking for new long-term goals for the state's K-12 schools and colleges.

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Iowa
2:53 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Council Bluffs hires firm to oversee levee work

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs officials took a step toward improving the city's levee system by hiring an engineering firm to oversee the effort.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Omaha Police holding gun amnesty day Saturday

Omaha Police are co-sponsoring a gun amnesty day on Saturday.

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Government
1:59 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Funding bill for Neb. property tax credit advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New funding for Nebraska property tax relief, water projects and state park renovations has cleared a key vote in the Legislature.

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Government
9:05 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Proposed e-cigarettes ban for Neb. minors sparks debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to ban minors from using e-cigarettes has sparked a debate in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
9:02 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Neb. budget debate focused on taxes, fountains

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are squabbling over how much money to put into a state fund that helps reduce property taxes, and whether to pay $2.5 million for bronze fountains at the Capitol.

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Sports
4:17 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

College Basketball was great this weekend for Division I men’s teams in Nebraska

The weekend for college basketball was one of the best in a long time for the Division I men’s teams in Nebraska.  The Huskers upset ninth-ranked Wisconsin yesterday (SUN), 77-68.  And Creighton finished second in its first regular season in the Big East Conference.  Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports that the outlook is bright for the Nebraska teams for the NCAA tournament...

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