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Nebraska
8:01 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Mistrial in Nebraska wrongful convictions lawsuit

(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has declared a mistrial in a civil rights lawsuit seeking damages for six people wrongly convicted in a 1985 Nebraska murder.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Neb. considers law for robberies with toy guns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Robbers who use a toy gun in a hold-up could still face a felony firearm charge in Nebraska, under a new bill considered by lawmakers.

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Business
2:28 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Crossroads redevelopment project could begin this summer

Construction could begin later this year on Crossroads Village in Omaha.

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Arts
2:00 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Events, culture, history of 1968 coming to Omaha's Durham Museum

A restored 1966 Huey helicopter is part of the 1968 exhibit at the Durham Museum.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

An exhibit opening next week at Omaha’s Durham Museum takes visitors month-by-month through 1968.

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Crime
9:47 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Gang member imprisoned in Omaha killing of teen

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man has been given 55 to 85 years in prison for the slaying of a 16-year-old Omaha boy who was wearing red, the color of a rival gang.

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Government
8:08 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Neb. Medicaid backers pack legislative hearing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a new bill to expand Medicaid in Nebraska are calling on lawmakers to act on the proposal this year.

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Politics & Elections
8:05 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Democratic candidate Hassebrook files for Nebraska Governor's race

Democratic candidate for Nebraska Governor Chuck Hassebrook says he has 1,500 campaign volunteers in 91 counties.

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Crime
6:06 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Nebraska is #1 in the country in black homicide victimization

The annual Violence Policy Center study on black homicide victimization ranks Nebraska #1 in the country.

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Omaha
3:51 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Man injured in Omaha industrial accident sues

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man injured in an industrial building collapse in Omaha that killed two workers earlier this month is suing the company and its owner and president.

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Education
1:56 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

College Possible program expanding

A program helping low-income students go to college is expanding next year.

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