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Weather
10:45 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Iowa headed toward a record low year for tornadoes

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Barring a surprise storm this fall, 2013 will be a record low year for tornadoes in Iowa, with the fewest storms since comprehensive tracking began 33 years ago.

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Politics & Elections
8:25 am
Fri September 13, 2013

State Sen. Pete Pirsch considering a run for Auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he is "strongly considering" a run for state auditor in the 2014 election.

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Government
8:23 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Former State Senator pleads guilty to wire fraud

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former state Senator Brenda Council has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for misusing campaign money for casino gambling.

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Arts
3:12 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

The Bemis Center and UNL's MFA Program Team Up to Award Yearly Prize

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts recently partnered with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to offer a new annual prize for Master of Fine Arts graduates.

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General News
7:37 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Iowa agrees with EPA to boost farm inspections

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that increases the number of livestock farms routinely inspected, requires more farms to obtain permits, and more strictly enforces violations when manure leaks into rivers.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu September 12, 2013

New USDA Data Show Nebraskans Struggle with Hunger

New data recently released by the USDA Economic Research Service indicates about 13% of Nebraskans are food insecure.  This means they struggle to put food on their table on a regular basis. 

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Omaha
10:54 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Omaha firefighters find woman's body in burning home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters have found the body of an 82-year-old Omaha woman inside a burning house.

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Government
8:18 am
Wed September 11, 2013

State Sen. Scott Price resigning

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator from Bellevue says family reasons are behind his decision to resign.

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Government
2:00 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Public forums focus on role of neighborhood associations

A series of public forums begin Wednesday to get input about what Omahans want from their neighborhood associations.

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Omaha
1:21 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Two-mile stretch of Dodge Street in Omaha under construction starting next week

Drivers are urged to follow alternate routes as a two-mile stretch of Dodge Street in Omaha is resurfaced starting next week.

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