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Crime
8:23 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Former Ralston teacher guilty of groping students

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 59-year-old former Ralston teacher has been convicted at his second trial for inappropriately touching young students.

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Education
6:06 am
Fri December 13, 2013

The Learning Community is Holding Open Enrollment

The Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy County was established by the Nebraska Legislature in 2009.

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Health/Medical
2:37 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Creighton researcher: colon cancer survival rate good if it's caught early

A Creighton University Medical School expert on colon cancer says age 50 may be too late for some people to wait to have a colonoscopy.

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Government
2:27 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Douglas County sets salary for combined Assessor/Register of Deeds office

Douglas County’s new Assessor/Register of Deeds will be paid $120,000 a year.

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Government
1:19 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

New Education Commissioner chosen

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state education board has chosen Matthew Blomstedt to serve as Nebraska's new education commissioner.

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Government
8:07 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Governor makes new appointment to Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has appointed a retired U.S. Air Force colonel to an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature, only days after his first pick withdrew amid questions about his nonpayment of campaign finance fines.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Sen. Fischer: farm bill unlikely before January

It’s unlikely a new farm bill will come before Congress by the end of this year.

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Government
11:16 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska A.G. Bruning diagnosed with colon cancer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he will undergo surgery on Thursday for colon cancer.

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Government
8:12 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska tax receipts above estimates in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected.

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Government
8:09 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers eye ways to improve college savings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking to increase participation in Nebraska's state-sponsored college savings plan, which is disproportionately used by higher-income families.

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