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Arts
1:00 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Documentary explores issues of race in education

A documentary showing Tuesday at Film Streams explores issues of race in education.

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Government
3:36 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Iowa Attorney General wants restrictions on sale of e-cigarettes

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Attorney General Tom Miller says he wants Iowa lawmakers to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

March of Dimes report card gives Nebraska a 'B' for preterm births

Nebraska gets a ‘B’ grade on the March of Dimes’ latest premature birth report card.

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Government
1:21 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Layoff notices going to 19 Omaha firefighters

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s office says layoff notices are going to 19 firefighters.

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Business
8:50 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Labor force in northeast Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota examined

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — State officials are going to study the workforce in northeast Nebraska, northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota to learn more about what it will take to attract new businesses to the area.

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Politics & Elections
8:47 am
Mon November 4, 2013

GOP businessman to challenge Congressman Lee Terry in 2014 primary

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A conservative Republican businessman plans to challenge U.S. Representative Lee Terry, so the eight-term Congressman could face challengers in both the GOP primary and general election if he advances.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

AARP president says Affordable Care Act is good for Medicare

The president of the AARP says seniors shouldn’t be worried about their Medicare benefits because of the Affordable Care Act.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Council Bluffs Mayoral election Tuesday

Council Bluffs voters will go to the polls Tuesday to choose a new Mayor.

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Government
9:05 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Former Nebraska Rep. John McCollister dies at 92

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Rep. John Y. McCollister, who defeated a sitting congressman to win office and later gave Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel his first Washington job, has died at age 92.

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Business
8:06 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Report says government shutdown hurt economic conditions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months.

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