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8:03 am
Tue November 12, 2013

OLLAS report looks at role of Latino population in Council Bluffs

A new report says 8.5 percent of Council Bluffs’ population is Latino, and that population generates more than a billion dollars in economic output.

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Business
8:10 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Buffett's firm buys 3.7 million more DaVita shares

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company bought nearly 3.7 million more shares of DaVita Incorporated after the dialysis provider reported its earnings last week.

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Government
8:07 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report: 122,000 eligible for insurance tax credits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new national report estimates 122,000 people in Nebraska are eligible for tax credits that would help cover the cost of health insurance on the new online marketplaces.

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Education
8:04 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report looks at role of academic coaching, support in low-income students' success

A new study shows a program of academic coaching and support improves the chances that low-income high school students will not only go to college, but succeed.

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Omaha
6:14 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Tree of Lights campaign begins

Salvation Army of Omaha officials say the need for services from the 20 programs they offer is growing.

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Government
6:11 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Nebraska AG warns about tech support phone scams

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general is warning residents about phone scams related to computer technical support.

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Nebraska
6:09 am
Sat November 9, 2013

USDA: 2013 corn harvest a record 13.9B bushels

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — This year's corn crop is the largest the nation has ever seen, and exceeds earlier government projections.

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Nebraska
2:31 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Nebraska 18-year-old's death blamed on synthetic pot

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Toxicology tests show an 18-year-old who was pronounced dead at the Waverly home of a friend died because he smoked too much synthetic marijuana.

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Health/Medical
9:07 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Creighton researcher studying the role of a protein in the development of autism

A Creighton University pharmacology professor will spend the next two years studying the role of a protein in the development of autism.

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Education
8:12 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Education report shows gains for Iowa kids

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A national education assessment report shows Iowa students have had some gains in math and reading since 2011, but stagnation over the long term remains a challenge.

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