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General News
6:06 am
Mon October 21, 2013

UW teams up with SIFS to award family stability grant

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Family Housing Advisory Services has received a $300,000 grant from The United Way of the Midlands and Siemer Institute for Family Stability.

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Crime
6:37 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Sister of accused Omaha killer charged in 1 death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 18-year-old sister of a man accused of killing four people in and around Omaha in August has been charged with being an accessory in one of the killings.

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General News
6:35 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Omaha woman awarded $6.5 million for air bag failure in crash

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury has awarded an Omaha woman $6.5 million after she was injured in a 2007 crash in which she argued her car's air bag didn't fully deploy.

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Government
6:34 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Neb. tax committee head predicts action on SSI tax

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of a legislative tax panel is predicting that the group will propose changes to the way Nebraska taxes Social Security income.

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Business
8:11 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Slower economic growth projected in Midwest and Plains states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states in the months ahead.

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Business
8:09 am
Fri October 18, 2013

OPPD approves plan to double wind energy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District has announced its plan to buy 400 megawatts of power from a wind farm being built near O'Neill in northeast Nebraska.

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Government
2:45 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

UNO political scientist: expect shutdown, debt ceiling issues to flare up again in early 2014

A UNO political scientist says Wednesday’s vote to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling accomplished very little.

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Education
12:51 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

OPS to hold four community forums

OPS is holding a series of strategic planning forums beginning Sunday.

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Business
8:22 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Eppley Airfield master plan includes eight more gates

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

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 20-year master plan for Omaha's Eppley Airfield includes eight new gates, major alterations and renovations in the terminal and another parking garage.

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Government
8:20 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Sens. Fischer, Johanns vote in favor of measure reopening the federal government

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two senators joined with 79 others in voting in favor of a measure that reopened the federal government and avoided a financial default.

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