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Official: US Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a Justice Department investigation has found patterns of …Read More

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Lawmakers Take Another Crack at Expanding Gun Checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to help kick-start a longshot campaign …Read More

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Regulators to Police: Issue More Tickets at Railroad Crossings

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — National railroad regulators are asking local police departments to issue more tickets to drivers who …Read More

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2 Women Suing Nebraska Utility for Discrimination Get New Trial

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Court of Appeals has revived the lawsuits of two women who say that Omaha’s …Read More

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Icy Road Blamed for Fatal Crash in Northwest Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say icy roads have caused several accidents in eastern Nebraska and at least one fatal …Read More

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Nitrogen Gas Executions Approved by Oklahoma House

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma would become the first state to allow the execution of inmates using nitrogen gas under …Read More

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Nebraska Twin Born on Way to Hospital Fights for Survival

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A tiny boy born on his parents’ way to a Nebraska hospital is struggling for life …Read More

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York Housing for Children in Need to Begin Taking in Girls

YORK, Neb. (AP) — After historically only housing boys, the Epworth Village in York will open a home for girls …Read More

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Iowa Middle School Teacher Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

UNDERWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A teacher at an Iowa middle school has been arrested on charges related to a claim …Read More

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Seward Woman Busted Driving 116 MPH While Drunk

A traffic stop of a vehicle being operated in a reckless manner on Interstate 80 just west of Lincoln led …Read More

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UNL to Host Debate on Regulating Carbon Emissions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is slated to host a debate on the effects of regulating carbon …Read More

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Omaha Man Charged for Burning Rainbow Flag

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a 23-year-old man is facing a criminal charge after stealing a rainbow flag …Read More

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Federal Study: Foster Kids Struggle to Get Health Screenings

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A study by federal health investigators warns that some foster children are not getting their …Read More

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Nebraska Police Find Marijuana in Container Labeled ‘Not Weed’

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had …Read More

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North Dakota Woman Accused of Locking Children in Kennel

GRAFTON, N.D. (AP) — A woman is accused of locking four young children in a dog cage in a North …Read More

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Obama: ‘Now is the Moment’ for Police to Change

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says now is the moment for police to make changes that build trust in …Read More

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Police: Iowan Faked Pregnancy for Money in Adoption Scam

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have arrested an Ankeny woman accused of faking pregnancy to trick an Iowa couple …Read More

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York Man Dies in Rollover on I-80 Near Bradshaw Exit

BRADSHAW, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 29-year-old York man has been killed in an accident on Interstate 80. The …Read More

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Homestead National Monument to Host Storytelling Festival

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — The Homestead National Monument of America has scheduled a storytelling festival this week. The performances are …Read More

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Buffett Expects Another Big Crowd at Shareholder Meeting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The crowd at this year’s Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting is likely to top 40,000 as the …Read More

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3rd Child Dies After Carbon Monoxide Leak in Ohio Home

TROY, Ohio (AP) — A third child has died after being found in an Ohio home where there were high …Read More

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POT-BUST

Authorities Seize 15 Tons of Marijuana at US-Mexico Border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal authorities have seized more than 15 tons of marijuana in a near-record bust at a …Read More

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Blind Dog Rescued After Being Lost for 2 Weeks In the Cold

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester home during a cold snap has been …Read More

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Grand Island Beekeeping Plan Sent Back to Drawing Board

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island animal advisory board has sent a plan to allow beehives within city …Read More

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