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Alaska Quietly Becomes 3rd State to Legalize Marijuana

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska today became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults, …Read More

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28 Hurt When Train Crashes Into Truck on Tracks in California

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California commuter train slammed into a truck abandoned on the tracks early Tuesday, sending …Read More

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Omaha Man Gets 8-10 Years for Vehicular Homicide

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 24-year-old man has been imprisoned for colliding with a motorcycle while driving drunk and in …Read More

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Pilger Woman Meets People Rebuilding Home Leveled by Tornado

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska woman whose house was leveled by a tornado has met the volunteers who are …Read More

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Appeals Court Considers Warrantless Cellphone Monitoring

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court in Atlanta is considering whether investigators must obtain a search warrant to obtain …Read More

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Body of Skier Who Died in Colorado Avalanche Recovered

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado says the body of a skier who died in …Read More

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Obama to Veto Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will veto a Republican bill on Tuesday that would have approved construction of the …Read More

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US Automakers Improve in Magazine’s Annual Brand Ranking

DETROIT (AP) — Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine’s annual …Read More

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In Apple’s Latest Update, Emoji Get Diverse

NEW YORK (AP) — Lovers of emoji, the cute graphics that punctuate online writing and texts, will soon be able …Read More

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Police: Man Dies After Being Shot by Omaha Officer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department says a robbery suspect shot by an officer has died. Police said …Read More

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82-Year-Old Man Kills Son During Fight, Then Commits Suicide

MATAMORAS, Pa. (AP) — Police say an 82-year-old man fatally shot his son in the head during a fight before …Read More

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Omaha Woman Says Landlord Put Belongings in Front Yard

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman who says she came home to find her belongings strewn about her front …Read More

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2 Omaha Hospitals to Resume Schedule for Trauma Patients

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Fire Department has resumed its odd-even schedule for transporting critically ill or injured people …Read More

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Nebraska Judge Says Property Valuation Information Needed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge has ruled that property owners are entitled to more information about the process …Read More

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Death Toll from GM Ignition Switches Rises to 57

DETROIT (AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 57. …Read More

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Former Iowa State Senate Candidate Makes Nebraska Plea Deal

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A former Iowa state Senate candidate accused of sexual assault and other misdemeanors in eastern Nebraska …Read More

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Hearing Set on Man’s Motion to Withdraw Plea in Hastings Officer Dragging Case

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A Hastings man has won a hearing on his request to withdraw his pleas to charges …Read More

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Prosecutor: Inmate Killed His Cellmate So He’d Have His Own Cell

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says an inmate killed his cellmate at a Pennsylvania prison because he wanted his …Read More

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Tobacco Companies Fighting Over Claims on Smoking’s Effects

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s biggest tobacco companies say they’re ready and willing to pass along factual public health information about …Read More

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Lincoln Quilt Museum Exhibition Features Wartime Quilts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new exhibition at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln will explore the …Read More

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2nd Person Arrested in Fatal Omaha Park Shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Another person has been arrested in the slaying of a 46-year-old man who died two days …Read More

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Sheriff: Washington Man Was Posing for Photograph When Train Struck Him

KALAMA, Wash. (AP) — The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office says a man struck and killed by a train south of …Read More

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Anti-Vaccine Mothers Discuss Their Thinking Amid Backlash

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The …Read More

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Bellevue Police Shoot and Wound Suspect Before Arresting Him

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue police are investigating an incident where officers shot and wounded a man before arresting him. …Read More

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