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Driver Shot in Colorado; Police Probe 3 Similar Incidents

WINDSOR, Colo. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine if a shooting on Interstate 25 about 60 miles north of …Read More

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Nebraska School OK to Use Lease-Purchase Agreements for Construction

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has reaffirmed that public school districts are not prohibited by state law …Read More

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Woman Accused of Starting Fire at Norfolk Apartment Complex

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A 24-year-old woman has been accused of starting a small fire in a hallway at a …Read More

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Nebraska Teen to Be Charged with Homicide in 4 Crash Deaths

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County prosecutors say a teenage driver will be charged with homicide as a juvenile for …Read More

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Tree Foundation Works to Meet Earth Day, Arbor Day Demands

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Staff members at Arbor Day Farm have been busily packaging and shipping thousands of seedlings …Read More

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Lawyer: Ex-Lincoln Teacher Will Plead Not Guilty in Sex Assault Case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The lawyer for a Lincoln teacher accused of having sex with one of his teenage students …Read More

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Omaha Officers Hurt in Attempt to Arrest Driver of Stolen Vehicle

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say two Omaha officers were injured when the driver of a stolen vehicle attempted to …Read More

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Ex-Nebraska Teacher Gets Jail for Providing Booze to Minors

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A former teacher in southeast Nebraska has been sentenced to a week in jail for providing …Read More

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Authorities: 70-Year-Old Trapped in Nebraska Grain Bin Dies

HUMPHREY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 70year-old man has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin in eastern …Read More

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Man Gets 35-40 Years for Fatal Omaha Crash

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been given 35 to 40 years in prison for running into and …Read More

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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over a Dozen Areas in US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Government scientists say more than a dozen regions in the United States have experienced a rise …Read More

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After Attack, Colorado Lawmakers Pass Fetal Homicide Bill

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans have advanced legislation to make the killing of a fetus a homicide in response to …Read More

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Prairie Grass Cleared at Nebraska Fairgrounds Through Burns

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Prairie grass at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds has been cleared through prescribed burning. Dave Carr, …Read More

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Group Helps Pay for Fuel at Lincoln Store’s Pumps

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hoping to raise people’s awareness about fuel taxes, Americans for Prosperity have paid part of what …Read More

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Omaha Council Bolsters City Watch Over Boardinghouses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council is bolstering the city’s watch over boardinghouses. On Tuesday the council approved …Read More

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Omaha City Attorney Says Officials’ Texts Not Public Record

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha’s mayor says she will continue to use text messaging after City Attorney Paul Kratz issued …Read More

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Far Southeastern Nebraska Officials Seek College Center

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some officials want their community college district to open an education center in far southeastern Nebraska. …Read More

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Columbus Man Sentenced for Punching Ex-Girlfriend, Running Over Man

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been given 18 to 36 months in prison for punching his former …Read More

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Police Arrest Woman in $30K Theft at Haymarket Park

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 46-year-old woman stole more than $30,000 in cash from Haymarket Park in Lincoln. …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Bill Allowing Lyft, Uber Rides

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft could operate legally in Nebraska under a bill that …Read More

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Omaha Public Schools Board Divided on Bond Program Plan

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools board remains divided on a plan to help small, local businesses that …Read More

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Lincoln Man Gets at Least 6 Years for Possessing Child Pornography

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old Lincoln man must serve more than six years in prison for possessing child pornography. …Read More

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Man Escapes from Car After Driving Into Lincoln Reservoir

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man pushed off the convertible top of his car and swam to …Read More

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Fire Officials: 1 Person Seriously Injured in Blast at Omaha Home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one person was seriously hurt following an explosion inside an Omaha home. Fire officials …Read More

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