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Omaha Personnel Board to weigh a ‘ban-the-box’ proposal for city job applications
It would end a requirement that job applicants acknowledge their criminal records on applications.
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Beau McCoy calls Pete Ricketts a 'convenient conservative' for immigration stance
At a debate in Norfolk involving the six Republican candidates for Nebraska governor, McCoy says Ricketts supported amnesty for illegal immigrants during his failed U.S. Senate bid in 2006.
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3 Nebraska Board of Education candidates call for high standards
Three candidates vying for an Omaha-area seat on the Nebraska Board of Education say they want strong academic standards for public schools, although none calls for the Common Core standards.
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Agreement reached to end dog racing at Bluffs Run at end of 2015
A bill based on that agreement will be debated by a Iowa Senate subcommittee Thursday morning at the State Capitol in Des Moines.
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New Alegent Creighton Clinic to open in Council Bluffs
Alegent Creighton Clinic officials will hold a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. today for the system’s new facility at 3135 West Broadway.
Benefit to be held for family of Omaha shooting victim
A benefit to help with funeral expenses for the family of Omaha homicide victim Brandon Samuels will be held Saturday at the 13th Street Brick House tavern.
96th Street to have head-to-head traffic
City of Omaha traffic engineers say that:
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World champion Crawford's promoter working to have title defense at CenturyLink Center
CenturyLink managers confirmed that the promoter's focus had shifted from Council Bluffs to Omaha as the site for Terence "Bud" Crawford's title defense, and that serious talks were underway with MECA officials.
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Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an assisted-living center, would much prefer to stay home instead.
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More Nebraskans are electing to vote early
Some voters like to spend time with the ballot at home, and campaigns are happy to help them.
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Hail, strong winds, heavy rain hit south-central Nebraska
And Barbara Mayes, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said scattered thunderstorms are expected tonight in eastern Nebraska.
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Firefighters take on 'fully engulfed barn fire'
The fire Wednesday morning occurred near 232nd and Harrison Streets.
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Shane Osborn grabs several endorsements
The president of Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom and several other Nebraska conservatives have thrown their support behind U.S. Senate candidate Shane Osborn.
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Search the salaries of employees at public agencies in Nebraska.
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Gov. Heineman vetoes bill to ease restrictions on nurse practitioners
LB 916, which passed the Legislature 43-0, would have eliminated the requirement that nurse practitioners have a practice agreement with a doctor.
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Waitress who served alcohol to teen before fatal crash gets jail time, probation
A waitress convicted of providing alcohol to an underage friend before he drove drunk and died on West Dodge Road was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail and two years of probation.
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A day after Ricketts endorsement, Ted Cruz backs Sasse for Senate
“Ben will not be just another vote in the Senate – he will be a leader in the fight to stop the Obama agenda and repeal Obamacare from day one,” Cruz said in a press release.
Police ID body found near 36th, Seward Streets
Police investigate after a woman walking her dog makes the discovery Wednesday morning.
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'Fairly old' human skull found in Mills County
After initial examinations, an investigator said, officials don't believe the skull was from a recent death and had been there for a while.
Omaha crash victim, 19, had touched many lives
Friends and family remember David Korff, who died when his SUV crashed Tuesday near 72nd and Shirley Streets
Rain expected to end by mid- to late morning
3 Nebraska Board of Education candidates call for high standards
Agreement reached to end dog racing at Bluffs Run at end of 2015
Douglas County Board candidates say they aren't ruled by party
96th Street to have head-to-head traffic
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Ex-Obama official urges approval of Keystone XL pipeline
Benefit to be held for family of Omaha shooting victim
Omaha Personnel Board to weigh a ‘ban-the-box’ proposal for city job applications
New Alegent Creighton Clinic to open in Council Bluffs
Grace: Your older self has a request — use sunscreen
Kelly: Huskers' glory days of '80s live on — on the small screen and on stage
Beau McCoy calls Pete Ricketts a 'convenient conservative' for immigration stance
Police ID body found near 36th, Seward Streets
World champion Crawford's promoter working to have title defense at CenturyLink Center
Hail, strong winds, heavy rain hit south-central Nebraska
'Fairly old' human skull found in Mills County
Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
Omaha crash victim, 19, had touched many lives
Firefighters take on 'fully engulfed barn fire'
Council Bluffs school board approves new district headquarters
Officials announce effort to lure more veterans to Nebraska
SB 132nd Street lane closed
Shane Osborn grabs several endorsements
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Kelly: Huskers' glory days of '80s live on — on the small screen and on stage
The 1984 NFL draft was unusual for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and these days it's remembered in the name of a rock band, the 1984 Draft. Tonight, the band will be featured nationally on the NFL Network in a documentary about — what else? — the 1984 draft.
Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an assisted-living center, would much prefer to stay home instead.
Breaking Brad: Nebraska GOP candidates unified against naked squirrels
Some of these Nebraska campaigns are tilting pretty far right. At a recent forum, there was a consensus that we need to ban public dancing and clothe naked squirrels in public parks.
Breaking Brad: Inside the mind of a 99-year-old real estate agent
I saw an article about a 99-year-old real estate agent who's still working. “This house is extra special. It has indoor toilets!”
Breaking Brad: Into the claw machine! Florida kid follows Lincoln kid's lead
In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a child climbed inside a claw machine. Hey, Florida kid: Nobody likes a copycat.
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