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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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Firefighters take on 'fully engulfed barn fire'
The fire Wednesday morning occurred near 232nd and Harrison Streets.
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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.
Man's body found near North 36th, Seward Streets
Police investigate after a woman walking her dog makes the discovery Wednesday morning.
Omaha area may get 1 inch of rain tonight
Winds this afternoon may reach 30 mph, forecasters say, with gusts of 40 mph as a cold front moves through the area.
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Owners of exotic dance bar deny prostitution allegations
Goodfellas owners Louis A. Venditte, his wife, Ruby Venditte, and John W. Wagstaffe have pleaded not guilty to prostitution and conspiracy charges.
TD Ameritrade says profit up 35 percent in second quarter
Omaha-based online stock broker reports a record number of customer trades
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Nebraska's U.S. Senate candidates stick to familiar topics at Omaha forum
It was not a debate but simply a chance to speak about the farm bill, taxes, health care and other issues. The candidates did not engage with each other or try to rebut their opponents.
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Twenty-five Nebraska physicians received at least $1 million in Medicare payments in 2012.
Some city streets remain closed
Others remain restricted because of various roads projects.
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Council Bluffs school board approves new district headquarters
The Council Bluffs Community School District Board of Education unanimously approved a 10-year lease to move the district office to the Omni Centre this summer.
SB 132nd Street lane closed
City of Omaha traffic engineers say that:
- A southbound lane of 132nd Street, from Atwood Lane to Westwood Lane, is closed. The closing is due to utility work by MUD and it will be in effect for two to three days.
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Officials announce effort to lure more veterans to Nebraska
Nebraska is making another push to persuade military veterans to move to the state and take jobs here.
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Nebraska banking and finance director to retire
John Munn, Nebraska’s director of banking and finance, will retire at the end of next week.
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2nd District House race: After 8 terms, Lee Terry knows how D.C. works — and doesn't
The longtime congressman from Omaha points to his behind-the-scenes leadership and the value of his seniority.
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U.S. Senate race: State Auditor Mike Foley defends Shane Osborn against ad campaign
State audits are being used to bash U.S. Senate candidate Shane Osborn, but the man behind those audits, Mike Foley, has come to the Republican's defense.
Safety board report blames pilot error in 2013 crash that killed UNO student, passenger
A final report on the April 27, 2013, accident ruled out any mechanical problems and concluded that it was caused by the pilot's decision “to fly at a low altitude and his subsequent failure to see and avoid power lines.”
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OPS board passes school district's first strategic plan in 10 years
The board president breathes a sigh of relief, but now the hard work begins: Drafting action plans for the goals.
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Ted Cruz backs Pete Ricketts' campaign for governor
"Pete Ricketts is a businessman and a constitutional conservative who will help Nebraska thrive," the Texas senator said in a release.
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
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
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Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
Firefighters take on 'fully engulfed barn fire'
Man's body found near North 36th, Seward Streets
Omaha area may get 1 inch of rain tonight
Gov. Heineman vetoes bill to ease restrictions on nurse practitioners
Nebraska banking and finance director to retire
Waitress who served alcohol to teen before fatal crash gets jail time, probation
Owners of exotic dance bar deny prostitution allegations
More Nebraskans are electing to vote early
A day after Ricketts endorsement, Ted Cruz backs Sasse for Senate
TD Ameritrade says profit up 35 percent in second quarter
Some city streets remain closed
Nebraska's U.S. Senate candidates stick to familiar topics at Omaha forum
19-year-old killed in one-vehicle crash at 72nd & Shirley
8% of alcohol sellers checked in Omaha area last week sold booze to minors
OPS bus, SUV collide; no students onboard at the time
Lori Jenkins, charged as accessory in 4 murders, waives speedy trial
Iowa State servers hacked, nearly 30,000 SSNs at risk
2nd District House race: After 8 terms, Lee Terry knows how D.C. works — and doesn't
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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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