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Ex-Iowan behind landmark free speech case recounts story in Bellevue
In 1965, Mary Beth Tinker, then 13, was among a handful of students who wore black armbands to her Des Moines junior high school to protest the Vietnam War.
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Gov. Heineman signs water bill; sponsor calls it 'landmark legislation'
LINCOLN — Gov. Dave Heineman signed legislation Wednesday that takes major steps to address water scarcity, water surpluses and water quality across the state.
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New UNO center strengthens ties between campus, community
The center, officially opening today on the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Dodge Street campus, is filled with university organizations and small nonprofits committed to the public good.
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Senate candidate Shane Osborn to include anti-tax activist Norquist in telephone town hall
Osborn and Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, will talk about tax issues, and then listeners can ask questions.
State Patrol, Omaha police conduct vehicle inspections
Authorities in Omaha issue 407 citations for commercial vehicle violations and hand out $7,600 in fines.
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Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Twenty-five Nebraska physicians received at least $1 million in Medicare payments in 2012.
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Nancy's Almanac, April 17, 2014: Trees save money
Well-placed trees and shrubs are a proven way to save money on heating and cooling.
Prescription drug drop-off is April 26
The Sheriff's Office says they can be dropped off at 132nd Street and West Center Road and at 180th and Pacific Streets.
NB 30th Street lane closed
City of Omaha traffic engineers say that a northbound lane of 30th Street, from Webster Plaza to Burt Street, is closed.
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Rather than doing $250K in repairs, owner who lives in lot behind 94-year-old house in Dundee razes it
Tyler Owen said the house needed too many repairs, including work on the foundation and a new roof. He plans to turn the lot where the house was situated into green space.
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Gov. Heineman calls 2014 a 'very good year for Nebraska taxpayers'
State lawmakers advanced a tax-relief package that added up to $412 million over five years this session, but did not include Heineman's sought-after income tax cuts.
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Home alone: When burglar broke in, 12-year-old locked herself in bathroom, called 911
After calling the authorities, Katelyn Allen exited through a window as the burglar began trying to break into the bathroom.
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Kelly: New $24M UNO center embodies spirit of newlywed crash victim
Jessica Lutton Bedient was killed by a drunken driver at age 26 in 2010. Thursday, the widowed husband and other family members will gather with others at the University of Nebraska at Omaha to dedicate a permanent memorial to Jessica.
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High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
Slam poetry draws from social, political, gender, racial and personal issues and is delivered in intense performances called slams. And four Nebraska schools will be competing at the Louder Than a Bomb Great Plains finals Thursday at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha.
Attorney: Man accused of trying to open plane's door needs psychiatric evaluation
A passenger who disrupted a Southwest Airlines flight that was diverted to Omaha needs to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney says.
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Brothers looking for pot sentenced for violent home invasion
Two Omaha brothers were sentenced to lengthy prison terms within minutes of each other Wednesday for gun charges stemming from a violent home invasion.
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Woodmen request would take nearly $40M in valuation from tax rolls
Woodmen paid more than $1 million in property taxes on three properties – Woodmen Tower, a Woodmen building on 18th Street and a parking structure on 19th Street – in 2013.
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Richard Brown steps down as Charles Drew Health Center CEO
Brown, 67, called it a retirement but said he expected to work more in a couple of capacities.
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Arrest made in teen's shooting death at Benson's Gallagher Park
Another person, a 22-year-old man, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening in the Monday night shooting, police say.
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With fixed AC, Fort Calhoun's nuclear station ends brief shutdown
The Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station north of Omaha is powering back up today after it started to shut down to repair a broken air conditioner.
Prescription drug drop-off is April 26
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Rather than doing $250K in repairs, owner who lives in lot behind 94-year-old house in Dundee razes it
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
PAC funded by Senate candidate Ben Sasse's great-uncle releases Shane Osborn attack ad
Teen killed at Gallagher Park was shot in head as he sat in SUV, friend who was wounded says
NB 30th Street lane closed
State Patrol, Omaha police conduct vehicle inspections
After all his bluster and bravado in the courtroom, Nikko Jenkins found guilty of 4 murders
A recap of what got done — and what didn't — in the 2014 legislative session
Bernie Kanger formally promoted to Omaha fire chief
U.S. House incumbents have deeper pockets than their challengers
Nancy's Almanac, April 17, 2014: Trees save money
Ex-Iowan behind landmark free speech case recounts story in Bellevue
Gov. Heineman signs water bill; sponsor calls it 'landmark legislation'
New UNO center strengthens ties between campus, community
Senate candidate Shane Osborn to include anti-tax activist Norquist in telephone town hall
Kelly: New $24M UNO center embodies spirit of newlywed crash victim
Gov. Heineman calls 2014 a 'very good year for Nebraska taxpayers'
High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
Attorney: Man accused of trying to open plane's door needs psychiatric evaluation
49-year-old sentenced to 40-50 years for attempted sex assault of child
Brothers looking for pot sentenced for violent home invasion
At Boys Town panel, experts stress it's never too early to educate children
Arrest made in teen's shooting death at Benson's Gallagher Park
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A comical roast Wednesday night in Omaha brought fans of Creighton basketball laughter by the bucketful. This time it was McJokes, not McBuckets, that entertained the Bluejay crowd.
Kelly: New $24M UNO center embodies spirit of newlywed crash victim
Jessica Lutton Bedient was killed by a drunken driver at age 26 in 2010. Thursday, the widowed husband and other family members will gather with others at the University of Nebraska at Omaha to dedicate a permanent memorial to Jessica.
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