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Twitter Imposter Attacks School Principal

Posted: 01/31/2012 - The principal at a West Des Moines, Iowa school district says he was not overly concerned about a fake Twitter account that is using his name. His concerns crew when the imposter started using his name in anti-Semitic messages.

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GOP Wants To Abolish State Income Taxes

Posted: 01/30/2012 - A year after Republicans swept into office across the country, many have their sights on what has long been a fiscal conservative's dream: the steep reduction or even outright elimination of state income taxes.

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Iowa Lawmakers Won't Drop Fuel Tax Plan

Updated: 01/30/2012 - Iowa lawmakers seeking an increase in state fuel tax say they are pursuing their effort despite opposition by Gov. Terry Branstad.

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Lincoln Group Returns from Antarctica

Posted: 01/30/2012 - A group of Lincolnites returned home on Sunday from a visit to Antarctica. The Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools organized the trip, which included lectures on Climatology.

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Seasonal Jobs for the Storm Chasers

Posted: 01/30/2012 - The Omaha Storm Chasers baseball team has announced details of a job fair. The team and Ovations Food Service will interview job candidates on Saturday, February 18.

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MECA Job Fair

Updated: 01/30/2012 - If you’re looking for a seasonal job, MECA says it might have what you’re looking for. Four dates have been set to conduct interviews for jobs at TD Ameritrade Park and the CenturyLink Arena.

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Two Theft Suspects, One Lousy Guest

Updated: 01/30/2012 - Lincoln police have arrested two men for allegedly trying to pawn stolen items. While interviewing the men, police learned that one of the suspects may have stolen items from a home where he had been staying as a guest the night before.

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Branstad To Sign Guard Tuition Measure

Posted: 01/30/2012 - Gov. Terry Branstad says he will sign the first measure to land on his desk this session, adding $1.3 million to a tuition assistance program for National Guard troops returning from deployment.

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Bill Would Halt Planned Cuts To Medicaid

Updated: 01/30/2012 - A bill that would prohibit the implementation of planned cuts to the state Medicaid program is up for debate Monday afternoon in the Legislature's Appropriations committee.

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Big Buck Classic

Updated: 01/29/2012 - Thousands gathered Sunday for the last day of the Big Buck Classic at the CenturyLink Center.

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Nebraska Is Warming Up

Updated: 01/27/2012 - Nebraska is getting warmer, according to agriculture experts. A newly released map shows that most of the state is in a warmer zone than it was 20 years ago.

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New Hope For Young Job Seekers

Updated: 01/27/2012 - Young people need more than just hope in finding work. So Omaha’s Hope Center is constructing a job training center at its north Omaha campus.

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Grocer Convicted of Food Stamp Fraud.

Posted: 01/27/2012 - A part owner of an Omaha food store was convicted Friday of one count of Food Stamp Fraud. Abdirahman Farah Mohammed was found not guilty on a second count of the same crime.

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Police Seek Domestic Assault Suspect

Updated: 01/27/2012 - Twenty-nine-year-old Jesse Lode is a wanted man. Police in Blair, Nebraska say he assaulted his roommate and fled before police could arrive.

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Education leaders: We'll Work With Gov On Reforms

Updated: 01/27/2012 - Iowa education leaders say they will support Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to overhaul the state's schools as long as they believe his goal is to improve student performance.

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Sexual Abuse Bill Advances

Updated: 01/27/2012 - Victims of childhood sexual abuse in Nebraska would have more time to sue their assailants, under a bill that advanced Friday in the Legislature.

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