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Branstad Seeks Restoration Of Unemployment Funding

Posted: 03/19/2012 - Gov. Terry Branstad says he'll work with lawmakers to restore funding for the state's unemployment assistance and worker compensation programs after an Iowa Supreme Court ruling on Friday nullified the agency's budget.

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Boys Town Founder On His Way To Sainthood

Updated: 03/17/2012 - It was a memorable St. Patrick’s Day in the Heartland as Boys Town founder, Father Edward Flanagan, was named a Servant of God.

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Buyer Beware: Fake NCAA Game Tickets

Updated: 03/16/2012 - Downtown Omaha is bustling with people taking advantage of all that March Madness has to offer. Whether it was taking in a game at the CenturyLink Center or selling tickets last minute.

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Update: Crash Victim Lucky But Not Nice About It

Updated: 03/16/2012 - A man who walked away from the scene of a crash Thursday night in southeast Nebraska has been located. Bruce Goes was found at his home. Thankfully, he only received minor injuries in the crash. This will allow investigators to look into the events that led up to the crash.

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Jayhawk “Relative” at the Henry Doorly Zoo

Updated: 03/16/2012 - As Omaha welcomes eight teams to the NCAA tournament this weekend, some fans might wonder about the history behind one of the visiting team’s mascot; the Kansas Jayhawk. Did you know that a bird with features similar to the Jayhawk has a home at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo?

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Scheme To Avoid Work Comp Claims

Updated: 03/16/2012 - An Iowa businessman has been sentenced to 57 months for Insurance fraud, payroll shuffling and creation of shell corporations caused $778,940.00 in losses.

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Event to Help Create Family Room for Cancer Patients

Posted: 03/16/2012 - The University Hospital Auxiliary is holding its annual fundraiser March 24th. This year’s benefit will raise money for a new family waiting room for cancer patients and their families at the Nebraska Medical Center.

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New Principal Selected From 70 Applicants

Updated: 03/16/2012 - New secondary school principal. Brett Schwartz was hired earlier this week on a 6-0 vote by the Louisville Board of Education.

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County Takes Tax Valuation To Court

Posted: 03/16/2012 - Cass county going to state appeals court over valuation. The court action is expected to be watched closely by assessors across Nebraska that also have mineral mining companies at work in their counties.

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UNO Kicks Off `7 Days Of Service' For Spring Break

Posted: 03/16/2012 - The University of Nebraska at Omaha's annual "7 Days of Service" event will see some 1,500 area college and high school students using their spring break to give back to the community.

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EPA Helps Nebraska Town

Posted: 03/15/2012 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that the Village of Sutherland, Nebraska recently received technical assistance from the EPA that will help the village become more sustainable.

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