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Rumormongering: Rumored Oba...

Rumormongering: Rumored Obama Buy Actually Sold to a Couple from Nebraska

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As was suggested days after the rumor started circulating and pretty obvious from the get-go, the Obamas did not spend $3.5M on a contemporary mansion in the Rancho Mirage neighborhood of Thunderbird Heights back in July, because that is...

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on Aug 27, 2014 at 05:20 PM

Teacher Kristine Denton from Omaha, Neb., to Receive 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (NE)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Aug. 12, 2014) - Kristine Denton, a teacher from King Science & Technology Magnet Middle School in Omaha, Neb., has been named the recipient of a 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators, EPA Region 7 announced...

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on Aug 12, 2014 at 05:50 PM

Nebraska releases inmates by mistake, attempts to get some back

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Nebraska authorities mistakenly released more than 300 criminals from prison early and are trying to track the two dozen they want to put back in jail, state officials said.

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on Jun 27, 2014 at 06:20 PM

North Omaha Residents Win Major Clean Air and Climate Victory

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In North Omaha, Nebraska, local residents just won a powerful, inspiring victory to move their utility beyond coal. After years of amazing community activism from local parents, business owners, residents, citizen groups, and community leaders, last week the Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve plans to not only phase out the use of coal at its Nort...

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on Jun 26, 2014 at 08:50 PM
Nebraska Utility Is Phasing...

Nebraska Utility Is Phasing Out Some Coal Units, And It Won't Cost That Much

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The Omaha Public Power District in Nebraska announced on Thursday that it will retire three coal units in the next two years at its North Omaha plant and transition two other units to natural gas within a decade.The three coal units will be retired by 2016, the public utility said. Another two units at that plant will get updated pollution controls by 2016 as well, and will transition to burnin...

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on Jun 19, 2014 at 11:20 PM
1 dead, 16 injured in Nebra...

1 dead, 16 injured in Nebraska twisters

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Two massive tornadoes swept through northeast Neb., killing one and injuring several.

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on Jun 17, 2014 at 01:50 AM

Tornadoes sweep through northeastern Nebraska

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(Reuters) - Two large tornadoes swept farming areas of northeastern Nebraska on Monday, causing severe damage to at least one town and some injuries, according to officials and media reports.

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on Jun 17, 2014 at 01:50 AM
Nebraska Tornadoes Turn Dea...

Nebraska Tornadoes Turn Deadly As Twisters Sweep Through State

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PILGER, Neb. (AP) — At least one person was killed and 16 others were in critical condition on Monday after massive tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska, destroying more than half of the town of Pilger, hospital and emergency officials said.The National Weather Service said at least two twisters touched down within roughly a mile of each other. Emergency crews and residents spent the even...

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on Jun 17, 2014 at 01:50 AM

Tornadoes hit northeastern Nebraska, property damage reported

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(Reuters) - Large tornadoes hit rural areas of northeastern Nebraska on Monday afternoon, with reports of property damage, according to forecasters and the Weather Channel.

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on Jun 16, 2014 at 10:50 PM
Nebraska, Iowa Severe Weath...

Nebraska, Iowa Severe Weather: Baseball-Sized Hail And Water Rescues - Weather.com Hailstorm Pummels Nebraska

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Residents in parts of Nebraska and Iowa woke up Wednesday morning to the aftermath of a round of severe weather Tuesday that brought torrential rains, baseball-sized hail, winds of up to 100 mph and possible tornadoes, including record-setting rainfall in Omaha, Nebraska.

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on Jun 04, 2014 at 01:20 PM