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Two arrested, another sought in mugging of elderly woman in church

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A 22-year-old has been arrested in the mugging of an elderly woman late Sunday morning in St. Cecilia Cathedral. Omaha police have arrested Wayman Clark of Omaha. He is one of the suspects in the attack. Surveillance video from the church show the 76-year-old woman from Johnston, Iowa walking into the church vestibule and reading […]

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UNK hosts conference on new uses for comic books

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Comic books are being used to help hospital patients to heal and students to become better at math and reading. It’s the topic of a two-day conference this week in south-central Nebraska. Michelle Fleig-Palmer, a professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, says the “Comics in Medicine and Teaching” conference on campus will focus […]

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Rule used to stop prairie dog bill stirs controversy in Unicameral (AUDIO)

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An attempt to repeal a prairie dog control law passed in 2012 appears dead for the session, but the procedure used to kill it stirs controversy in the Unicameral. LB 128 passed two rounds of debate only to be derailed on final reading. The bill passed the first round 31-12, then passed the second round […]

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March Mid-America Business Conditions Report

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Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss released the March 2015 Mid-America Business Conditions Index, which is a leading economic indicator for a nine state region including Nebraska. The business conditions index ranges from 0 to 100. The index for March sank to 51.4 from February’s 57.0. The regional index, much like the national reading, is pointing […]

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Norton Schools late start

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The Norton Schools continue to prepare  for a transition to a program known at Multi-Tiered Systems of Support schedule to begin in the fall of 2012.  MTSS is a system whereby students are grouped for intensive instruction in areas of need in math and reading, and the groupings are based on assessment data.  This is a complicated system and requires some significant ...

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Norton City Council Notes

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The options for the pool financing and the website design were items for the Norton City Council last night.  Rick Ensz from Cooper, Malone, Mcclain, security brokers was at the meeting to discuss the various options available for designing and building a new pool.  He used figures from 4 to four and a half million dollars.  Ensz met with the ...

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Library memberships

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Norton Friends of the Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing community interest in and support for library services.  The Friends of the Library support the purchase of the bikes for the summer reading program, and help with special programs for the summer reading.  The Friends purchase all the summer reading supplies, the table for the Community Room, games ...

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