AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1:30 pm, NE
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NEBRASKA CAPITOL FOCUS
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska lawmakers are looking for ways to increase financial literacy training in schools, an issue highlighted by a national report that gave the state a mediocre rating in its efforts to teach students how to handle money. SENT: 700 words. By Grant Schulte.
AROUND THE STATE:
RALSTON, Neb. — A new city-sanctioned historic preservation commission aims to increase efforts to preserve Ralston’s history. SENT: 250 words. By the Omaha World-Herald.
— BENEFITS CARD — Nebraska is phasing in a new electronic benefits card for the program that services low-income women and children.
— BIOCONTAINMENT TRAINING — The University of Nebraska Medical Center has helped train 3,200 medical workers on how to contain biological hazards in laboratories.
— SCIENCE CAFE-ALS — The next Omaha Science Cafe will discuss issues involving Lou Gehrig’s disease.
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