nebraska en Lawsuit targets Nebraska horse racing measure <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska anti-gambling group has filed a lawsuit to keep off the November ballot a measure that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races shown on machines that resemble casino slots. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:39:59 +0000 Associated Press 50928 at Chikungunya case confirmed in Douglas County <p>Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:09:42 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 50412 at Report gives Nebraska passing grades for its small business climate <p>Nebraska gets a B+ when it comes to an overall climate of friendliness for small businesses.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 49380 at Nearly 1,000 Iowa, Nebraska VA requests not scheduled <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An audit of Veterans Affairs facilities has found nearly 1,000 veterans who requested an initial appointment in Iowa or Nebraska over the last decade, but have not yet been seen. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:46:24 +0000 Associated Press 48472 at Court hears arguments in same-sex divorce case <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The case of a woman who wants to divorce her same-sex partner after legally marrying in Iowa is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court. Thu, 29 May 2014 13:01:40 +0000 Associated Press 47923 at Group will push for Nebraska minimum wage increase <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage in Nebraska are planning to gather signatures for a November ballot measure that would raise it to $9 an hour by 2016. Thu, 15 May 2014 12:57:58 +0000 Associated Press 47209 at Democratic leader blocks Senate vote on Keystone <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are refusing to let supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to use an energy efficiency bill as a vehicle to attempt winning congressional approval for the controversial project. Thu, 08 May 2014 13:04:13 +0000 Associated Press 46872 at Heineman signs Neb. water sustainability bill <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:49:16 +0000 Associated Press 45840 at Medicaid backers turn to those who didn't qualify <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Less than a year after lawmakers rejected Medicaid expansion in Nebraska, supporters are turning to a new group of allies: Low-income people who now realize that don't quality for coverage. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:14:34 +0000 Associated Press 42073 at Nebraska to nearly triple wind energy capacity by 2015 <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A series of new projects will nearly triple Nebraska's wind energy capacity by the end of 2015. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:17:29 +0000 Associated Press 38856 at