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8:03 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Nebraska renewable energy tax credit bill sparks debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new effort to lure wind farms to Nebraska is sparking a debate among lawmakers.

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Omaha
8:01 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Omaha council bolsters city watch over boardinghouses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council is bolstering the city's watch over boardinghouses.

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Government
1:45 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Nebraska senators advance bill allowing Lyft, Uber rides

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft could operate legally in Nebraska under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Nebraska
12:55 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Nebraska's March jobless rate of 2.6 pct still lowest in US

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate of 2.6 percent last month remained the lowest in the nation.

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Government
8:03 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Unemployment appeals administrator leaves in Iowa shakeup

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The new director of Iowa Workforce Development is cutting ties with a longtime agency employee who was recently named head of the division that oversees unemployment insurance disputes.

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Government
8:00 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Bill to increase Nebraska Medicaid reimbursement advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill designed to increase Medicaid reimbursements from the estates of recipients with large amounts of money or property.

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Nebraska
12:55 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Nebraska panel to act on fracking water disposal request

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is scheduled to act Wednesday on an application for a Sioux County disposal site for wastewater from oil exploration and production.

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Government
10:40 am
Mon April 20, 2015

New Nebraska law could help put medical marijuana on ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates for medical marijuana will try to take their campaign to Nebraska voters next year if lawmakers don't act, and a new state law could make their job easier.

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Health/Medical
6:42 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Nebraska DHHS to publish ACCESS Nebraska performance reports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's beleaguered Department of Health and Human Services will publish public performance reports for its services to help residents apply for Medicaid and food stamps.

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Crime
6:18 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Unruly man sentenced in case of jet diverted to Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight diverted to Omaha has been sentenced.

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