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Government
2:49 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Gov. Heineman signs change to Nebraska 'good time' rule

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prisoners who assault a guard or another inmate could soon lose up to two years' worth of "good time" credit, which reduces the time they spend behind bars.

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Government
9:27 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Heineman to present Nebraska Powerball award

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Gretna couple with a winning ticket for last week's $122 million Powerball jackpot will receive their award from Gov. Dave Heineman.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Omaha tax attorney announces bid for governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha tax attorney has joined the 2014 race for Nebraska governor.

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Crime
8:06 am
Mon December 16, 2013

1 killed, 2 injured in shooting near Omaha club

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating a shooting outside an Omaha nightclub that killed a woman and injured two men.

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Government
3:35 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Report: No major changes needed in Neb. tax system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee has concluded that no major changes are needed in Nebraska's tax system.

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Omaha
8:28 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Fire crews investigate blaze at old Omaha plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fire officials are trying to determine the cause of a blaze at an old recycling plant in south Omaha.

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Crime
8:23 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Former Ralston teacher guilty of groping students

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 59-year-old former Ralston teacher has been convicted at his second trial for inappropriately touching young students.

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Government
1:19 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

New Education Commissioner chosen

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state education board has chosen Matthew Blomstedt to serve as Nebraska's new education commissioner.

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Government
8:07 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Governor makes new appointment to Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has appointed a retired U.S. Air Force colonel to an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature, only days after his first pick withdrew amid questions about his nonpayment of campaign finance fines.

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Government
11:16 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska A.G. Bruning diagnosed with colon cancer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he will undergo surgery on Thursday for colon cancer.

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