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Government
7:58 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska autism coverage bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An estimated 1,000 Nebraskans will receive insurance coverage for autism therapies under a new state law.

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Crime
2:36 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Omaha man gets lawyer for death penalty sentencing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man convicted of killing four people shortly after he was released from prison last summer will have lawyers representing him when it's decided whether he should be executed.

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Government
8:06 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Same issues, new faces for 2015 Nebraska session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same issues in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but more than one-third of the senators will be new.

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Environment
8:04 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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General News
6:36 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.

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Government
6:33 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Hearing to consider voting policies in 4 states

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

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Government
2:09 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.

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Business
10:56 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate inches up to 3.7 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to hit 3.7 percent in March, compared with 3.6 percent in February.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers adjourn from 2014 session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have finished their session having passed major legislation to lower taxes, reduce prison crowding and pay for water conservation projects.

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Business
7:58 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Overall index up in rural Midwest banker survey

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The overall index for an economic survey of bankers in 10 Midwestern and Plains states has risen for a second consecutive month, suggesting more growth in the months ahead.

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