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1:09 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Auditor: Nebraska has 30 days to repay $22 million

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Auditor Mike Foley says Nebraska has been given 30 days to repay nearly $22 million to the federal government because of the state's troubled effort to privatize child welfare services.

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Politics & Elections
8:57 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Gov. Branstad draws big contributions for campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has about $4.1 million in cash on hand for a re-election campaign, according to a 2013 finance report filed yesterday.

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Government
8:53 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Nebraska lawmaker pushes for casino gambling

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who favors legalized gambling is trying to get the issue before the voters again, offering the enticement of a reduction in property taxes.

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Omaha
8:42 am
Tue January 21, 2014

4 workers hurt at Omaha plant have left hospitals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — At least four of the 10 workers sent to hospitals after an explosion and partial collapse at an Omaha manufacturing plant have already been released.

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Government
8:05 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Nebraska economic council foresees modest growth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska economic forecasters see modest state growth ahead as income declines for Nebraska farmers.

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Crime
7:13 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Lights bill for Neb. citizen patrols advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would let civilian crime-prevention groups patrol the streets with flashing amber lights on their vehicles has won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.

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Government
7:12 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Kerry: No rush to decide on Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says he won't be pushed into making a decision on the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, despite pressure from Canada and other pipeline supporters for quick action.

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Government
1:58 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Neb. lawmaker proposes redistricting commission

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state lawmaker wants to create an independent commission that would propose legislative boundaries in Nebraska without factoring partisan politics into its decision.

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Business
7:50 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Slower growth likely in rural areas of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Economic growth will likely slow in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states in the months ahead.

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Crime
7:49 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Family of slain Omaha girl says they want justice

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old girl killed by a stray bullet that entered her Omaha home says they do not want retaliation for her death.

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