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6:13 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Neb. Legislature passes water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill designed to help the state prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Government
6:12 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Nebraska city starts licenses aimed at immigrants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The small Nebraska city of Fremont has started requiring $5 licenses for anyone who wants to rent there as part of rules aimed at restricting illegal immigration.

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Government
6:04 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Neb. elderly care services bill approved over veto

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would provide millions of dollars in federal and state funding to help elderly Nebraskans stay in their homes has won approval from lawmakers, despite a veto.

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Government
9:21 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska school accountability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will send state intervention teams into poorly performing schools, under a bill signed into law.

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Government
9:20 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Neb. sheriffs, police chiefs back Bruning for gov.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning has won the endorsement of 60 county sheriffs and 59 police chiefs in his Republican primary bid for governor.

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Sports
9:19 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Neb's Bell says Colter asks for help in union push

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska football player Kenny Bell says Kain Colter has approached him about enlisting the Cornhuskers in the movement that could lead to the formation of a college athletes union.

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Crime
6:46 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Judge declines no contest plea in Omaha killings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge says he will not accept a no contest plea from a man accused of killing four people in Omaha last summer.

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Government
6:44 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers hold 'working families' rally

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers say they were able to make progress for working families this session, despite some setbacks.

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Government
8:04 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Neb. historic horse racing measure approved

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed ballot measure that could allow betting on previously recorded horse races has been passed by the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:02 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Neb. job-discrimination bill stalls in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature.

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