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2:09 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Debate rages on Nebraska job-discrimination bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation is still facing a filibuster.

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Government
12:19 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Branstad says state made no payments for silence

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is standing firm in support of the director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services, who says no money was offered to former workers for silence about their dismissals.

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Omaha
8:15 am
Mon April 7, 2014

3-alarm fire damages north-central Omaha building

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a three-alarm fire has heavily damaged an Omaha business.

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Government
8:11 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers expand veteran benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The biggest winners in this year's legislative session may be Nebraska veterans.

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Politics & Elections
5:58 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Sasse winning Neb. US Senate fundraising race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ben Sasse is handily winning the fundraising game in the Republican primary race for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat.

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Government
11:45 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Iowa court adopts new media rules for courtrooms

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A rule going into effect May 1 will allow members of the news media to use laptops and cell phones in Iowa courtrooms with permission.

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Government
8:04 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Neb. anti-discrimination measure faces resistance

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would protect Nebraskans against job discrimination based on their sexual orientation is facing resistance in the Legislature.

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Government
12:49 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Senate supports audits of settlement agreements

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has passed a Democratic-sponsored amendment to a state spending bill that would require the state auditor to look into confidential settlement agreements with fired state workers during Gov. Terry Branstad's current term.

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Government
8:40 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Bill to change Neb. redistricting process advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced a bill that would overhaul Nebraska's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts.

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Education
8:38 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Millard Public Schools gets new superintendent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named to lead Millard Public Schools in Omaha.

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