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Government
7:54 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Bill aims to keep American Indian children with families

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It would be more difficult to remove American Indian children from their families under a measure being considered in the Nebraska Legislature.

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General News
6:34 am
Sat April 4, 2015

Nebraska sexual health program garners criticism and support

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a sexual education implementation method are defending Nebraska's use of the program in the wake of parent criticism.

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Health/Medical
6:32 am
Sat April 4, 2015

UNK professors make economic case for Nebraska Medicaid bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A study by two University of Nebraska at Kearney professors says the state would see economic benefits if Medicaid coverage was expanded to cover more low-income residents.

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Crime
9:31 am
Fri April 3, 2015

More prison time for mom convicted of aiding killer son

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A woman convicted of being an accessory to her son's Omaha killings has been given state prison time on top of the federal time she's already serving.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Iowa House committee OKs bill on state mental health facilities

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A House committee has approved a bill that would keep two state mental health facilities open longer.

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Government
8:00 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Tentative budget includes $200M for property tax relief

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska property owners could see their tax bills lowered by a collective $200 million annually under a tentative state budget.

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Government
1:36 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Nebraska immunity bill aimed at underage drinkers passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Underage drinkers who seek medical help for alcohol poisoning could avoid alcohol charges under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

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Government
9:03 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Judge grants class-action status to Nebraska SNAP lawsuit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging that Nebraska consistently failed to process food-benefit applications and renewals in a timely manner.

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Crime
9:00 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Father hopes billboards lead to arrest of daughter's killer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A grieving father has rented space on two Omaha billboards, hoping they will help authorities find and prosecute whoever killed his daughter and a man with her.

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Government
8:31 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Proposed fuel-tax increase divides Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges.

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