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8:14 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Survey suggests slight growth for Midwest economy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An economist says a survey of bankers in Nebraska, Iowa and eight other Midwestern states suggests the regional economy is experiencing slow to no growth.

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Government
8:12 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Nebraska senators debate redistricting overhaul

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are considering an overhaul of the state's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Opponents try to derail Neb. mountain lion bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to eliminate Nebraska's mountain lion hunting season has hit a snag in the Legislature.

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Education
12:58 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

U of Nebraska board sets vote on interim president

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Friday is expected to vote on the appointment of an interim president to replace J.B. Milliken, who is leaving for a job in New York.

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Government
10:12 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Heineman reinforces support for 'good time' reform

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman says he still wants to see a reform of Nebraska's "good time" law in the Legislature's efforts to reform state prisons.

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Omaha
7:46 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Omaha

Police say an Omaha man sought on suspicion of several crimes has been shot and killed at a house.

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Government
1:50 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers won't expand Medicaid this year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to expand health care coverage to low-income Nebraskans won't make it out of the Legislature this year.

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Government
8:03 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa House OKs bill to encourage radon testing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has approved a bill that would require state educators to provide schools with information on radon safety and encourage them to test for the gas.

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Omaha
8:01 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Neb. woman sentenced in embezzlement case

(Information in the following story is from: KETV-TV, http://www.ketv.com )

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Gretna woman already serving time for tax evasion has been sentenced to more prison.

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Government
7:59 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Health, fiscal costs cited in Neb. Medicaid debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to extend health-care coverage to low-income Nebraskans is once again stirring debate among lawmakers.

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