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General News
6:46 am
Sat March 8, 2014

Lincoln district considering ID system test

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln officials are thinking about requiring some middle school students to wear photo IDs on lanyards around their necks.

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Government
1:44 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Neb. lawmakers to investigate Nikko Jenkins case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a committee to investigate the state's handling of Nikko Jenkins, who is accused of killing four people in the Omaha area after his release from prison.

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Government
9:28 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.5 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate in January hit 3.5 percent, its lowest mark since September 2008.

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Government
7:57 am
Fri March 7, 2014

29 Neb. senators lend support to Keystone XL

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A majority of Nebraska's state lawmakers have signed a letter in support of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Sarpy County
7:51 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Missing Bellevue teenager found in Indianapolis

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A missing eastern Nebraska teenager has been found safe in Indianapolis.

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Government
2:44 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Legislative leaders: budget shows government works

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Legislative leaders say they agreed before the current session started to arrive at broad budget figures on which Republicans and Democrats could agree to prove that divided state government can work.

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Government
11:42 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Neb. lawmakers vote to expand homestead exemption

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed expansion of Nebraska's homestead exemption program has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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Government
7:43 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Neb. treasurer seeks to return unclaimed property

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state treasurer's office is seeking to return $135 million in unclaimed property to more than 350,000 Nebraskans and former Nebraskans.

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Crime
7:42 am
Thu March 6, 2014

2nd man arrested in 2003 Council Bluffs slaying

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Another man has been arrested and charged with murder in a July 2003 slaying in Council Bluffs.

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Government
2:26 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Iowa Legislature reaches rare budget agreement

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Legislative leaders from both parties in the House and Senate have accomplished the rare task of agreeing on figures for the state budget for the fiscal year beginning in July.

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