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Omaha
8:11 am
Mon February 10, 2014

2 Omaha officers shoot at fleeing suspect's truck

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha police officers' decision to shoot at a fleeing suspect's truck will be investigated, but no one was seriously injured in the shooting.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Mon February 10, 2014

AG Bruning joins Nebraska gubernatorial race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorney General Jon Bruning has declared his candidacy for Nebraska governor.

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Education
7:20 am
Sat February 8, 2014

Neb. lawmakers pass superintendent pay bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would require Nebraska public schools to disclose superintendent pay, benefits and other contract provisions has sailed through a final vote in the Legislature.

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General News
7:17 am
Sat February 8, 2014

Neb. farmers support ag land valuation decrease

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — School groups and counties are expressing concern about a proposal to reduce the taxable value of farm- and ranchland.

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Government
2:43 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Neb. high court vacates life sentences of 3 men

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has vacated the sentences of three men ordered imprisoned for life without parole when they were juveniles, citing a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down such sentences.

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Government
8:10 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Lawmakers hear pitch for Nebraska prison reform

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a Nebraska prison reform effort are arguing that the state needs to expand its supervised release programs and offer more services to help inmates return to society.

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Education
8:48 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Neb. educators support changes to truancy law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Educators and advocates are supporting efforts to change Nebraska's truancy law.

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Government
8:46 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Retirees could benefit from Neb. tax measures

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Retirees and low-income elderly residents could see their tax burdens lowered in Nebraska under measures in a legislative committee.

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Education
1:33 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Increase in Nebraska school funding advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's K-12 public schools would receive an additional $35.7 million in state equalization aid under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Government
11:30 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Winner-take-all bill dead for the year in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have scrapped a bill to turn Nebraska into a winner-take-all state when awarding its electoral votes in presidential elections.

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