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2:55 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Nebraska city to reconsider 2010 immigration law

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Almost four years after a small Nebraska city tried to crack down on illegal immigration, the town is having second thoughts about requiring all renters to swear that they have legal permission to be in the United States.

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Government
11:24 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Auditor says Iowa budget relies on surplus dollars

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State Auditor Mary Mosiman says the governor's budget proposal uses surplus fund dollars to cover some expenses, a practice she says taxpayers should be aware of.

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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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