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9:03 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Ag. Director: Farm bill will help Neb. recovery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farmers and ranchers who suffered losses due to Nebraska's severe weather may see some relief with the passage of a new farm bill.

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Government
8:16 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Nebraska minimum wage bills get mixed response

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Proposals to raise the minimum wage in Nebraska are drawing support from advocates who say they would help the working poor, and opposition from business groups that say it would do just the opposite.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Former Lincoln Councilman named to Democrats' post

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Lincoln city councilman has been named executive director of the Nebraska Democratic Party.

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Omaha
8:21 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton to speak in Omaha area

RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to give a speech in the Omaha area in March.

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Politics & Elections
8:19 am
Mon February 3, 2014

State Sen. Janssen leaving governor's race

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State Senator Charlie Janssen says he's dropping out of the 2014 governor's race.

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Government
7:23 am
Sat February 1, 2014

Neb. congressional delegation on Keystone report

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Most in Nebraska's all-Republican congressional delegation turned their attention to President Barack Obama in the wake of a new State Department report that raised no major environmental objections to construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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General News
7:21 am
Sat February 1, 2014

Black Hills Energy warns about phone scam

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A natural gas utility is warning its customers in Nebraska about a phone scam.

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Government
2:38 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada has cleared a significant hurdle after the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.

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Nebraska
8:01 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Mistrial in Nebraska wrongful convictions lawsuit

(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has declared a mistrial in a civil rights lawsuit seeking damages for six people wrongly convicted in a 1985 Nebraska murder.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Neb. considers law for robberies with toy guns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Robbers who use a toy gun in a hold-up could still face a felony firearm charge in Nebraska, under a new bill considered by lawmakers.

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