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Crime
6:15 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Neb. lawmakers planning to overhaul state prisons

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking at ways to reduce overcrowding in Nebraska's prison system, with a focus on services for the mentally ill, drug users and inmates who are least likely to re-offend.

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Weather
6:13 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Emergency declaration issued for Wayne County

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has issued an emergency declaration for the area surrounding Wayne after a tornado struck the northeast Nebraska town.

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Crime
9:05 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Several family members charged in Omaha killings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of killing four people in three separate shootings in and around Omaha this summer is not the only one facing charges in the three-week rampage.

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Government
9:03 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Buffett: budget fight will be resolved eventually

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he's confident the federal budget dispute will eventually be resolved.

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General News
10:12 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Nebraska Gov. Heineman renews call for tax cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman is calling for new property and income tax cuts when the Legislature convenes next year.

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Government
10:10 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Heineman: Impact of gov't shutdown on Neb. unclear

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman says it's too soon to know how the federal government's partial shutdown will affect Nebraska state government.

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General News
3:00 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Gale: Ex-MECA member not properly registered

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Secretary of State John Gale says his investigation into the voter registration status of former Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority board member Jaime Gutierrez Mora shows she was not properly registered to vote.

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Government
7:57 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Neb. Medicaid, CHIP not affected by gov't shutdown

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans who are enrolled in Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program will continue to receive benefits despite the federal government's partial shutdown.

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Health/Medical
7:55 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Neb. health enrollment slowed by computer glitches

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The new, federal health care marketplace is off to a bumpy start in Nebraska, with computer problems that have prevented consumers from signing up for insurance right away.

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Crime
1:18 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Nebraska man pleads guilty to misbranding meat

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 62-year-old northeast Nebraska man has made a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to allegations that he sold uninspected meat to Omaha schools.

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