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8:11 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Democratic gubernatorial candidates tout rural backgrounds

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two Democratic candidates for governor are emphasizing their rural backgrounds as they campaign across the state.

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Weather
9:25 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Flooding sets records in western Nebraska as water moves east

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The flooding along the South Platte River continues to set records in western Nebraska, but the defenses communities built are generally holding and the floodwater is slowly flowing east across the state.

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Government
8:12 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee hearings begin

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The first public-input hearings of the Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee are set to begin in western Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
7:08 am
Sat September 21, 2013

New information released on Iowa's proposed health insurance marketplace

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Newly released rate information on Iowa's health care marketplace shows the state will offer some of the lowest premiums in the country.

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Omaha
9:15 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Cost of new UNO arena rises almost $12 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price tag for the University of Nebraska at Omaha's new arena has gone up nearly $12 million, and officials are blaming rising construction costs and design revisions.

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Crime
9:12 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Police: woman helped her brother commit murder

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested the sister of a man who is accused of killing four people in August.

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Iowa
2:01 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad's brother fined by EPA for violations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The brother of Gov. Terry Branstad will pay a fine and spend $26,000 to install a wetland area after his cattle farm failed to comply with requirements of his clean water permit.

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Government
8:12 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Nearly 200 people dropped from Nebraska insurance program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have pulled nearly 200 people out of a state program that helps pay for private health insurance when doing so is cheaper than billing through Medicaid.

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Politics & Elections
2:28 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Sen. Annette Dubas to kick off gubernatorial campaign Sunday

FULLERTON, Neb. (AP) — State Sen. Annette Dubas kicks off her campaign for governor on Sunday, when she begins a statewide tour starting in her hometown of Fullerton.

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Weather
12:49 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

South Platte River surging in western Nebraska

BIG SPRINGS, Neb. (AP) — The South Platte River looked like a trickle in Western Nebraska before the Colorado floodwaters began to arrive.

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