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1:10 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. Gov. Heineman signs tax relief bills into law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a series of tax relief measures into law, and he says the bills passed this year will amount to $412 million in tax reductions over the next five years.

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Nebraska
10:58 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. nuke plant at full power after brief outage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Utility officials say a Nebraska nuclear plant is operating at full power again after a brief outage last month.

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Government
8:07 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Lawmakers push campaign to curb distracted driving

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate have taken a new route to address distracted driving across the state.

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Government
8:05 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. lawmakers advance 'emergency powers' gun bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to a bill that would prohibit governors from restricting gun sales in a declared state emergency.

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Sarpy County
8:03 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Papillion takes over fire calls for La Vista

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The Papillion Fire Department will now provide fire and rescue services for the neighboring city of La Vista.

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Government
2:42 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers vote to override budget vetoes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to override Gov. Dave Heineman's vetoes of state budget items, including funding for courtyard fountains and a new heating system at the Capitol.

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Council Bluffs
11:20 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Tyson adding about 140 jobs at Council Bluffs site

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Tyson Fresh Meats will be adding around 140 jobs at a Council Bluffs plant, now that Tyson has won more than $950,000 in Iowa tax credits.

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Nebraska
8:55 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Lack of moisture a concern for Nebraska farmers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As Nebraska farmers prepare to plant their crops in the next few weeks, they are worrying about the lack of moisture.

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Business
8:54 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Midwest economic survey index rises slightly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has risen slightly, suggesting economic growth over the next three to six months.

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Government
1:05 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Branstad: No mastermind of secret settlements

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says no single person in his administration coordinated the payment of over $400,000 to former state workers who agreed to keep quiet about their dismissals.

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