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Nebraska
1:19 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Correctional officer stabbed by inmate at Lincoln hospital

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a prison inmate stabbed a correctional officer at a Lincoln hospital.

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Government
8:52 am
Thu September 5, 2013

State Auditor Mike Foley to announce 2014 campaign plans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Auditor Mike Foley, a possible candidate for governor, is set to announce his plans for the 2014 election.

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Government
2:23 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Iowa Governor names interim Chief of Staff

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has named his legal counsel to serve as interim chief of staff.

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Crime
2:08 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Former State Senator to plead guilty in wire fraud case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The lawyer for former state Sen. Brenda Council says she's agreed to plead guilty to a federal wire fraud charge.

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Nebraska
12:26 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Five students injured in school bus crash

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say five students have been treated for minor injuries suffered when their school bus was struck by a car in southeast Nebraska.

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Business
11:50 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Iowa Governor wants to improve broadband access

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants residents in every part of Iowa to have better access to broadband internet technology.

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General News
3:20 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Howard Buffett sponsors contest to feed hungry

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Howard Buffett is offering students a chance to win $10,000 if they come up with good ideas to help reduce hunger and improve nutrition.

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Government
3:19 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Neb. lawmakers to suggest tax-reform proposals

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have stressed the importance of public input as they look to make changes to the state tax system, but they're also trying to avoid a free-for-all with conflicting special interests.

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Government
6:33 am
Sat August 31, 2013

Mayor: Tentative deal for Omaha fire chief is off

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's mayor says a tentative retirement agreement for Omaha's former fire chief is off.

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Government
6:32 am
Sat August 31, 2013

Transparency sought for Nebraska tax incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking for a better way to gauge whether tax incentives for businesses actually work, and whether the investment is worth the cost.

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