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6:17 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Neb. lawmaker wants vote on city sales-tax repeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator known for his mastery of legislative rules is trying to force a vote on his proposal to repeal a city sales-tax measure.

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Sports
6:16 am
Sat April 6, 2013

NIT run shows Iowa's promise for '13-14

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's impressive run through the NIT showed that the program should have a bright future.

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Government
2:29 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Lawmakers pass a measure to help youths transitioning out of foster care

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have granted first-round approval to a measure that would give housing assistance to youths aging out of foster care.

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Government
8:37 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Unicameral advances bill cutting number of early voting days

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers advanced a measure to reduce the number of days in which registered voters can cast their ballots in person.

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Business
1:45 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Midland University to buy former Dana College campus

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Midland University in Fremont has announced it will acquire the former Dana College campus in Blair.

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Government
4:35 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Federal budget cuts force cancellation of Offutt air show

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The annual air show at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha has been canceled because of federal budget cuts.

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Politics & Elections
9:31 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Federal officials monitoring Omaha's primary election

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says it will monitor the Omaha primary election to ensure compliance with federal election laws.

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Omaha
9:28 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Omaha Police Command Officer placed on leave

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a command officer has been placed on administrative leave as the department continues investigating an allegation of brutality.

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Sports
1:07 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Creighton's Doug McDermott repeats as AP All-American

Creighton's Doug McDermott is an All-America for the second straight year while Trey Burke of Michigan and Otto Porter Jr. of Georgetown tied as the leading vote-getters for The Associated Press' first team.

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Government
6:21 am
Sat March 30, 2013

IA Governor approves mental health funding plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad has signed into law a bill that would give some counties a share of $11.6 million to continue treatment of mental health patients as the state transitions to a regional system.

The General Assembly approved the bill, which aids 26 of the 32 counties seeking extra funding to get them through this fiscal year.

Branstad signed the measure Thursday, though he had earlier voiced support for $3.8 million, a figure recommended by the Department of Human Services.

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