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Government
8:23 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to invalidate a ballot measure that would allow electronic betting on old horse races is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Politics & Elections
10:35 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Heineman opposes minimum wage increase proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman opposes the ballot measure to increase the minimum wage in Nebraska to $9 an hour by 2016.

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Politics & Elections
8:23 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Immigration could surface in Nebraska gov. race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will have a new debate next year over immigration, an issue that could influence the 2014 governor's race.

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Politics & Elections
8:15 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Ashford wants Congressional pay cut until balanced budget is achieved

The Democratic candidate for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District says Congress should take a pay cut until a balanced budget is passed.

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Politics & Elections
2:56 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Minimum wage measure qualifies for Nebraska ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed ballot measure to increase Nebraska's minimum wage has qualified for the November ballot.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Iowa governor candidates meet for first debate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch are set to face off in their first debate.

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Government
2:32 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Douglas County voters to decide on $25 million bond issue

Douglas County voters will be asked in November to approve a $25 million bond issue for public safety upgrades.

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Politics & Elections
8:35 am
Mon August 11, 2014

Lincoln man files for Nebraska US Senate race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man running on the "Tax Wall Street Party" ticket has submitted signatures to try to qualify for Nebraska's U.S. Senate race.

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Politics & Elections
10:02 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Nebraska Supreme Court to hear ballot challenge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has agreed to hear a legal challenge to a statewide ballot measure that could allow electronic betting on previously recorded horse races.

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Politics & Elections
12:39 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Lawsuit targets Nebraska horse racing measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska anti-gambling group has filed a lawsuit to keep off the November ballot a measure that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races shown on machines that resemble casino slots.

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