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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net tax receipts were slightly higher than estimated in January.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission says without substantive proof the agency cannot act on allegations that beer-sellers in Whiteclay are abusing their licenses.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chelsea Clinton is coming to Nebraska to campaign for her mother ahead of the state's March 5 Democratic presidential caucuses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of a committee that investigated problems with Nebraska's public benefits service says the system has improved, but lawmakers should continue their oversight.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates for survivors of sexual assaults in Nebraska say some victims mistakenly receive statements for medical costs of sexual assault exams, despite state and federal law prohibiting such notices.

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A new administrator has been announced for the Beatrice State Developmental Center.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan on passing a bill next week that would halt Gov. Terry Branstad's plans to turn over management of the state's Medicaid program to three private companies.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would ban small, flame-powered paper air balloons in Nebraska is headed to a final vote in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed an eastern Nebraska judge to serve on the state Supreme Court.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state audit has revealed that Iowa Workforce Development paid more than $97,000 in unemployment benefits to people claiming to work for companies that didn't exist in 2013 and 2014s and paid more than $66,000 to people not eligible for unemployment payments in other states.

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