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6:12 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Romney to campaign for GOP Senate hopeful Sasse

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will visit Nebraska to campaign for U.S. Senate hopeful Ben Sasse.

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Government
1:02 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Alternative Response program seeks to connect families with support services

A new state program seeks to provide an alternative approach for dealing with issues of abuse and neglect.

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Government
8:13 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Nebraska officials look to reduce prison crowding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's top office-holders are looking at ways to reduce crowding in the state prison system.

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Government
11:32 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Senate Candidates Debate Issues

Former Midland University President and Republican Ben Sasse is facing off against lawyer and Democrat Dave Domina for the US Senate seat being vacated by Republican Mike Johanns.

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Government
12:10 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Official: Heineman wasn't told of prisons program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of Nebraska's prison system says Gov. Dave Heineman wasn't told about a temporary inmate placement program facing scrutiny from lawmakers.

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Government
2:25 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

2nd Congressional District Debate at OPC Airs Next Week on KIOS

Political ads were among the topics of debate between the Second Congressional District candidates last week in Omaha.

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Government
8:39 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Pilot program offers alternative in neglect cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have launched a pilot program to keep more neglected children with their families, as long as steps can be taken to keep them safe.

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Government
2:18 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Platte Institute research contradicts report on city's pension system

A Nebraska economic research group disagrees with the city of Omaha’s projection that the police and fire pension system could be solvent in 20 years.

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Government
10:07 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Prisons panel votes to subpoena Nebraska governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee investigating Nebraska's prison problems has voted unanimously to subpoena Gov. Dave Heineman to testify in a hearing later this month.

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Government
3:17 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Report projects pension solvency in 20 years

A new report says Omaha’s police and fire pension system will be solvent and fully funded in 22 years.

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