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10:17 am
Mon August 25, 2014

City Council to vote Tuesday on Omaha's 2015 budget

The Omaha City Council is scheduled to vote on Mayor Jean Stothert's 2015 budget plan Tuesday, with several amendments.

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Government
9:05 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Bruning confident state can restore death penalty

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general says the state's corrections department has been too busy dealing with other problems to focus on resolving drug shortages that have halted executions in the state, which hasn't carried out the death penalty in 17 years.

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Government
11:07 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Nebraska recovering jobless benefits overpayments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Labor Department says it's recovered nearly $5.8 million so far this year from people who were given too much unemployment pay, either because of errors or because they lied on their applications.

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Government
10:31 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Omaha City Council approves most of annexation package

The Omaha City Council has approved the annexation of 18 areas in to the city.

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Government
12:57 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Nebraska may have to repay $2.5M in Medicaid money

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials want Nebraska to repay nearly $2.5 million because they say the state mishandled some Medicaid prescription drug claims.

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Government
10:06 am
Mon August 18, 2014

22 Iowa jails refusing immigration detainers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials at 22 Iowa county jails are refusing to accept requests from federal immigration authorities to hold people in jail without a court order.

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Government
6:17 am
Sat August 16, 2014

'Tax Wall Street' candidate fails to make ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man who sought to run on the "Tax Wall Street Party" ticket has failed to qualify for Nebraska's U.S. Senate race.

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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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Government
2:21 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Tax receipts slightly below projections in July

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says tax receipts for Nebraska state government were slightly below projections in July.

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Government
2:19 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Public hearing Tuesday on Omaha's 2015 budget

A public hearing on Omaha’s proposed 2015 budget is Tuesday evening.

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