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8:28 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Parole head says she was pressured to parole more

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of Nebraska's parole board says a former prisons director pressured her into paroling more inmates in an effort to reduce crowding.

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Government
1:58 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

No criminal charges against Dept. of Corrections employees involved in sentencing scandal

No criminal charges will be filed against Department of Corrections employees involved in a scandal over miscalculation of prison sentences.

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Government
9:03 am
Mon November 24, 2014

'Shared parenting' bills to come up in session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska's parental custody laws, which they argue are unfair to men.

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Government
3:46 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

New Nebraska tax law likely to slow revenue growth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state tax revenue likely won't grow as fast in the future because of a law passed earlier this year.

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Government
3:08 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Three Build Nebraska Act road projects in Omaha complete

One of four state-funded road projects in the Omaha metro area is scheduled for completion next month.

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Government
8:28 am
Wed November 19, 2014

ACLU says moratorium needed on military gear

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group says a moratorium needs to be issued on the acquisition of military equipment by Nebraska law enforcement agencies.

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Government
9:02 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Obscure Nebraska panel may hold sway over pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Congress is scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the project could still end up before an obscure commission in Nebraska that regulates telephones, taxi cabs and grain bins.

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Government
3:06 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Omaha making changes to trash, recycling collection days

Changes are coming to Omaha’s trash and recycling collection schedule.

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Government
10:37 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Nebraska attorney general to open law firm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — After 12 years as the state's top lawyer, Attorney General Jon Bruning says he'll open a law firm in Lincoln when he steps down in January.

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Government
10:34 am
Thu November 13, 2014

CEO of Nebraska DHHS to leave post in December

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The CEO of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says he is leaving the agency in mid-December.

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