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5:54 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Colorado to defend pot law for 1st time

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is defending its pot law for the first time Friday in a filing due to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Government
5:53 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couples

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.

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Government
8:33 am
Thu March 12, 2015

Pipeline foes appeal to Nebraska lawmakers in testy hearing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline are asking Nebraska lawmakers to repeal the law that allowed former Governor Dave Heineman to approve a route through the state.

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Government
7:21 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Heineman to pay $250 in settlement over NU job application

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Governor Dave Heineman has agreed to pay $250 to the state for using public resources to announce that he was applying for University of Nebraska presidency.

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Government
7:19 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Fiscally conservative Nebraska lawmaker seeks higher gas tax

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A lawmaker known as a tax-cutting fiscal conservative is urging his colleagues to pass a fuel-tax increase to help repair Nebraska's aging roads and bridges.

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Government
8:39 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Panel shelves bill to require seat belts for Nebraska buses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee has rejected a bill that would have required seat belts in public school buses.

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Government
8:37 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Appeals court allows Nebraska gay marriage ban to stand

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has allowed Nebraska's gay marriage ban to stay in place, putting a federal judge's ruling striking down the ban on hold.

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Government
1:00 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

County sheriffs from 3 states sue over Colorado pot law

DENVER (AP) — Ten sheriffs from three different states are suing Colorado for legalizing marijuana.

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Government
10:30 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Deferred-action youths ask Nebraska for driver's licenses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is the only state to deny driver's licenses to youths who were brought into the country illegally as children, and could remain so if Gov. Pete Ricketts mirrors the policies of his predecessor.

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Government
5:17 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Disaster policy to give Nebraska cities faster repayment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Emergency Agency will be changing its policy so that communities that are rebuilding after a disaster can get reimbursed faster.

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