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6:33 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Hearing to consider voting policies in 4 states

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

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Government
2:09 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers adjourn from 2014 session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have finished their session having passed major legislation to lower taxes, reduce prison crowding and pay for water conservation projects.

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Government
7:52 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Branstad backs extension of health care policies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad says Iowa has agreed to a federal recommendation that will allow thousands of residents to hang onto health insurance policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
7:49 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Heineman signs Neb. water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Government
2:32 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Iowa Senate approves disabled veterans tax credit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.

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Government
2:30 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Gov. Heineman discusses jobs, education, taxes

Governor Dave Heineman says the state of Nebraska is doing better than most of the nation when it comes to unemployment and jobs.

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Government
8:49 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Neb. looks to join states in fighting wildfires

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is on the cusp of joining forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas to help fight rural wildfires.

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Government
6:13 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Neb. Legislature passes water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill designed to help the state prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Government
6:12 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Nebraska city starts licenses aimed at immigrants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The small Nebraska city of Fremont has started requiring $5 licenses for anyone who wants to rent there as part of rules aimed at restricting illegal immigration.

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