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1:34 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Council: US economic growth to outpace Nebraska's

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state business council predicts that Nebraska's economy will slow enough this year for the rest of the nation to catch up.

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Government
8:06 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Nebraska cash reserve expected to hit $707.5M

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Higher than expected tax collections will boost Nebraska's cash reserve to a projected $707.5 million.

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Government
2:43 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Fremont can't enforce part of its immigration rule

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Fremont is still struggling to enforce part of its ordinance requiring people to obtain licenses and swear they have legal permission to live in the U.S. before renting homes in the Nebraska city.

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Government
10:57 am
Thu July 10, 2014

13 SIDs included in Omaha annexation package

The city of Omaha wants to annex 19 areas with a total valuation of more than $932 million.

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Government
12:55 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Report disputes Branstad smaller government claims

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report from a nonpartisan state agency questions whether Gov. Terry Branstad is cutting the cost and size of state government as he claims.

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Government
8:04 am
Tue July 8, 2014

About 80,000 signatures needed for ballot measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed increase in Nebraska's minimum wage will need at least 80,386 valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

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Government
2:00 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Faith, business community representatives call for action on immigration reform

Three leaders in the business, faith, and legislative community are calling on the U-S House to pass an immigration reform bill.

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Government
8:03 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Omaha council OKs removal of landmark status

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has voted to remove a historic landmark designation from two downtown apartment buildings, clearing the way for them to be demolished and replaced with an office building.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu July 3, 2014

3 prisoners erroneously released still at large

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says it has accounted for all but three of the 45 prisoners who were released before they should have been and still owe time.

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Government
3:16 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Douglas County approves new fiscal year budget

Douglas County’s new fiscal year budget includes additional funding for mental health support services.

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