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6:04 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Neb. elderly care services bill approved over veto

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would provide millions of dollars in federal and state funding to help elderly Nebraskans stay in their homes has won approval from lawmakers, despite a veto.

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Government
9:21 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska school accountability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will send state intervention teams into poorly performing schools, under a bill signed into law.

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Government
9:20 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Neb. sheriffs, police chiefs back Bruning for gov.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning has won the endorsement of 60 county sheriffs and 59 police chiefs in his Republican primary bid for governor.

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Government
6:44 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers hold 'working families' rally

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers say they were able to make progress for working families this session, despite some setbacks.

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Government
8:04 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Neb. historic horse racing measure approved

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed ballot measure that could allow betting on previously recorded horse races has been passed by the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:02 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Neb. job-discrimination bill stalls in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity has stalled in the Legislature.

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Government
2:09 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Debate rages on Nebraska job-discrimination bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation is still facing a filibuster.

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Government
12:19 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Branstad says state made no payments for silence

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is standing firm in support of the director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services, who says no money was offered to former workers for silence about their dismissals.

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Government
8:11 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers expand veteran benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The biggest winners in this year's legislative session may be Nebraska veterans.

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Government
5:54 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Lawmakers seek wind energy development in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to encourage more wind energy development in Nebraska hit a roadblock this legislative session, but some Nebraska lawmakers are determined to capitalize on the state's wind potential.

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