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2:21 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Tax receipts slightly below projections in July

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says tax receipts for Nebraska state government were slightly below projections in July.

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Government
2:19 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Public hearing Tuesday on Omaha's 2015 budget

A public hearing on Omaha’s proposed 2015 budget is Tuesday evening.

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Government
8:32 am
Mon August 11, 2014

Backers of nurse practitioner bill will try again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A vetoed bill that would have given nurse practitioners in Nebraska more independence will come up for debate again next year in the Legislature.

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Government
2:01 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Former corrections director: 'It was time to go'

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former director of Nebraska's corrections department told legislators investigating problems in the prison system that he resigned last fall because he had become controversial and "it was time to go."

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Government
8:07 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Nebraska schools accountability plan taking shape

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Board of Education is fleshing out the new system framework for holding public schools accountable.

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Government
1:54 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

State launching criminal investigation into miscalculated sentences

The Nebraska State Patrol will do a criminal investigation in to sentencing miscalculations in the Department of Correctional Services.

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Government
8:00 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Nebraska prisons department suspends workers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska prisons department has suspended some department workers who are facing discipline in the inmate sentencing scandal.

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Government
3:22 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Nebraska sued over processing of SNAP benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two advocacy groups are suing Nebraska on behalf of a single mother who says she faced repeated delays when renewing her federal food benefits.

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Government
8:19 am
Tue August 5, 2014

Iowa workers' comp official to resign

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's workers' compensation commissioner is resigning to take a top federal job, but his lawsuit against Gov. Terry Branstad and aides will continue.

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Government
10:21 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Nebraska senators to seek more prison oversight

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking at ways to increase oversight of the state's troubled prison system, including creation of an independent watchdog position or by having the department answer to the Legislature.

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