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10:07 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Prisons panel votes to subpoena Nebraska governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee investigating Nebraska's prison problems has voted unanimously to subpoena Gov. Dave Heineman to testify in a hearing later this month.

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Government
3:17 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Report projects pension solvency in 20 years

A new report says Omaha’s police and fire pension system will be solvent and fully funded in 22 years.

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Government
8:52 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Nebraska felon loses court bid but remains free

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska felon who had been released early has lost a court fight to avoid being returned to prison, but he will remain free because he's been granted parole.

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Government
6:06 am
Thu October 9, 2014

UNO Political Science Professor weighs in on upcoming election

Paul Landow, a Political Science professor at UNO, says this year’s election may well bring more people out to vote.

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Government
1:05 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Fortenberry to host health insurance forum

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry plans to hold a forum later Wednesday to discuss health care insurance.

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Government
6:06 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Public Hearing on Minimum Wage Initiative Set for Next Week

A citizen initiative has proposed increasing Nebraska’s minimum wage to $9 an hour over a two-year period.

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Government
12:53 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Douglas County halts immigration detainers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's most populous county has stopped honoring federal requests to hold immigrants in jail without a warrant.

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Government
1:18 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Lawmakers will look at new prison sentencing issue

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee will investigate Nebraska's newest prison sentencing problems, which took place while officials were rounding up inmates who were released too early.

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Government
12:23 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Heineman names new Lieutenant Governor

Governor Dave Heineman has named a State Senator from Omaha as Nebraska’s new Lieutenant Governor.

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Government
8:33 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Company settles over Nebraska solicitations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A company has entered a settlement agreement over its solicitations to Nebraska corporations and businesses.

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