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6:24 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Neb. panel advances $31.5M for water, resources

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Water research and conservation projects would receive $31.5 million in state aid under a measure advanced by a Nebraska legislative committee.

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Government
6:23 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Board predicts Neb. will add $36M to cash reserve

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state board is predicting Nebraska will collect an additional $99 million in tax revenue, including $36 million for the government's rainy-day fund.

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Government
2:00 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Economic development, public safety dominate State of the City

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Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says new projects and opportunities will bring economic development to the city.

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Government
3:04 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Iowa lawmakers approve tax credit for veterans

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans in Iowa would receive a larger property tax exemption under a bill approved by a legislative panel.

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Government
1:22 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Lawmakers debate whether to buy new Neb. plane

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have begun a debate over whether to buy, lease or charter a new airplane for Nebraska state officials.

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Government
8:25 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Neb. senator targets 'hold' charges on debit cards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hotels, gas stations and restaurants would have to notify customers if they place temporary hold charges on their debit cards, under a bill set for review in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
4:30 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

Omaha lawyer to run for Nebraska Attorney General

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha attorney and former Douglas County prosecutor Brian Buescher has joining the race for Nebraska attorney general.

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Government
12:52 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Bill to limit new Neb. occupation taxes advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cities that don't already impose occupation taxes on alcohol, tobacco and motor-vehicle fuels would be banned from doing so in the future, under a bill that won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.

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Government
8:08 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Nebraska ruling mires Keystone XL in legal limbo

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Keystone XL oil pipeline's route through Nebraska will face months of additional delays now that a federal judge has invalidated the pipeline's path.

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Government
8:04 am
Fri February 21, 2014

UNO political scientist discusses Keystone XL court ruling

A UNO political scientist says even with a court ruling Wednesday on the Keystone XL pipeline, the project will likely be built.

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