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1:58 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Omaha Mayor proposes 45 percent increase in sewer use fees

Omahans could see a substantial increase in their sewer bills.

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Government
8:10 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Omaha-area districts lead in lobbying

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's largest public schools are still using local tax dollars to pay for lobbyists at the Capitol, and more than three-fourths of that money is coming from districts in the Omaha area.

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Government
2:14 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Sen. Fischer: questions remain about prisoner exchange

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she has questions about the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.

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Government
2:45 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

May tax receipts lower than projected in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's net tax receipts in May came in lower than projected.

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Government
8:46 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Nearly 1,000 Iowa, Nebraska VA requests not scheduled

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An audit of Veterans Affairs facilities has found nearly 1,000 veterans who requested an initial appointment in Iowa or Nebraska over the last decade, but have not yet been seen.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Senator Mike Johanns Co-Sponsors a Bill to Assist Vets

US Senator Mike Johanns is co-sponsoring legislation to address problems with long wait times for veterans at VA facilities across the country.

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Government
1:00 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Nebraska Board of Canvassers set to meet

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Board of Canvassers is set to meet to certify the results of the statewide primary election held last month.

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Government
2:06 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

3rd District convention set for Creston

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans will choose a candidate for the 3rd Congressional District at a nominating convention June 21 in Creston.

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Government
10:37 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Ernst wins Iowa Republican primary for US Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State Sen. Joni Ernst has won the Republican primary for an Iowa U.S. Senate seat held for 30 years by retiring Democrat Tom Harkin.

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Government
8:11 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Branstad to sign cannabis oil, HIV bills

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is signing into law a bill that legalizes the use of cannabis oil to treat severe epilepsy and one that lessens the penalties for people who unknowingly expose someone to HIV. He's also signing bills that offer additional tax credits for installing wind and solar energy systems.

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