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8:22 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Bill would help Omaha museum build new facility

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Great Blains Black History Museum in Omaha would receive help from the state to build a new building under a proposal in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:19 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Nebraska lawmaker introduces prison reform plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a plan designed to reduce recidivism and ease overcrowding in the state prison system.

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Government
1:01 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

State of the State: Gov. Heineman calls for tax cuts

Governor Dave Heineman says Nebraska can afford up to $500 million in tax cuts.

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Government
7:57 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Bill would allow concealed carry in Neb. schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska teachers and other school employees could carry a concealed handgun in schools if a bill in the Nebraska Legislature becomes law.

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Government
7:56 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Gov. Heineman to call for $370M to $500M in tax cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman will call for $370 million to $500 million in tax cuts in his annual State of the State address to lawmakers.

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Government
6:06 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Nebraska Roadway Safety Act combines key traffic safety measures

The Nebraska Roadway Safety Act combines several important elements into one legislative bill, LB 807.

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Government
2:13 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Lawmakers unveil new Nebraska Medicaid proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska would use its state Medicaid program and private health insurers to cover low-income residents, under a new proposal in the Legislature.

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Government
9:00 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Branstad to present budget for next fiscal year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is ready to present his budget plan to lawmakers during the annual "Condition of the State" address.

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Government
4:00 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Public hearing Tuesday on $92 million bond proposal

Omaha voters could be asked in May to approve or reject $92 million in bonds for a variety of projects.

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Government
4:00 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Sarpy County surpasses 100,000 registered voters

Sarpy County is the third county in Nebraska to have a registered voter population exceeding 100,000.

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