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6:11 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Nebraska AG warns about tech support phone scams

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general is warning residents about phone scams related to computer technical support.

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Government
2:18 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Fire Union, Omaha Mayor make counter-offers as deadline for agreement passes

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says no agreement has been reached with the Professional Firefighters Association, and layoffs of 19 firefighters will proceed.

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Government
1:10 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Harkin: it's time for Congress to pass ENDA

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, D-IA

The U.S. Senate Thursday afternoon passed a measure banning employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Government
2:00 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Omaha Mayor offers new plan to Fire Union, with Friday deadline

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has made an offer to the Professional Firefighters Association that she says could avoid layoffs.

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Government
8:46 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Ag secretary says rural people need to sell agriculture

LINCOLN--People who care about agriculture need to do a better job of selling themselves to urban dwellers, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told a Lincoln audience Tuesday.

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Government
3:36 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Iowa Attorney General wants restrictions on sale of e-cigarettes

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Attorney General Tom Miller says he wants Iowa lawmakers to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

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Government
1:21 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Layoff notices going to 19 Omaha firefighters

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s office says layoff notices are going to 19 firefighters.

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Government
6:06 am
Sat November 2, 2013

Senator Johanns Dislikes Obamacare

This week, Senator Mike Johanns discussed his disappointment with what he called the “failures” of the new Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare.

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Government
9:05 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Former Nebraska Rep. John McCollister dies at 92

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Rep. John Y. McCollister, who defeated a sitting congressman to win office and later gave Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel his first Washington job, has died at age 92.

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Government
2:16 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Nebraska voter registration form changing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The form Nebraskans use to register to vote is being tweaked to reduce duplicate registrations.

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