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8:12 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska tax receipts above estimates in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected.

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Government
8:09 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers eye ways to improve college savings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking to increase participation in Nebraska's state-sponsored college savings plan, which is disproportionately used by higher-income families.

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Government
8:10 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Gaps in mental, intellectual services investigated

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans who suffer from a combination of intellectual, behavioral and mental-health problems aren't always receiving state services that could help them.

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Government
6:15 am
Sat December 7, 2013

Nebraska Sen. McGill likely to run for auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is leaning toward a run for state auditor.

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Government
1:50 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Appointee to Nebraska Legislature withdraws name

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new appointee to the Nebraska Legislature has backed out, following news that he owes the state $16,000 for campaign-disclosure violations.

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Government
11:05 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Fine Arts standards proposed for Nebraska schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal headed for the State Board of Education would set standards for fine arts education in Nebraska.

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Government
11:03 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Fire Union approves tentative agreement with city of Omaha

A public hearing is set for Tuesday on a tentative agreement between the city of Omaha and the Professional Firefighters Association.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Removal of Monona County auditor sought

ONAWA, Iowa (AP) — The Monona County attorney is seeking the removal from office of the county auditor, who faces drug charges.

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Government
8:13 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Heineman cancels Nebraska study on climate change

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has canceled a Legislature-approved study on climate change, saying it would duplicate research work by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Government
2:37 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Leader of Iowa schools for deaf, blind to retire

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man who leads special schools for deaf and blind students in Iowa has announced plans to retire.

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