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2:02 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Nebraska lawmaker launches Medicaid expansion petition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has started an online petition to build support for a Medicaid expansion proposal that has stalled in the Legislature.

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Government
10:55 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Douglas County eyes benefits for same-sex couples

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states.

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Government
5:23 am
Fri November 29, 2013

City of Omaha, Police Management union reach tentative agreement

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The City of Omaha has reached a tentative agreement on a two-year contract with the union representing Police Chief Todd Schmaderer and four deputy chiefs.

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Government
10:29 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Neb. Environmental Trust sees uptick in grant apps

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state agency that awards grants for Nebraska environmental projects is seeing an uptick in requests as other funding sources dwindle.

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Government
8:01 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Omaha mayor's veto on voting change stands

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — People who live just outside Omaha city limits won't be voting in municipal elections.

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Government
3:56 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Audit: Mismanagement in Neb. assistance programs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An audit says two state programs designed to help vulnerable Nebraskans are plagued by mismanagement and poor oversight.

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Government
8:01 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's governor and congressional delegation are trying to shore up political support for ethanol, which is slipping as the nation produces more of its own oil.

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Government
7:59 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Nebraska lawmaker to introduce school guns bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is once again planning to introduce a bill that could let teachers bring concealed weapons into schools.

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Government
8:02 am
Sat November 23, 2013

5 apply for open seat in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Five Sarpy County residents have applied for an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
2:00 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Tom Hanafan reflects on 25 years as Mayor of Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs’ first new Mayor in 25 years will be sworn in January second.

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