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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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Government
12:02 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Omaha Mayor picks new Finance Director

The city of Omaha has a new Finance Director.

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Government
8:16 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Resolution would give those outside Omaha a vote

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has voted for a measure seeking to allow people living just outside city limits to vote in city elections.

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Government
2:25 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Union wants health care benefits extended to same-sex married couples

The city of Omaha says same-sex spouses of union employees can get pension and flexible spending benefits, but not health or dental care benefits.

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Government
1:32 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Iowa Governor holds public budget hearings

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is starting a series of public budget hearings to get input from state department heads.

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Government
12:22 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Nebraska high court denies new murder trial to 2 men

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has denied new trials for two Omaha men convicted in the 2008 shooting death of another man outside an Omaha American Legion hall.

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Government
3:30 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

City of Omaha, Fire Union reach tentative agreement

The city of Omaha and Professional Firefighters Association have reached a tentative agreement that avoids the layoffs of 19 firefighters.

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