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5:08 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Unemployment fraud cases reported in October

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have recorded nearly 280 cases of unemployment insurance fraud in October worth more than $27,000 in penalties.

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5:06 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Nebraska tax receipts in October close to estimates

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska netted about $231 million in tax revenue in October, roughly on pace with projections for the month.

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Government
8:06 am
Tue November 12, 2013

72 Medal of Honor recipients recognized in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Seventy-two Nebraskans who were awarded the Medal of Honor are getting new recognition at the State Capitol.

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Government
8:03 am
Tue November 12, 2013

OLLAS report looks at role of Latino population in Council Bluffs

A new report says 8.5 percent of Council Bluffs’ population is Latino, and that population generates more than a billion dollars in economic output.

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Government
8:07 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report: 122,000 eligible for insurance tax credits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new national report estimates 122,000 people in Nebraska are eligible for tax credits that would help cover the cost of health insurance on the new online marketplaces.

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Government
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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