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10:38 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Unemployment rate up in July

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate rose in July to hit 4.2 percent.

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Government
1:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Iowa auditor: some agencies not following laws

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state auditor's report on the Iowa Department of Public Health criticizes the agency for failing to inspect funeral homes and other places where bodies are prepared for burial as required by state law.

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Government
3:18 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Census figures show steady growth in Nebraska's 3 largest counties

New Census figures show that nearly 40 percent of Douglas, Sarpy, and Lancaster County’s residents are between the ages of 18 and 44.

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Government
8:01 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee sets five public hearings

A series of public hearings will be held to discuss Nebraska’s tax structure, and if changes should be made to it.

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Government
10:46 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Researchers to evaluate school support program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have been given a $3.2 million federal grant to evaluate a program that uses parent-to-parent support to help families keep kids in school.

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Government
8:21 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Public hearing Tuesday on Omaha's 2014 budget

The public has a chance Tuesday to weigh in on Omaha's 2014 budget.

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Government
3:14 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Ex-Bellevue police chief claims $23K in sick pay

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Bellevue City Council is set to vote on a claim by a former police chief who retired amid scandal for more than $23,000 in unused sick leave.

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Government
6:09 am
Sat August 10, 2013

Special election set for open state House seat

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says a special election will be held Oct. 22 to fill a vacant state House seat.

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Government
8:20 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Idea of killing Nebraska income tax remains alive

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The idea of eliminating the state income tax remains alive as the Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee continued its review of tax policy.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Senator Johanns Talks Sequester

US Senator Mike Johanns says Congress has a lot of issues to resolve quickly when they come back in September. 

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