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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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Government
8:08 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Lawmakers examine funding options for K-12 schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of the Legislature's Education Committee are weighing different funding options for K-12 schools, including a suggestion to let districts impose a local sales tax.

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Government
12:37 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Sen. Fischer supports President Obama's nominee for Stratcom commander

President Obama’s nominee to lead U.S. Strategic Command is one step closer to Senate confirmation.

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