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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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Government
6:06 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Johanns' Legislation Would Help Veterans

The Haven Act would create public-private partnerships with organizations dedicated to addressing the housing needs of our nation’s veterans.

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Government
3:43 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Fired Iowa investigator pays trooper's ticket

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa criminal investigator who was removed from duty after complaining about Governor Terry Branstad's speeding SUV has paid the speeding ticket issued to a state trooper driving the vehicle.

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Government
5:38 am
Sat July 27, 2013

Mayor: No criminal behavior in fire station photos

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says police have completed an investigation into photos of a woman at an Omaha fire station and found there was no criminal behavior.

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Government
2:37 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Omaha's 2014 budget: property and sales taxes, health care costs pose challenge

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says there will be several challenges in the 2014 budget year.

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Government
8:13 am
Thu July 25, 2013

State Senator to propose increase in Nebraska's minimum wage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state lawmaker says he will propose an increase in Nebraska's minimum wage when the Legislature convenes next year.

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Government
6:06 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Senator Johanns Weighs In On Healthcare Law Mandate

During his weekly conference call with Nebraska media, US Senator Mike Johanns talked about the mandate that employers provide healthcare coverage for all employees under President Obama’s healthcare law.

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Government
6:43 am
Sat July 20, 2013

Commission allows Omaha mayor's aide to be armed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert's chief of staff has been given the OK to carry a concealed handgun in the City-County Building.

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Government
1:00 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Iowa Workforce Development to lay off employees

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state is laying off staffers at the Iowa Workforce Development agency, which provides services to unemployed residents.

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Government
12:57 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Nebraska attorney and activist running for State Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln attorney has announced plans to run for the Nebraska Legislature.

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