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6:46 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Sec. Hagel talks cyber threats, Iran, Syria, sequester during Omaha speech

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
Credit www.defense.gov/Google Images

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says cyber attacks are a growing threat to U.S. interests.

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Government
10:56 am
Wed June 19, 2013

State Senator sentenced for DUI

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state senator has been sentenced after pleading guilty to drunken driving in his northwest Omaha district.

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Government
8:02 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returns to Nebraska for speeches at UNO, STRATCOM

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is set to speak at the University of Nebraska at Omaha today and at Offutt Air Force Base tomorrow.

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Government
3:11 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Audit finds spending deficiencies in the Nebraska Supreme Court

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state audit has found problems with travel expenses and deficit spending within the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Government
8:13 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Sen. Fischer opposed to immigration reform bill in its current form

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she does not support a new immigration reform bill.

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Government
11:50 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Judge allows Keystone XL lawsuit to proceed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ruled that opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska can proceed with their legal challenge to a state law that paved the way for a new project route.

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Government
2:21 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Nebraska revenue down in May

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net state revenue dipped below projections in May, but is still above the amount expected for the fiscal year that ends on July 1.

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Government
2:11 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle reflects on four years leading the city

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle gives his State of the City address earlier this year at UNMC. Suttle's last day as Mayor is Monday.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha’s outgoing Mayor says he plans to take some time off before going back in to the private sector.

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Government
10:53 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Former Lt. Gov. Sheehy fined for improper cell phone use

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for improper use of a state cellphone as part of a settlement with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Senator Johanns Supports Students

US Senator Mike Johanns supported a motion last week to keep student loan rates from doubling at the end of the month.

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