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5:05 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

National Cyber Security Symposium

The National Association of Counties in partnership with the Peter Kiewit Institute and AT&T is hosting its first National Cyber Security Symposium today (Wednesday) through Friday on the UNO campus.

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Government
12:52 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers continue debate on Medicaid expansion

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers began a second day of debate on a proposal to expand Medicaid to more low-income adults.

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Government
2:43 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers begin debate on Medicaid expansion bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers began debating a proposal to expand Medicaid as part of the federal health care law.

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Government
4:16 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Former U.S. Ambassadors discuss Arab Spring, future of Middle East nations

Four former U.S. Ambassadors to the Middle East and North Africa say the signs of a revolution were in place before the Arab Spring began in 2010.

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Government
3:05 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Senator Johanns Talks Budget

Senator Mike Johanns

Senator Mike Johanns said President Obama’s budget proposal does nothing to address the nation’s current economic challenges. 

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Government
4:00 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Bill would raise vehicle registration fee $7, end park permit fee for Nebraskans

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would do away with park permit requirements for Nebraskans, but replace it with an additional fee.

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Government
9:46 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers give first-round approval to foster care legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would help Nebraska qualify for more federal foster care money has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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Government
2:01 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Fischer: Congress can balance fiscal responsibility and funding important needs

Nebraska’s junior U.S. Senator says Congress can balance fiscal responsibility with funding critical programs.

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Government
8:29 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Lawmakers debate sentencing guidelines for juveniles

Juveniles convicted of Class 1A felonies would no longer face a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole under a bill introduced by Senator Brad Ashford of Omaha, which the Legislature debated Monday.

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Government
8:10 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Study prompts delay in legislative proposals on taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to study Nebraska's tax system has prompted lawmakers to delay action on tax proposals.

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