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6:06 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Senator Johanns Votes for the Continuing Resolution

Senator Mike Johanns

Nebraska’s Senior U-S Senator says he voted for the continuing resolution that’ll fund the government through the end of September.

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Government
9:31 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Lawmakers approve STD partner treatment legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sexual partners of patients who are diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea could receive prescription antibiotics without a medical exam, under a bill that won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.

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Government
3:05 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Wednesday is Deadline to Request Early Voting Ballot

The deadline for voters in Douglas County to request an early voting ballot is Wednesday (today) at 4:00 p.m.

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Government
2:50 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

New online program seeks to streamline criminal background check process

Nebraskans have a new way of doing name-only criminal background checks.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Mayoral Candidates Debate Issues at Press Club

Among the topics Brad Ashford, Dave Nabity, Jean Stothert, Jim Suttle and Dan Welch discussed were their respective plans to mediate the extra $50 a month homeowners may now have to pay to offset the increasing cost of the Sewer Separation Project.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Omaha's Mayoral Candidates Offer Views on Issues at Press Club Debate

Dan Welch, Jim Suttle, Jean Stothert, Dave Nabity and Brad Ashford discussed their ideas for developing the Crossroads Mall area, and ways to mediate the cost of the Omaha Sewer Separation Project for homeowners. They also discussed how to reduce crime in a city that had 40 homicides in 2012.

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Government
10:08 am
Sat March 23, 2013

NE campaign staffer quits over vulgar slur

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A campaign staffer for Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Janssen has resigned in a flap over his use of a vulgar slur to refer to state Senator Danielle Conrad.

Janssen announced the resignation of Jeremy Jensen on Friday.

Jensen had recently been hired as field director for Janssen's campaign for governor. Before he was hired, Jensen used a vulgar slur in reference to Conrad in a private posting on his Facebook page.

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Government
1:57 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Nebraska launches crisis hotline for at-risk veterans

A new campaign seeks to connect at-risk veterans with the mental health services they may need.

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Government
6:06 am
Fri March 22, 2013

OPS Candidate Forum for Subdistrict 4

A series of forums with the candidates for the Omaha Public Schools board of education continues tomorrow.

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Government
6:06 am
Fri March 22, 2013

OPS Candidate Forum for Subdistrict 5

The second three in a series of nine forums featuring candidates for the OPS Board of Education will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m.

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