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1:37 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Stratcom Commander: sequester could hurt mission, operations

The leader of U.S. Strategic Command says the Defense Department’s share of the $85 billion in spending cuts could eventually impact operations.

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Government
10:52 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Lawmaker calls for statewide sexual abuse training policy for schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker wants to require the state Department of Education to develop a child sexual abuse policy.

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Government
8:29 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers hear testimony on alcohol retailer certification training

Nebraska’s alcohol retailers might have to put their employees through certification training if LB 444 wins legislative approval.

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Government
10:39 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Salvation Army of Omaha director to speak before United Nations

This week’s United Nations session of the Commission on the Status of Women will include a Salvation Army of Omaha representative.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Sen. Johanns co-sponsors legislation to repeal parts of ACA

Courtesy of Senator Johanns Office

U-S Senator Mike Johanns has co-sponsored a bill to repeal part of President Obama’s healthcare law.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Meet the Omaha Mayoral candidates: Brad Ashford

Friday was the deadline for candidates to file, and the primary election is April 2. One of the candidates for Mayor, State Senator Brad Ashford, says he wants to focus on making Omaha a safer, more modern, and collaborative city.

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Government
2:53 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Creighton economist doesn't expect sequester to significantly impact Nebraska's economy

A Creighton University economist doesn’t expect the sequester will have widespread negative impacts on the regional economy.

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Government
8:18 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Economic Forecasting board predicts uptick in revenue

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The board that estimates Nebraska state government tax collections is predicting an uptick in revenue, thanks to the slowly growing state economy.

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Government
8:15 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers consider Medicaid expansion

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health care advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage as part of the federal health care law, while the state's Medicaid chief says the program is too expensive.

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Government
3:03 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

State of the City: Suttle talks jobs, crime, future goals

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle gives his State of the City address Thursday at UNMC.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says job creation has to be the city’s top priority.

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