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8:19 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Nebraska groups unveil school funding, property tax proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker and several advocacy groups say they'll work this year to increase state aid for schools while reducing what rural districts have to generate through property taxes.

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Government
8:12 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Omaha considering registration, inspection program for rooming houses

City officials are looking at a registration and inspection ordinance for rooming houses following a deadly fire last month.

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Government
12:02 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Proposal seeks to draw medical residents to rural Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Medical residents who work in under-served parts of Nebraska could receive up to $120,000 in loan repayments under a new bill in the Legislature.

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Government
8:31 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Branstad to offer 2015 plans in Condition of State speech

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad will lay out his 2015 budget plans in his Condition of the State address.

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Government
8:27 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Couple who lied to authorities in Nebraska are deported

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two people from the African nation of Benin are being deported after lying to authorities.

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Government
10:42 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Lawmakers gavel in for 2015 legislative session

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers have convened for the 2015 legislative session amid concerns there will be little money for new programs.

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Government
2:54 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Pipeline opponents call on President Obama to reject KXL following court ruling

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline say there’s the potential for additional legal action following the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ruling Friday.

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Government
9:00 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska high court tosses suit over Keystone pipeline route

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's highest court has tossed a lawsuit challenging a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the landowners who sued didn't have legal standing to do so.

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Government
2:39 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Pete Ricketts sworn in as 40th governor of Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has been sworn into office as the 40th governor of Nebraska.

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Government
1:22 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Voter ID, helmet repeal measures among first Nebraska bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have introduced the first bills of this year's session, including a voter identification measure and an attempt to repeal the state's motorcycle helmet law.

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