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8:13 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Nebraska officials look to reduce prison crowding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's top office-holders are looking at ways to reduce crowding in the state prison system.

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Government
11:32 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Senate Candidates Debate Issues

Former Midland University President and Republican Ben Sasse is facing off against lawyer and Democrat Dave Domina for the US Senate seat being vacated by Republican Mike Johanns.

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Government
12:10 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Official: Heineman wasn't told of prisons program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of Nebraska's prison system says Gov. Dave Heineman wasn't told about a temporary inmate placement program facing scrutiny from lawmakers.

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Government
2:25 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

2nd Congressional District Debate at OPC Airs Next Week on KIOS

Political ads were among the topics of debate between the Second Congressional District candidates last week in Omaha.

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Government
8:39 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Pilot program offers alternative in neglect cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have launched a pilot program to keep more neglected children with their families, as long as steps can be taken to keep them safe.

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Government
2:18 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Platte Institute research contradicts report on city's pension system

A Nebraska economic research group disagrees with the city of Omaha’s projection that the police and fire pension system could be solvent in 20 years.

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Government
10:07 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Prisons panel votes to subpoena Nebraska governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee investigating Nebraska's prison problems has voted unanimously to subpoena Gov. Dave Heineman to testify in a hearing later this month.

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Government
3:17 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Report projects pension solvency in 20 years

A new report says Omaha’s police and fire pension system will be solvent and fully funded in 22 years.

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Government
8:52 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Nebraska felon loses court bid but remains free

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska felon who had been released early has lost a court fight to avoid being returned to prison, but he will remain free because he's been granted parole.

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Government
6:06 am
Thu October 9, 2014

UNO Political Science Professor weighs in on upcoming election

Paul Landow, a Political Science professor at UNO, says this year’s election may well bring more people out to vote.

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