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2:57 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Fischer, Johanns discuss State of the Union address

Nebraska’s U.S. Senators have mixed reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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Government
7:58 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Western Iowa lawmaker wants gun permit information kept private

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The names of Iowans with permits to acquire or carry guns would become private information under legislation proposed by a Republican lawmaker.

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Government
7:51 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Senate committee approves Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary.

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Government
8:04 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers discuss legislation on horse racing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The horse racing industry is dismissing an anti-gambling group's allegations that the industry wants to stop live horse racing during a hearing on horse racing bills.

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Government
7:59 am
Tue February 12, 2013

United Way's 211 call center marks 10 years in Nebraska and southwest Iowa

More than 76,000 people in Nebraska and southwest Iowa sought assistance last year by way of 211.

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Government
12:04 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Lawmakers give final approval to bill reorganizing OPS board

A new law will reduce the size of the Omaha Public Schools board to nine members.

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Government
8:55 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Iowa lawmakers to discuss Medicaid expansion

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic proposal to expand Medicaid in Iowa is coming up for debate in a Senate subcommittee.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Senator Johanns Talks Drought

Senator Mike Johanns

U-S Senator Mike Johanns is following drought conditions in the state closely.

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Government
8:48 am
Sat February 9, 2013

Kerry hopes for pipeline decision in near future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry promises a "fair and transparent" review of a Canadian company's plan to pipe oil from western Canada that would cross Nebraska.

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Government
8:46 am
Sat February 9, 2013

Nebraska taxpayers encouraged to e-file

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is encouraging Nebraska taxpayers to file their state and federal returns electronically.

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