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2:25 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Additional public meeting set on Council Bluffs Comprehensive Plan

Council Bluffs is moving forward with an update to its Comprehensive Plan known as “The Bluffs Tomorrow: 2030.”

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Government
12:48 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

First-round approval given to bill reducing the size of the OPS board

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An overhaul bill to shrink the Omaha Public Schools board has won first-round approval in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
10:46 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Lawsuit filed over pipeline review process

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska says a law that establishes a review process for a proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is constitutional.

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Government
10:43 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Hagel questioned about Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Defense budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain is tangling with Chuck Hagel over his past statements about the Iraq war. The Arizona Republican says that his dissatisfaction Hagel's answers could affect whether he votes for or against the former Republican senator who is President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense.

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Government
8:57 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Relocation incentives could bring more people to rural Nebraska

The Nebraska Legislature's Urban Affairs Committee is considering a bill that would allow communities to use local option sales tax revenue to create incentives for people to relocate to those areas.

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Government
2:45 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Senator Fischer has questions for Senator Hagel

Senator Deb Fischer, Courtesy of wikipedia.com

Former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel goes before the Senate Armed Services Committee this week for his Secretary of Defense confirmation hearing.

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Government
10:37 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Iowa Lt. Governor says she'll consider running for U.S. Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds isn't ruling out a possible Senate run in the wake of Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin's retirement.

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Government
6:25 am
Sat January 26, 2013

Lawmakers hear testimony on Skin Cancer Prevention Act

LINCOLN--- In an emotionally charged hearing Friday, Nebraska legislators listened to supporters and opponents of the Skin Cancer Prevention Act.

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Government
10:36 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Report finds issues with Nebraska's child welfare system

A new report shows Nebraska children are removed from their homes at almost twice the national rate under the state’s child welfare system.

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Government
8:26 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Iowa Senate GOP lawmakers to introduce voter ID bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Republicans will introduce legislation requiring that Iowans present photo identification in order to vote.

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