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6:52 am
Wed February 4, 2015

ACLU says federal immigration agents profiled probationers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska says a state probation office in Omaha has stopped allowing federal immigration agents from profiling probation clients at the office.

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Government
1:44 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

House to vote next week on Keystone pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders say the House will vote next week on legislation to construct the Keystone XL pipeline and send it to President Barack Obama. Obama has threatened a veto.

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Government
1:43 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

Nebraska lawmakers advance $10 increase for marriage fees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Getting a marriage license in Nebraska could cost an extra $10 under a bill advanced by lawmakers.

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Government
1:52 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Winter weather delays vote on Nebraska marriage fees bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Winter weather has postponed a vote on a bill to increase Nebraska's marriage license fees.

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Government
10:50 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Nebraska's Sasse to lead US Senate agriculture subcommittee

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security.

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Government
10:48 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Retirees ask Nebraska senators to expand income tax cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's civilian and military retirees are once again asking lawmakers for tax breaks, saying a package approved last year didn't go far enough.

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Government
1:06 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Nebraska could require carbon monoxide detectors in homes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An increase in carbon monoxide poisoning calls last year could prompt Nebraska lawmakers to require alarms in homes and apartments.

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Government
7:34 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Nebraskans pack public hearing to argue voter ID bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters and opponents of a Nebraska voter identification bill packed a public hearing in a fierce debate over the measure.

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Government
8:32 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Nebraska gun advocates, opponents argue over new bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska gun control advocates and opponents are squaring off on a series of new measures in the Legislature.

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Government
1:26 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Ricketts emphasizes taxes, jobs in first State of the State

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is calling on lawmakers to lower property taxes statewide while expanding tax breaks for farmers, ranchers and military retirees.

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