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1:05 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Fortenberry to host health insurance forum

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry plans to hold a forum later Wednesday to discuss health care insurance.

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Government
6:06 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Public Hearing on Minimum Wage Initiative Set for Next Week

A citizen initiative has proposed increasing Nebraska’s minimum wage to $9 an hour over a two-year period.

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Government
12:53 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Douglas County halts immigration detainers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's most populous county has stopped honoring federal requests to hold immigrants in jail without a warrant.

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Government
1:18 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Lawmakers will look at new prison sentencing issue

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee will investigate Nebraska's newest prison sentencing problems, which took place while officials were rounding up inmates who were released too early.

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Government
12:23 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Heineman names new Lieutenant Governor

Governor Dave Heineman has named a State Senator from Omaha as Nebraska’s new Lieutenant Governor.

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Government
8:33 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Company settles over Nebraska solicitations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A company has entered a settlement agreement over its solicitations to Nebraska corporations and businesses.

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Government
2:21 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Study looks at impact of tax incentives on Nebraska taxpayers

A new study says Nebraska taxpayers could benefit if the state ended tax incentive programs designed to attract certain businesses and industries.

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Government
8:13 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Omaha projects multi-million-dollar budget excess

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the city of Omaha will have about $6.1 million more than originally projected by the year's end due in part to an increase in sales tax revenue.

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Government
11:05 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Psychiatrist: Nebraska failed to treat inmate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A psychiatrist says he doesn't know why a mentally ill prisoner was released from custody, giving him the chance to kill four people in Omaha.

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Government
8:16 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Heineman says Legislature missed budget deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman says he's received budget requests from virtually every agency in state government, but he's waiting for one straggler: the Nebraska Legislature.

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