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Government
10:24 am
Tue January 1, 2013

Omaha Police officer's firing overturned

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An arbitrator has ordered the Omaha Police Department to reinstate a 30-year-old officer involved in a violent arrest that was caught on video.

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Government
2:00 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Economic groups say fiscal cliff will hit state, local governments' budgets

If no deal is reached to avert a fiscal cliff, state and local governments could be forced to make tough budget decisions.

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Omaha
8:27 am
Fri December 28, 2012

12-year-old charged with allegedly threatening classmates

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha middle school student is facing charges because police say he threatened to kill some of his classmates who teased him.

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Government
2:00 pm
Wed December 26, 2012

VA report shows decline in number of homeless veterans

A new report from the VA says the number of homeless veterans nationwide dropped seven-percent from January 2011 to January 2012.

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Government
9:38 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Nebraska unemployment rate at four-year low

Nebraska’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in four years.

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Government
11:05 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Heineman: school shooting an "evil tragedy"

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says last week's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 26, including 20 children, was an evil tragedy, but the response should include more than just gun control.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Sen. Ben Nelson gives farewell speech

Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE

U.S. Senator Ben Nelson says it’ll be difficult to walk away from that post after 12 years in federal office.

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Government
10:45 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Iowa to pursue a state-federal partnership for health care marketplace

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has informed the federal government that Iowa will create a state-federal partnership exchange to help Iowans buy health insurance, a requirement of the federal health care law.

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Government
2:48 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Report critical of Nebraska's efforts to privatize child welfare system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's effort to privatize child welfare services wasn't necessarily bad — it just went too fast.

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