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11:18 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Outgoing Nebraska senator to step down early

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator whose term expires in January says he plans to leave office early.

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Government
4:38 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Douglas County Election Commissioner Says Voter Turnout Just as Predicted

Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps said voter turnout was just about what his office predicted.

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Government
3:52 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Democrat Ashford pledges to seek nonpartisan ideas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Democrat Brad Ashford says he will work with representatives from both political parties when he joins the U.S. House.

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Government
3:48 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Terry Concedes to Ashford

In a press conference earlier this afternoon, 2nd congressional district incumbent Republican Lee Terry conceded to challenger Democrat State Senator Brad Ashford.

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Government
12:45 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

4 finalists selected for U. of Nebraska presidency

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska's presidential search committee has named four finalists to replace former President J.B. Milliken.

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Government
6:17 am
Sat November 1, 2014

State to face projected $62.6M budget shortfall

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's tax revenue will grow at roughly an average pace over the next few years, but senators are still projected to face a $62.6 million shortfall in their next two-year budget.

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Government
1:26 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Furlough program released violent inmates early

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of a legislative committee says 162 Nebraska inmates convicted of violent crimes were freed early under a furlough program.

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Government
8:26 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Consultant recommends $262M in prison projects

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consultant is recommending that Nebraska expand its three prison facilities and add beds to ease overcrowding, at a projected cost of nearly $262 million.

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Government
2:51 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Braley Faces Ernst for US Senator Tom Harkin's Seat

Democrat Congressman Bruce Braley currently represents Iowa’s first congressional district. 

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Government
1:18 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Hatch back on air with TV ad

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jack Hatch is back on television with a new ad.

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