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7:49 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Heineman signs Neb. water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Government
2:32 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Iowa Senate approves disabled veterans tax credit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.

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Government
2:30 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Gov. Heineman discusses jobs, education, taxes

Governor Dave Heineman says the state of Nebraska is doing better than most of the nation when it comes to unemployment and jobs.

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Government
8:49 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Neb. looks to join states in fighting wildfires

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is on the cusp of joining forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas to help fight rural wildfires.

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Government
6:13 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Neb. Legislature passes water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill designed to help the state prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Government
6:12 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Nebraska city starts licenses aimed at immigrants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The small Nebraska city of Fremont has started requiring $5 licenses for anyone who wants to rent there as part of rules aimed at restricting illegal immigration.

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Government
6:04 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Neb. elderly care services bill approved over veto

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would provide millions of dollars in federal and state funding to help elderly Nebraskans stay in their homes has won approval from lawmakers, despite a veto.

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Government
9:21 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska school accountability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will send state intervention teams into poorly performing schools, under a bill signed into law.

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Government
9:20 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Neb. sheriffs, police chiefs back Bruning for gov.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning has won the endorsement of 60 county sheriffs and 59 police chiefs in his Republican primary bid for governor.

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Government
6:44 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers hold 'working families' rally

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers say they were able to make progress for working families this session, despite some setbacks.

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