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Business
2:22 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Iowa business group wants Legislature to address workforce issues

The Iowa Chamber Alliance says it wants that state’s legislature to focus on programs that lead to more highly skilled workers.

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Government
2:16 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Nebraska employment record expected in 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The governor says Nebraska employment is expected to top 1.1 million next year, a record high.

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Nebraska
8:35 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Nebraska center for disabled continues improving

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — State officials say a southeast Nebraska center for the developmentally disabled may be getting close to the end of monitoring by the U.S. Justice Department.

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Government
1:40 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

DOT: Iowans will use app to show driver's license

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Transportation officials say Iowa residents will soon use a smartphone app to show their state driver's license.

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Lancaster County
8:36 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Lincoln extending benefits to same-sex spouses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln's mayor has approved extending health insurance and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of city workers.

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Government
7:31 am
Sat December 6, 2014

Ricketts announces agency, commission appointments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts has announced four appointments for state government jobs once he takes office.

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Government
8:25 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Report: Feds should keep running Nebraska exchange

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A commission created to monitor Nebraska's new health insurance marketplace is recommending that the state continue to let the federal government run the operation.

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Government
8:30 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Advocacy group launches campaign for road funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Advocates seeking more funding for Iowa's bridges and roads are launching a new advertising campaign.

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Government
3:39 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

ACLU seeks Nebraska recognition of gay marriages

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group is asking a judge to order Nebraska to recognize same-sex marriages while the group's legal challenge to the state's gay marriage ban is pending.

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Government
2:57 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Groups: Lack of coverage a factor in bankruptcies

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to expand Medicaid say a lack of insurance is driving many of Nebraska's personal bankruptcies.

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