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Government
2:24 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Legislative committee advances Neb. budget bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A series of new Nebraska state budget bills has won committee approval for debate in the Legislature.

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Education
8:11 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Board OKs Nebraska fine arts standards for schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The State Board of Education has approved Nebraska's first fine arts standards in music, visual, performing and media arts.

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Education
3:07 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Iowa gov. launches teacher leadership program

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nearly 40 school districts have been selected to initiate teacher leadership programs next school year as part of Iowa's 2013 education reform plan.

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Government
6:26 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Panel advances Nebraska property tax credit bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to increase funding for Nebraska's property tax credit program has advanced out of a legislative committee.

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Government
6:24 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Neb. panel advances $31.5M for water, resources

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Water research and conservation projects would receive $31.5 million in state aid under a measure advanced by a Nebraska legislative committee.

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Government
6:23 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Board predicts Neb. will add $36M to cash reserve

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state board is predicting Nebraska will collect an additional $99 million in tax revenue, including $36 million for the government's rainy-day fund.

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Government
3:04 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Iowa lawmakers approve tax credit for veterans

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans in Iowa would receive a larger property tax exemption under a bill approved by a legislative panel.

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Government
1:22 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Lawmakers debate whether to buy new Neb. plane

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have begun a debate over whether to buy, lease or charter a new airplane for Nebraska state officials.

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Government
8:25 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Neb. senator targets 'hold' charges on debit cards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hotels, gas stations and restaurants would have to notify customers if they place temporary hold charges on their debit cards, under a bill set for review in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
4:30 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

Omaha lawyer to run for Nebraska Attorney General

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha attorney and former Douglas County prosecutor Brian Buescher has joining the race for Nebraska attorney general.

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