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Government
3:09 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Iowa Governor's priorities survive legislative deadline

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad's legislative priorities survived a procedural deadline in the Iowa General Assembly this week, while some more controversial bills appeared dead.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Iowa House panel approves anti-bullying measure

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa House have approved an anti-bullying measure that would emphasize teacher training standards.

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Government
8:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Neb. counties support solicitor regulation bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Counties may soon have a way to regulate door-to-door salesmen through a bill in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
3:11 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Nebraska law that allowed Keystone XL struck down

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has struck down a Nebraska law that allowed the Keystone XL oil pipeline to proceed through the state.

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Omaha
1:02 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Omaha's Civic Auditorium on the market

Omaha’s Civic Auditorium is for sale.

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Government
8:05 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Iowa panel OKs stricter texting while driving bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —State legislators are closing in on a bill that would place further restrictions on texting and driving.

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Politics & Elections
8:02 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Lincoln attorney Mike Hilgers to run for Neb. AG

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Another hat has been thrown into the ring for the race for attorney general of Nebraska.

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Government
2:21 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Wednesday event highlights food insecurity in Nebraska

An estimated one in seven Nebraskans are food insecure—meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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Politics & Elections
12:48 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Nebraska Sen. Janssen to run for state auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Charlie Janssen is running for auditor.

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Government
10:29 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Bruning run triggers competitive Nebraska AG race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Jon Bruning's decision to run for governor has set the stage for a rare, competitive race for Nebraska attorney general, with only three months until the May primary.

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