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Government
2:00 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Coalition of lawmakers call for immigration reform

A resolution in the Nebraska Legislature calls on Congress to pass federal immigration reform this year.

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Education
1:33 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Increase in Nebraska school funding advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's K-12 public schools would receive an additional $35.7 million in state equalization aid under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Government
11:30 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Winner-take-all bill dead for the year in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have scrapped a bill to turn Nebraska into a winner-take-all state when awarding its electoral votes in presidential elections.

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Government
9:03 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Ag. Director: Farm bill will help Neb. recovery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farmers and ranchers who suffered losses due to Nebraska's severe weather may see some relief with the passage of a new farm bill.

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Government
8:16 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Nebraska minimum wage bills get mixed response

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Proposals to raise the minimum wage in Nebraska are drawing support from advocates who say they would help the working poor, and opposition from business groups that say it would do just the opposite.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Senator Mike Johanns in favor of new farm bill

Despite the fact it’s not the exact bill he would’ve drafted, Senator Mike Johanns says the new farm bill looks better than what the Senate has seen so far.

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Government
11:20 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Omaha Mayor creates Citizen Complaint Review Board

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert, Police Chief Todd Schmaderer, and Police Union president John Wells announce the Citizen Complaint Review Board Friday.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omahans will have a new way to have their complaints against sworn police officers heard.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Neb. considers law for robberies with toy guns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Robbers who use a toy gun in a hold-up could still face a felony firearm charge in Nebraska, under a new bill considered by lawmakers.

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Business
2:28 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Crossroads redevelopment project could begin this summer

Construction could begin later this year on Crossroads Village in Omaha.

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Government
8:08 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Neb. Medicaid backers pack legislative hearing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a new bill to expand Medicaid in Nebraska are calling on lawmakers to act on the proposal this year.

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