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Government
8:06 am
Tue October 15, 2013

State lawmaker pushes reading requirement

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha state senator is preparing legislation that would bar students from entering fourth grade if they fail reading proficiency tests in the third grade.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Former Senator Ben Nelson weighs in on shutdown

The federal shutdown was the focus of a talk delivered by former U-S Senator Ben Nelson at UNO last week.

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Government
6:45 am
Thu October 10, 2013

Terry faces possible tea party primary challenge

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A week ago, Rep. Lee Terry appeared to be heading into the 2014 election season unopposed.

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Government
7:46 am
Wed October 9, 2013

University president Sasse launches US Senate bid

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Midland University President Ben Sasse (sas) has kicked off his run for U.S. Senate to replace outgoing Republican Sen. Mike Johanns and is spending the next two days touring the state.

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Government
1:50 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Final Neb. tax hearings set for Lincoln, Omaha

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee is set to hold its final public hearings in Omaha and Lincoln.

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Government
1:49 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Omaha congressman changes mind, won't take pay

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha congressman has changed his mind and now says he won't take a paycheck until furloughed federal workers are paid.

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Government
9:03 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Buffett: budget fight will be resolved eventually

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he's confident the federal budget dispute will eventually be resolved.

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Government
10:10 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Heineman: Impact of gov't shutdown on Neb. unclear

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman says it's too soon to know how the federal government's partial shutdown will affect Nebraska state government.

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Government
2:45 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

UNO Political Science Professor Discusses the Government Shutdown

The government shutdown is embarrassing for our country’s image around the world.  So says Paul Landow, Professor in the Political Science Department at UNO. 

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Government
8:11 am
Fri September 27, 2013

ACA information programs at Omaha Public Library

The Omaha Public Library is hosting a series of programs next month on the Affordable Care Act.

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