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Government
3:11 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Bill to allow licenses for deferred-action youths advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow deferred-action youths to qualify for driver's licenses in Nebraska has advanced for debate in the Legislature.

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Education
7:58 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Compromise for splitting Nebraska education money advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a compromise over how to split millions of dollars in Nebraska Lottery money for education grants and programs.

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Government
7:56 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Nebraska Medicaid expansion proposal defeated once again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A third attempt to expand Nebraska Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law has failed.

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Government
8:00 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Senators vote to expand 'angel investment' tax credit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to expand a popular tax credit for investors in high-tech startup companies.

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Government
11:42 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Bill to help predict Nebraska state revenue downturns passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that could help Nebraska lawmakers anticipate downturns in state revenue has won final approval.

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Government
11:39 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Nebraska senators pass bill to protect pregnant employees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mothers-to-be will have better employment protections under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

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Government
7:43 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Nebraska to move away from manual prison-term calculations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's corrections department is upgrading its computer software to calculate more prison sentences automatically following news last year that hundreds of inmates were released too early.

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Government
7:39 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Hospital association study calls for expansion of Medicaid

A study by the Nebraska Hospital Association and University of Nebraska at Kearney looks at the costs of expanding Medicaid.

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Government
7:54 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Bill aims to keep American Indian children with families

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It would be more difficult to remove American Indian children from their families under a measure being considered in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Omaha
4:00 am
Mon April 6, 2015

ONE Omaha looks to strengthen neighborhoods, grow leaders

A new organization seeks to meet the needs of Omaha’s neighborhoods and grow their residents in to leaders.

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