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Government
11:47 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Hearing set Thursday on Nebraska's gay marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge will be asked Thursday to tell the state of Nebraska that it immediately must recognize same-sex marriages while a lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban proceeds.

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Government
1:31 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Ricketts signs first bills into law as Nebraska governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed the first bills sent to him since he took office.

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Government
6:06 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Same sex Omaha couple seeks equal protection for their daughter

The Kramer-Cadek Family, Courtesy of Captivating Images

Same sex marriage is now legal in 36 states and Nebraska could be next. Reporter, Brit Hanson, takes a look at how much is at stake for one Omaha couple.

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Government
3:51 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Nebraska bill would close campaign disclosure loophole

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Politicians who use campaign money illegally could have a harder time hiding their violations under a bill that will go before Nebraska lawmakers this week.

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Government
8:42 am
Fri February 13, 2015

ACLU of Nebraska creates team for possible prison lawsuits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska has formed a legal team for possible lawsuits that would force the state to address prison crowding.

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Government
1:14 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Senator wants LGBT discrimination bill returned to committee

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who voted to ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is trying to pull the proposal back into committee.

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Government
1:07 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Former Omaha PD official appointed to Nebraska parole board

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha police official has been appointed to the Nebraska Board of Parole.

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Government
1:47 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Nebraska senator tries again to repeal motorcycle helmet law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska senator hopes to win a decades-old debate with a familiar bill that would let motorcyclists ride without a helmet.

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Government
2:22 pm
Sat February 7, 2015

Nebraska nurse practitioner bill wins initial approval

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to lift restrictions on nurse practitioners has won initial approval from Nebraska lawmakers.

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Government
8:52 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Benedict woman appointed to Nebraska state parole board

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A parole supervisor from Benedict has been chosen to fill an open seat on the Nebraska Board of Parole.

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