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Education
2:08 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Iowa Governor launches education awareness campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants more people in Iowa to know about the benefits of science, technology, engineering and math education.

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World Issues
8:15 am
Mon December 9, 2013

UNO international expert: Mandela's legacy one of change through nonviolent resistance

A UNO expert on international affairs says Nelson Mandela was “the best kind of an example of a hero in public life.”

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Government
6:15 am
Sat December 7, 2013

Nebraska Sen. McGill likely to run for auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is leaning toward a run for state auditor.

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Government
11:05 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Fine Arts standards proposed for Nebraska schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal headed for the State Board of Education would set standards for fine arts education in Nebraska.

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Government
11:03 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Fire Union approves tentative agreement with city of Omaha

A public hearing is set for Tuesday on a tentative agreement between the city of Omaha and the Professional Firefighters Association.

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Politics & Elections
11:38 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Nebraska Treasurer Stenberg to seek re-election

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg says he plans to seek re-election in 2014.

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Government
8:13 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Heineman cancels Nebraska study on climate change

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has canceled a Legislature-approved study on climate change, saying it would duplicate research work by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Nebraska treasurer reminds about unclaimed property

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Treasurer Don Stenberg wants Nebraskans to check to see whether they own any of the $125 million in unclaimed property his office is holding.

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Government
2:02 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Nebraska lawmaker launches Medicaid expansion petition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has started an online petition to build support for a Medicaid expansion proposal that has stalled in the Legislature.

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Government
5:23 am
Fri November 29, 2013

City of Omaha, Police Management union reach tentative agreement

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The City of Omaha has reached a tentative agreement on a two-year contract with the union representing Police Chief Todd Schmaderer and four deputy chiefs.

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