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Nebraska
11:47 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Budget cuts forcing closure of some Nebraska state parks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Game and Parks commissioners say a tight budget is forcing the temporary closure of nearly 30 parks.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Businesses and ACA the focus of panel discussion next week

A panel discussion next week focuses on what businesses need to know about the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
1:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Iowa auditor: some agencies not following laws

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state auditor's report on the Iowa Department of Public Health criticizes the agency for failing to inspect funeral homes and other places where bodies are prepared for burial as required by state law.

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Government
8:01 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee sets five public hearings

A series of public hearings will be held to discuss Nebraska’s tax structure, and if changes should be made to it.

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Government
3:14 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Ex-Bellevue police chief claims $23K in sick pay

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Bellevue City Council is set to vote on a claim by a former police chief who retired amid scandal for more than $23,000 in unused sick leave.

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Government
6:09 am
Sat August 10, 2013

Special election set for open state House seat

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says a special election will be held Oct. 22 to fill a vacant state House seat.

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Government
8:20 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Idea of killing Nebraska income tax remains alive

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The idea of eliminating the state income tax remains alive as the Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee continued its review of tax policy.

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Government
8:08 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Lawmakers examine funding options for K-12 schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of the Legislature's Education Committee are weighing different funding options for K-12 schools, including a suggestion to let districts impose a local sales tax.

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Education
8:05 am
Fri August 2, 2013

UNO program explores history, culture of Afghanistan

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A three-week seminar at UNO prepares military and civilian personnel to live and work in Afghanistan.

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Government
3:43 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Fired Iowa investigator pays trooper's ticket

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa criminal investigator who was removed from duty after complaining about Governor Terry Branstad's speeding SUV has paid the speeding ticket issued to a state trooper driving the vehicle.

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