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Government
8:07 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report: 122,000 eligible for insurance tax credits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new national report estimates 122,000 people in Nebraska are eligible for tax credits that would help cover the cost of health insurance on the new online marketplaces.

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Government
6:11 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Nebraska AG warns about tech support phone scams

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general is warning residents about phone scams related to computer technical support.

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Government
8:46 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Ag secretary says rural people need to sell agriculture

LINCOLN--People who care about agriculture need to do a better job of selling themselves to urban dwellers, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told a Lincoln audience Tuesday.

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Government
3:36 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Iowa Attorney General wants restrictions on sale of e-cigarettes

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Attorney General Tom Miller says he wants Iowa lawmakers to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

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Government
1:21 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Layoff notices going to 19 Omaha firefighters

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s office says layoff notices are going to 19 firefighters.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

AARP president says Affordable Care Act is good for Medicare

The president of the AARP says seniors shouldn’t be worried about their Medicare benefits because of the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
2:16 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Nebraska voter registration form changing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The form Nebraskans use to register to vote is being tweaked to reduce duplicate registrations.

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Government
8:02 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Iowa police chiefs defend traffic cameras

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Several Iowa police chiefs have spoken out against proposed state rules for traffic cameras, but a state official says the chiefs are just protecting a revenue source.

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Education
1:00 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Group calls for repeal of Nebraska's truancy law

A Nebraska group that advocates for family authority as part of education policy wants the state’s truancy law repealed.

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Government
2:35 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

House, Senate begin work to resolve differences on farm bill

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says the farm bill, defense spending, and the budget are all up for discussion this week.

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