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Government
6:06 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Mayor Jean Stothert's First 100 Days

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has been in office 109 days and has already faced some major challenges.

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Health/Medical
9:13 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Feds release data on Nebraska health coverage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The thousands of Nebraskans who don't have health insurance have gotten hints about how much they might pay for federally subsidized plans offered by four insurers under the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
11:25 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Gov. Heineman to pursue changes to Nebraska's good time law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he will pursue changes to Nebraska's system of awarding "good time" to prisoners, following criticism of the state corrections department and the arrest of a former inmate accused of committing four murders.

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Government
8:22 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Landowners criticize property valuation jumps

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The state Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee has gotten plenty of complaints about property valuations from landowners in western Nebraska.

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Government
8:12 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee hearings begin

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The first public-input hearings of the Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee are set to begin in western Nebraska.

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Government
6:24 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Omaha Fire Chief, Mayor reach new retirement deal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's longtime fire chief, who clashed with the city's new mayor, has signed a new retirement agreement after making concessions.

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Health/Medical
5:24 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Deadline approaching for Nebraska's health insurance marketplace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Community groups are hustling to meet an Oct. 1 deadline to launch a new health insurance marketplace in Nebraska, a key piece of the federal health care law designed to steer users toward a coverage plan.

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Government
6:04 am
Sat September 14, 2013

Omaha rally protests immigration policies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —A rally outside Omaha's courthouse protests what participants say are government policies that protect immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

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Politics & Elections
8:25 am
Fri September 13, 2013

State Sen. Pete Pirsch considering a run for Auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he is "strongly considering" a run for state auditor in the 2014 election.

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Government
8:18 am
Wed September 11, 2013

State Sen. Scott Price resigning

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator from Bellevue says family reasons are behind his decision to resign.

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