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Government
10:08 am
Sat March 23, 2013

NE campaign staffer quits over vulgar slur

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A campaign staffer for Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Janssen has resigned in a flap over his use of a vulgar slur to refer to state Senator Danielle Conrad.

Janssen announced the resignation of Jeremy Jensen on Friday.

Jensen had recently been hired as field director for Janssen's campaign for governor. Before he was hired, Jensen used a vulgar slur in reference to Conrad in a private posting on his Facebook page.

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Government
6:06 am
Fri March 22, 2013

OPS Candidate Forum for Subdistrict 4

A series of forums with the candidates for the Omaha Public Schools board of education continues tomorrow.

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Government
6:06 am
Fri March 22, 2013

OPS Candidate Forum for Subdistrict 5

The second three in a series of nine forums featuring candidates for the OPS Board of Education will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m.

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Government
6:06 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Two Candidates Compete to Represent District 6

Incumbent Republican Franklin T. Thompson currently represents District 6 on the Omaha City Council.

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Government
6:06 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Three face off for Omaha City Council's District 4 Seat

Democrat Garry Gernandt is the incumbent District 4 representative for the Omaha City Council. 

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Government
2:04 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Five Vie for Omaha City Council District 2 Seat

Democrat Ben Gray is the incumbent District 2 representative for the Omaha City Council. 

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Government
6:06 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Johanns Sends Amendments to Senate's Continuing Budget Resolution

Senator Mike Johanns

US Senator Mike Johanns recently co-sponsored two amendments to the Senate's Continuing Budget Resolution.

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Government
9:07 am
Sun March 17, 2013

Omaha lawmaker wants pledge of allegiance rule reversed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he wants to overturn a State Board of Education policy that requires schools to allow students time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily.

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Government
9:04 am
Sun March 17, 2013

NU budget official warns of tuition increases, program cuts without Legislative action

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A budget official with the University of Nebraska says the four-campus system would be have to increase tuition by about 4 percent each of the next two years or make program cuts if its state funding comes in shorter than expected.

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Government
8:29 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers hear testimony on alcohol retailer certification training

Nebraska’s alcohol retailers might have to put their employees through certification training if LB 444 wins legislative approval.

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