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Government
8:28 am
Wed November 19, 2014

ACLU says moratorium needed on military gear

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group says a moratorium needs to be issued on the acquisition of military equipment by Nebraska law enforcement agencies.

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Government
10:37 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Nebraska attorney general to open law firm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — After 12 years as the state's top lawyer, Attorney General Jon Bruning says he'll open a law firm in Lincoln when he steps down in January.

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Government
10:34 am
Thu November 13, 2014

CEO of Nebraska DHHS to leave post in December

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The CEO of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says he is leaving the agency in mid-December.

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Government
11:13 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Governor: State will fight same-sex marriage suit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says Nebraska will defend itself against an expected legal challenge to the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Government
8:16 am
Wed November 12, 2014

$1.1B economic impact seen in Iowa oil pipeline

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An analysis by a West Des Moines company says a proposed oil pipeline across Iowa would provide an economic impact of $1.1 billion to the state during two years of construction.

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Education
8:14 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Omaha board backs scrapping of common school levy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board is backing a plan to eliminate the property tax levy it shares with neighboring districts to support the Learning Community.

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Government
1:15 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

New challenge to Nebraska same-sex marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Citing recent rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court, a civil liberties group will again challenge Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Government
3:36 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Report: $10.2B needed for roads over 20 years

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Roads has identified $10.2 billion in projects that it says are needed over the next 20 years.

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Government
1:55 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

October tax receipts fall below state forecast

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says net tax receipts for Nebraska state government were below projections in October.

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Government
8:31 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Lawmakers hopeful session will be productive

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Many of Nebraska's senior senators are expressing hope that the Legislature and Governor-elect Pete Ricketts will collaborate next year on property taxes and an overhaul of two state agencies.

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