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1:26 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Furlough program released violent inmates early

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of a legislative committee says 162 Nebraska inmates convicted of violent crimes were freed early under a furlough program.

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Government
8:26 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Consultant recommends $262M in prison projects

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consultant is recommending that Nebraska expand its three prison facilities and add beds to ease overcrowding, at a projected cost of nearly $262 million.

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Government
2:51 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Braley Faces Ernst for US Senator Tom Harkin's Seat

Democrat Congressman Bruce Braley currently represents Iowa’s first congressional district. 

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Government
1:18 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Hatch back on air with TV ad

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jack Hatch is back on television with a new ad.

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Government
6:12 am
Sat October 25, 2014

Romney to campaign for GOP Senate hopeful Sasse

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will visit Nebraska to campaign for U.S. Senate hopeful Ben Sasse.

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Government
1:02 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Alternative Response program seeks to connect families with support services

A new state program seeks to provide an alternative approach for dealing with issues of abuse and neglect.

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Government
8:13 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Nebraska officials look to reduce prison crowding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's top office-holders are looking at ways to reduce crowding in the state prison system.

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Government
11:32 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Senate Candidates Debate Issues

Former Midland University President and Republican Ben Sasse is facing off against lawyer and Democrat Dave Domina for the US Senate seat being vacated by Republican Mike Johanns.

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Government
12:10 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Official: Heineman wasn't told of prisons program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of Nebraska's prison system says Gov. Dave Heineman wasn't told about a temporary inmate placement program facing scrutiny from lawmakers.

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Government
2:25 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

2nd Congressional District Debate at OPC Airs Next Week on KIOS

Political ads were among the topics of debate between the Second Congressional District candidates last week in Omaha.

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