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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man who was sentenced to death in Maryland but later exonerated by DNA evidence is urging Nebraska lawmakers to adopt statewide standards for the use of law enforcement photo lineups.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some House lawmakers have advanced legislation that would reinforce Iowa gun owners' access to weapons during times of emergency in the state.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska students will not be required get vaccinations against meningitis, despite senators who argue the disease is a public health concern.

Nebraska lawmakers will once again try to expand Medicaid coverage, but this time are taking a different approach.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have unveiled a new plan to cover the so-called Medicaid gap population in Nebraska, but the proposal faces a steep uphill climb.

CARTER LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The Carter Lake City Council has ended the contracts of the city attorney and city clerk after a dispute about whether a newly elected council member can also work for the city's library.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — After three failed attempts to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law, Nebraska lawmakers will unveil a new proposal this week that would offer private coverage to low-income residents.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police body-camera footage would be exempt from Nebraska's public records law under a new bill in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Back-to-school shoppers could save some money in Nebraska if a bill in the Legislature becomes law.

Governor Pete Ricketts wants Nebraska lawmakers to act on tax reform and transportation issues this legislative session.

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