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Government
10:21 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Nebraska Lt. Governor resigns

Nebraska’s Lieutenant Governor has resigned from his position.

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Government
8:16 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Interim workers' compensation commissioner named

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday named an interim workers' compensation commissioner after the previous commissioner resigned amid a discrimination lawsuit against the governor.

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Government
8:10 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Rehearing sought on Nebraska smoking ban case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has been asked to rehear the case challenging the state's smoking ban.

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Government
3:53 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Domestic violence order issued versus Lt. Governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has granted a protection order against Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann after his sister accused him of violent behavior.

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Government
2:30 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Omaha Mayor vetoes four amendments to 2015 budget

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has vetoed four amendments to the city’s budget, but kept one for additional police officers.

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Government
11:18 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Senators push for answers in Nebraska prison probe

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are pushing for answers in their investigation of miscalculated prison sentences that allowed the early release of hundreds of inmates.

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Government
12:04 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Agency: Progress made on public benefits backlog

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say they're close to catching up on a backlog of public benefit applications that has prompted a federal lawsuit and an investigation by lawmakers.

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Government
8:23 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to invalidate a ballot measure that would allow electronic betting on old horse races is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Government
8:28 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Omaha City Council approves 2015 budget, with amendments

The Omaha City Council has approved Mayor Jean Stothert's 2015 budget, with a few amendments.

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Politics & Elections
10:35 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Heineman opposes minimum wage increase proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman opposes the ballot measure to increase the minimum wage in Nebraska to $9 an hour by 2016.

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