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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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Government
8:39 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Pilot program offers alternative in neglect cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have launched a pilot program to keep more neglected children with their families, as long as steps can be taken to keep them safe.

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Government
2:18 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Platte Institute research contradicts report on city's pension system

A Nebraska economic research group disagrees with the city of Omaha’s projection that the police and fire pension system could be solvent in 20 years.

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Government
3:17 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Report projects pension solvency in 20 years

A new report says Omaha’s police and fire pension system will be solvent and fully funded in 22 years.

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Government
8:52 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Nebraska felon loses court bid but remains free

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska felon who had been released early has lost a court fight to avoid being returned to prison, but he will remain free because he's been granted parole.

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Education
11:32 am
Tue October 14, 2014

School officials studying Omaha Learning Community

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Superintendents in the Omaha area are studying the effectiveness of the Learning Community and have released a draft of their first joint report.

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Government
6:06 am
Thu October 9, 2014

UNO Political Science Professor weighs in on upcoming election

Paul Landow, a Political Science professor at UNO, says this year’s election may well bring more people out to vote.

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Government
1:05 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Fortenberry to host health insurance forum

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry plans to hold a forum later Wednesday to discuss health care insurance.

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Government
6:06 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Public Hearing on Minimum Wage Initiative Set for Next Week

A citizen initiative has proposed increasing Nebraska’s minimum wage to $9 an hour over a two-year period.

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Government
1:18 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Lawmakers will look at new prison sentencing issue

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee will investigate Nebraska's newest prison sentencing problems, which took place while officials were rounding up inmates who were released too early.

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