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Government
3:11 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Kearney state senator elected speaker of the Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature has chosen state Sen. Galen Hadley of Kearney as its next speaker.

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Government
3:08 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Options identified for West Broadway Corridor in Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs officials say several options are being explored as part of the West Broadway Corridor Plan.

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Government
2:55 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Nebraska tax receipts in December higher than projected

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska state tax receipts in December were nearly 9 percent higher than projected.

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Government
2:52 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday

The Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday, with 17 new lawmakers.

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Government
12:12 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Report: Rural Nebraskans pay more in property, income taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report by a think tank says Nebraskans in rural areas generally paid more in property and state income taxes in recent years than their urban counterparts.

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Government
8:43 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Nebraska lawmakers preparing for busy 2015 session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will kick off their 2015 session this week with an expected focus on property taxes and prison reform.

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Health/Medical
1:10 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Iowa regulator takes control of struggling insurer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A nonprofit health insurer has been taken over by Iowa's insurance regulator and is ending enrollments after suffering financial problems.

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Nebraska
8:13 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Nativity scene at Nebraska Capitol draws criticism

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Chicago-based group will set up a Nativity scene inside the Nebraska Capitol this week, drawing criticism from those who say such displays amount to an unconstitutional endorsement by the state of a religion.

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General News
4:35 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Groups seek changes to Iowa online voting rule

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Voting rights advocates say a proposed rule that would allow Iowans to register to vote online would exclude anyone without a driver's license or state-issued ID and must be fixed.

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Government
4:28 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

UNO political scientist: U.S. policy changes will improve Cuba's economy, human rights

A UNO political scientist says the U.S. re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba will improve our standing with other nations.

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