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Politics & Elections
8:28 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Ricketts, Heineman meet to discuss transition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With the election over, Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts is preparing to make the transition to office.

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Politics & Elections
8:55 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Republican Ricketts elected Nebraska governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts, a multimillionaire former executive at TD Ameritrade, has been elected governor of Nebraska.

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Politics & Elections
3:06 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Governor candidates talk education funding, prison scandal

GOP candidate for Governor Pete Ricketts has about $477,000 more campaign cash on hand than his Democratic opponent, Chuck Hassebrook.

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Politics & Elections
2:57 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Branstad winning cash race against Hatch

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad continues to hold a massive cash advantage over Democratic challenger Jack Hatch going into the final days of the race.

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Government
10:07 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Prisons panel votes to subpoena Nebraska governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee investigating Nebraska's prison problems has voted unanimously to subpoena Gov. Dave Heineman to testify in a hearing later this month.

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Politics & Elections
8:12 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Nebraska governor hopefuls seek farm support

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — In the race for Nebraska governor, few endorsements are as prized as the ones that promise support from farmers and ranchers.

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Politics & Elections
8:32 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Nebraska governor candidates clash in debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's candidates for governor are accusing one another of supporting proposals that could have hurt farmers.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Governor hopefuls promise action on property taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's candidates for governor are both promising to lower property taxes if elected, but they are offering different approaches.

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Politics & Elections
10:57 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Legal challenge to placing Foley on ballot ends

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate for governor has decided to end his legal challenge to putting Mike Foley's name on the November ballot as the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor.

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Government
12:00 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Heineman: Picking new lt. governor will take weeks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he will appoint a new lieutenant governor even though he only has about four months left in office.

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