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Government
12:49 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Former GOP Senator Chuck Hagel chosen as Secretary of Defense nominee

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel

Former Nebraska GOP Senator Chuck Hagel is President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense.

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General News
5:05 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Graffiti Kits Available in South Omaha

The South Omaha graffiti kits project was launched in partnership with the Neighborhood Center.

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Weather
1:00 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Several 'significant' snow events needed to alleviate drought conditions

Nebraska would need about 100-inches of snow this winter to bring the area out of drought conditions.

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Government
2:15 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Some Nebraska state employees to get pay raises

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — About 10,000 state employees will see a 2.25 percent pay raise over each of the next two years, following a newly ratified union contract.

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Government
2:03 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Johanns: Senate must begin work on a new farm bill

The fiscal cliff deal approved earlier this week by Congress also extended the farm bill.

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Government
12:03 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Pipeline report goes to Governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state evaluation of TransCanada's route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through Nebraska has been sent to the governor.

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Government
8:42 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Sen. Johanns gets committee assignments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns has been named to the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, as well as those dealing with agriculture, banking and veterans.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Youth and Work Focus of AECF Report

  

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released findings and recommendations from its 2nd Kids Count Policy Report of 2012. 

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Government
2:21 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Budget, health care issues before lawmakers during upcoming session

The Nebraska Legislature returns to session next week to begin the process of putting together a new two-year budget.

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Government
2:00 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Spending cuts, other items before Congress again in two months

While much of the impact of the fiscal cliff was avoided with legislation passed by Congress, there will still be economic effects.

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