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Politics & Elections
5:58 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Sasse winning Neb. US Senate fundraising race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ben Sasse is handily winning the fundraising game in the Republican primary race for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat.

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Government
5:54 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Lawmakers seek wind energy development in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to encourage more wind energy development in Nebraska hit a roadblock this legislative session, but some Nebraska lawmakers are determined to capitalize on the state's wind potential.

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Government
11:45 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Iowa court adopts new media rules for courtrooms

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A rule going into effect May 1 will allow members of the news media to use laptops and cell phones in Iowa courtrooms with permission.

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Government
8:04 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Neb. anti-discrimination measure faces resistance

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would protect Nebraskans against job discrimination based on their sexual orientation is facing resistance in the Legislature.

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Government
4:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Reports examine low-income Nebraskans' access to benefits

Nebraska Appleseed says about 180,000 Nebraskans receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP benefits.

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Sports
2:43 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Creighton's Doug McDermott named AP Player of the Year

Creighton senior Doug McDermott had a busy at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the site of this year’s Final Four.  McDermott picked up two more college basketball awards Thursday, as Greg Echlin reports...

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Government
12:49 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Senate supports audits of settlement agreements

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has passed a Democratic-sponsored amendment to a state spending bill that would require the state auditor to look into confidential settlement agreements with fired state workers during Gov. Terry Branstad's current term.

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Business
12:47 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Omaha Chamber looking for a specific brand, image for the city

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants a specific brand and image for the metro area.

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Government
8:40 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Bill to change Neb. redistricting process advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced a bill that would overhaul Nebraska's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts.

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Education
8:38 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Millard Public Schools gets new superintendent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named to lead Millard Public Schools in Omaha.

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