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Government
8:05 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Tax break dispute raises old question for Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dispute over taxes is drawing new attention to an old question Nebraska lawmakers have to answer every year: Who gets a break, and who has to pay?

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Government
9:34 am
Sat April 11, 2015

New York Mayor de Blasio to visit Nebraska, Iowa next week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will be the keynote speaker for the University of Nebraska Peter J. Hoagland Lecture next week.

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Government
9:31 am
Sat April 11, 2015

Juvenile sentencing bill heads to Branstad despite criticism

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature has passed a bill this session that would allow Iowa courts to continue sentencing juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Government
3:13 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Iowa Governor signs school start date bill into law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill that says Iowa schools can start the academic year no earlier than Aug. 23.

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Government
3:11 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Bill to allow licenses for deferred-action youths advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow deferred-action youths to qualify for driver's licenses in Nebraska has advanced for debate in the Legislature.

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Crime
3:08 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Garcia lawyers want murder trial moved out of Douglas County

Anthony Garcia’s defense team wants his case moved out of Douglas County.

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Council Bluffs
2:00 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Two Omaha festivals joining with Loessfest

Two Omaha festivals are joining with Council Bluffs’ Loessfest this year.

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Sports
8:01 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Providence beats UNO 4-1 in Frozen Four semifinal

BOSTON (AP) — Noel Acciari and Mark Jankowski scored second-period goals, Jon Gillies made 25 saves and Providence beat Nebraska-Omaha 4-1 on Thursday night in the Frozen Four. They're advancing to the national championship game for the second time in school history.

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Education
7:58 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Compromise for splitting Nebraska education money advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a compromise over how to split millions of dollars in Nebraska Lottery money for education grants and programs.

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Business
3:01 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Nebraska exports totaled $8 billion in 2014

More than 40,000 jobs in Nebraska are tied to exports.

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