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Nebraska
12:22 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Senators: More scrutiny needed for proposed wastewater site

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State lawmakers are calling for greater scrutiny of a proposed disposal well for fracking water in western Nebraska.

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Omaha
12:18 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Some Omaha police concerned about alleged ticket quotas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Allegations of possible ticket quotas are being raised by some Omaha police officers after a captain sent an email to address low ticket numbers since a new electronic filing system was implemented.

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Government
8:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Ricketts signs law to boost protections for pregnant workers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Pregnant workers will have the right to easier workloads and modified schedules under a new Nebraska law.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Nebraska gas tax increase bill headed to final vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed gas tax increase has advanced to a final vote in the Nebraska Legislature, despite vocal opposition.

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Nebraska
12:03 pm
Mon April 13, 2015

Fort Calhoun nuclear plant shut down for refueling

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant has been shut down for refueling and maintenance.

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Sarpy County
8:10 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Conference center, hotel coming to Bellevue

Construction on a new conference center and hotel in Bellevue could take 12 to 18 months.

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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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