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Crime
2:08 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Former State Senator to plead guilty in wire fraud case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The lawyer for former state Sen. Brenda Council says she's agreed to plead guilty to a federal wire fraud charge.

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Politics & Elections
2:00 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Another candidate enters District 18 race

Another candidate is entering the race for the District 18 seat in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Politics & Elections
3:14 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Former Congressional candidate running for Nebraska Legislature

A former candidate for the Second Congressional District says he’s running for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:13 am
Thu July 25, 2013

State Senator to propose increase in Nebraska's minimum wage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state lawmaker says he will propose an increase in Nebraska's minimum wage when the Legislature convenes next year.

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Government
12:57 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Nebraska attorney and activist running for State Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln attorney has announced plans to run for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
10:23 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Legislation focused on children during Unicameral session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are gearing up to finish a session that has focused largely on children, including those in foster care, the criminal justice system and juveniles who need psychiatric treatment.

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Government
1:28 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Lawmakers approve bill for wind farm incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would use sales tax exemptions to attract wind farms to Nebraska has won final approval from lawmakers.

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Government
8:14 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers override some of Gov. Heineman's budget vetoes

Lawmakers voted Tuesday to override about $14.5 million of Governor Dave Heineman’s line-item vetoes to the state budget.

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Government
11:43 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Legislation to abolish death penalty off the table in the Unicameral

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to abolish the death penalty in Nebraska is dead for the year.

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Government
9:46 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers give first-round approval to foster care legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would help Nebraska qualify for more federal foster care money has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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