nebraska

Government
11:05 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Psychiatrist: Nebraska failed to treat inmate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A psychiatrist says he doesn't know why a mentally ill prisoner was released from custody, giving him the chance to kill four people in Omaha.

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Health/Medical
8:19 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Nebraska health insurance cost dispute unresolved

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major Nebraska health insurer remains unable to come to terms with one of the state's biggest medical networks, so thousands of people are either facing significantly higher costs or changing doctors.

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Government
8:16 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Heineman says Legislature missed budget deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman says he's received budget requests from virtually every agency in state government, but he's waiting for one straggler: the Nebraska Legislature.

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Health/Medical
3:34 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

NMC officials optimistic American doctor with Ebola will make full recovery

Dr. Rick Sacra has been treated in the biocontainment unit at Nebraska Medical Center since September 5th.

An American doctor being treated at Nebraska Medical Center after contracting Ebola is expected to make a full recovery.

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Politics & Elections
2:18 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Report: Wage hike would boost pay for 143,000 workers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report by a national group says nearly one in six Nebraska workers would see a pay increase if voters opt to raise the state's minimum wage.

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Health/Medical
8:16 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Nebraska's uninsured rate held stable in 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly.

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Health/Medical
8:23 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Ebola patient in Omaha continues improving

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say he continued to improve over the weekend, but he is getting bored in his isolation room.

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Government
12:00 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Heineman: Picking new lt. governor will take weeks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he will appoint a new lieutenant governor even though he only has about four months left in office.

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Government
8:32 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Horse groups not giving up Nebraska court ruling

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A ballot measure to allow machine betting on old horse races may have died in court this year, but supporters are already looking ahead to 2016.

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Health/Medical
6:49 am
Sat September 13, 2014

Ebola patient in Omaha continuing to improve

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials at the Nebraska Medical Center where an American aid worker infected with Ebola is being treated say the patient is getting his appetite back.

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