nebraska

Government
9:02 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Obscure Nebraska panel may hold sway over pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Congress is scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the project could still end up before an obscure commission in Nebraska that regulates telephones, taxi cabs and grain bins.

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Government
8:33 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Company settles over Nebraska solicitations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A company has entered a settlement agreement over its solicitations to Nebraska corporations and businesses.

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Politics & Elections
12:39 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Lawsuit targets Nebraska horse racing measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska anti-gambling group has filed a lawsuit to keep off the November ballot a measure that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races shown on machines that resemble casino slots.

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Health/Medical
9:09 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Chikungunya case confirmed in Douglas County

Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.

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Business
1:00 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Report gives Nebraska passing grades for its small business climate

Nebraska gets a B+ when it comes to an overall climate of friendliness for small businesses.

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Government
8:46 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Nearly 1,000 Iowa, Nebraska VA requests not scheduled

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An audit of Veterans Affairs facilities has found nearly 1,000 veterans who requested an initial appointment in Iowa or Nebraska over the last decade, but have not yet been seen.

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Nebraska
8:01 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Court hears arguments in same-sex divorce case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The case of a woman who wants to divorce her same-sex partner after legally marrying in Iowa is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Government
7:57 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Group will push for Nebraska minimum wage increase

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage in Nebraska are planning to gather signatures for a November ballot measure that would raise it to $9 an hour by 2016.

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Government
8:04 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Democratic leader blocks Senate vote on Keystone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are refusing to let supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to use an energy efficiency bill as a vehicle to attempt winning congressional approval for the controversial project.

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Government
7:49 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Heineman signs Neb. water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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