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Education
3:31 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Summer food service program growing in Nebraska

54 Nebraska school districts sponsor summer food service programs.

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Government
3:11 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Nebraska lawmakers override veto of gas tax increase

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska motorists will pay higher taxes at the gas pump to pay for road and bridge repairs, despite Gov. Pete Ricketts' objections.

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Nebraska
1:53 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Tecumseh prison remains on lockdown; investigation continues into weekend riot

The Tecumseh State Correctional Institution remains on lockdown, but inmates are now allowed to shower and use the phone.

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Government
12:29 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Nebraska closer to giving licenses to immigrant youths

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is a step closer to becoming the last state to issue driver's licenses for youths who were brought into the country illegally but allowed to stay under a federal program.

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Government
7:54 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Nebraska licenses bill for deferred youth faces filibuster

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bipartisan effort to allow Nebraska driver's licenses for deferred-action youths won't pass without a fight.

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Government
7:52 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Nebraska governor declares emergency to help battle bird flu

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts declared an emergency to make sure state agencies have what they need to battle bird flu in the state.

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Health/Medical
2:15 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

UNO, UNMC team wins award from DARPA for chikungunya research

A team of UNO and UNMC researchers has received an award from DARPA for their work on a strategy to prevent the spread of a mosquito-borne illness.

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Government
8:24 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Nebraska mandatory minimum reform bill narrowly advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to eliminate some of Nebraska's mandatory minimum prison sentences and habitual criminal punishments has advanced by the narrowest of margins.

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Business
8:15 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Nebraska AG announces settlements for Verizon, Sprint users

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the state has reached settlements on behalf of Verizon Wireless and Sprint Corporation customers who were improperly billed.

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Nebraska
3:05 pm
Tue May 12, 2015

Nebraska cases of bird flu confirmed in flock of 1.7M

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The ongoing bird flu outbreak has spread into northeast Nebraska, and officials are planning to kill 1.7 million chickens on a farm where the disease has been confirmed.

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