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Government
8:05 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Suicide prevention bill for Neb. schools advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would require suicide awareness and prevention training for Nebraska public-school employees has won initial approval in the Legislature.

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Government
8:02 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Nebraska bill targeting synthetic drugs advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill to ban new forms of popular synthetic drugs, including K2 and bath salts.

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Health/Medical
7:55 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Nebraskans reminded of health insurance deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some lawmakers are urging Nebraskans to enroll in a health insurance plan under the federal health care law by the end of the month.

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Government
7:53 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Transparency bill for Neb. county boards advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to prevent Nebraska county supervisors from making decisions behind closed doors has won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Government
11:30 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Lawmakers approve $7.8 billion budget package

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a $7.8 billion budget package with additional state aid for property tax relief.

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Government
7:53 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Nebraska Medicaid bill dead, but debate not over

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's latest attempt to expand Medicaid may have died this year, but the issue is certain survive through the November elections and beyond.

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Business
11:00 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate up to 3.6 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point in February, hitting 3.6 percent.

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Business
8:14 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Survey suggests slight growth for Midwest economy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An economist says a survey of bankers in Nebraska, Iowa and eight other Midwestern states suggests the regional economy is experiencing slow to no growth.

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Government
8:12 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Nebraska senators debate redistricting overhaul

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are considering an overhaul of the state's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Opponents try to derail Neb. mountain lion bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to eliminate Nebraska's mountain lion hunting season has hit a snag in the Legislature.

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