nebraska

Government
8:05 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Road-financing bill hits roadblock in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to allow bond financing for Nebraska road projects is hitting a roadblock in the Legislature.

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Government
2:37 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. net tax collections higher than expected Feb.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's net tax receipts were 7.1 percent higher than expected in February.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

UNMC expert shares tips to deal with allergy season

A UNMC allergist says now is the time to start preparing for allergy season.

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Government
12:57 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. tax exemption for military retirees advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Military retirees who choose to live in Nebraska could receive a partial tax break, under a bill set for debate in the Legislature.

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Government
9:41 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. statewide education vision bill advanced

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers on a Nebraska education committee are looking for new long-term goals for the state's K-12 schools and colleges.

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Government
1:59 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Funding bill for Neb. property tax credit advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New funding for Nebraska property tax relief, water projects and state park renovations has cleared a key vote in the Legislature.

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Government
9:05 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Proposed e-cigarettes ban for Neb. minors sparks debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to ban minors from using e-cigarettes has sparked a debate in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
9:02 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Neb. budget debate focused on taxes, fountains

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are squabbling over how much money to put into a state fund that helps reduce property taxes, and whether to pay $2.5 million for bronze fountains at the Capitol.

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Government
1:44 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Neb. lawmakers to investigate Nikko Jenkins case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a committee to investigate the state's handling of Nikko Jenkins, who is accused of killing four people in the Omaha area after his release from prison.

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Government
9:28 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.5 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate in January hit 3.5 percent, its lowest mark since September 2008.

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