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Government
10:56 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Nebraska officials promise review of deadly prison revolt

State officials are promising to investigate a weekend prison revolt at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution that left two inmates dead.

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Nebraska
9:01 am
Mon May 11, 2015

2 inmates dead after corrections officials regain control of prison

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — Two inmates were found dead at a maximum security prison in Tecumseh after officers regained control of the facility.

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Nebraska
7:53 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Smoke no longer seen pouring from southeast Nebraska prison

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — Smoke no longer can be seen coming from a southeast Nebraska prison that's at least partly under the control of inmates.

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Government
7:37 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Nebraska senators wade into medical marijuana debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who wants to legalize medical marijuana says his bill would help suffering children, while opponents criticize the measure as too lax.

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Weather
7:35 am
Fri May 8, 2015

After evacuations, state of emergency declared in Nebraska

DEWITT, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has declared a state of emergency in areas of Nebraska affected by tornadoes and flooding.

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Government
12:24 pm
Thu May 7, 2015

Gas tax increase wins final approval in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed increase in Nebraska's gas tax, but appeared to be short of the support needed to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' expected veto.

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Government
3:31 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

Reversing course, Nebraska senators OK chief medical officer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have reversed their decision not to confirm the state's chief medical officer, despite criticism of his previous interactions with the Legislature.

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Government
3:25 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Nebraska senators approve controversial State Patrol leader

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Senators have approved Gov. Pete Ricketts' choice to lead the Nebraska State Patrol despite concerns about his involvement in a gender discrimination lawsuit 10 years ago.

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Government
7:42 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Personal property tax break for Nebraska businesses advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax break under a bill moving through the Legislature.

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Business
7:47 am
Fri May 1, 2015

April economic report suggests slow growth ahead in Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey report says April results suggest that slow economic growth remains ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

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