nebraska

Government
8:10 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Nebraska city keeps rules aimed at illegal immigration

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Voters in the eastern Nebraska city of Fremont have decided to keep an ordinance that requires all renters to swear they are legally living in the U.S.

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Education
11:31 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Neb. trails other states in student AP test scores

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's high school seniors are trailing students in other states when it comes to scoring well on Advanced Placement exams.

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Nebraska
8:06 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Alcohol, drugs don't show up in Wayne State student's autopsy

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Preliminary autopsy results show no signs that alcohol or a drug overdose was involved in the death of an 18-year-old Wayne State College football player.

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Government
2:55 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Nebraska city to reconsider 2010 immigration law

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Almost four years after a small Nebraska city tried to crack down on illegal immigration, the town is having second thoughts about requiring all renters to swear that they have legal permission to be in the United States.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Mon February 10, 2014

AG Bruning joins Nebraska gubernatorial race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorney General Jon Bruning has declared his candidacy for Nebraska governor.

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Government
8:10 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Lawmakers hear pitch for Nebraska prison reform

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a Nebraska prison reform effort are arguing that the state needs to expand its supervised release programs and offer more services to help inmates return to society.

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Education
8:48 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Neb. educators support changes to truancy law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Educators and advocates are supporting efforts to change Nebraska's truancy law.

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Government
8:46 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Retirees could benefit from Neb. tax measures

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Retirees and low-income elderly residents could see their tax burdens lowered in Nebraska under measures in a legislative committee.

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Government
2:00 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Coalition of lawmakers call for immigration reform

A resolution in the Nebraska Legislature calls on Congress to pass federal immigration reform this year.

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Education
1:33 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Increase in Nebraska school funding advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's K-12 public schools would receive an additional $35.7 million in state equalization aid under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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