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Government
8:19 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Nebraska lawmaker introduces prison reform plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a plan designed to reduce recidivism and ease overcrowding in the state prison system.

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Government
1:01 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

State of the State: Gov. Heineman calls for tax cuts

Governor Dave Heineman says Nebraska can afford up to $500 million in tax cuts.

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Government
7:57 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Bill would allow concealed carry in Neb. schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska teachers and other school employees could carry a concealed handgun in schools if a bill in the Nebraska Legislature becomes law.

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Government
7:56 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Gov. Heineman to call for $370M to $500M in tax cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman will call for $370 million to $500 million in tax cuts in his annual State of the State address to lawmakers.

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Government
2:13 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Lawmakers unveil new Nebraska Medicaid proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska would use its state Medicaid program and private health insurers to cover low-income residents, under a new proposal in the Legislature.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Flu activity widespread in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says flu activity is widespread.

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Health/Medical
8:06 am
Tue January 14, 2014

More than 14K in Neb. have chosen health plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says more than 14,000 Nebraska residents have successfully chosen a health insurance plan out of nearly 43,000 who have applied as part of the federal health care law.

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Government
2:55 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Neb. Gov. Heineman to propose 'good time' changes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning will propose a prison reform measure that would eliminate automatic "good time" credit for violent offenders.

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Government
8:17 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Bill would have Nebraska recognize tribal rulings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will debate a bill this year that would require the state to recognize civil rulings made by American Indian tribal courts.

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Government
8:15 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers to begin floor debate Monday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will begin debating legislation for the 2014 session on Monday.

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