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Government
9:27 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Heineman to present Nebraska Powerball award

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Gretna couple with a winning ticket for last week's $122 million Powerball jackpot will receive their award from Gov. Dave Heineman.

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Omaha
1:54 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

VA to hold public meeting about national cemetery project

A public meeting Tuesday afternoon in Omaha focuses on a new VA national cemetery planned for Sarpy County.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Omaha tax attorney announces bid for governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha tax attorney has joined the 2014 race for Nebraska governor.

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Government
3:35 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Report: No major changes needed in Neb. tax system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee has concluded that no major changes are needed in Nebraska's tax system.

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Health/Medical
2:37 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Creighton researcher: colon cancer survival rate good if it's caught early

A Creighton University Medical School expert on colon cancer says age 50 may be too late for some people to wait to have a colonoscopy.

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Government
1:19 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

New Education Commissioner chosen

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state education board has chosen Matthew Blomstedt to serve as Nebraska's new education commissioner.

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Government
8:07 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Governor makes new appointment to Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has appointed a retired U.S. Air Force colonel to an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature, only days after his first pick withdrew amid questions about his nonpayment of campaign finance fines.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Sen. Fischer: farm bill unlikely before January

It’s unlikely a new farm bill will come before Congress by the end of this year.

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Government
11:16 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska A.G. Bruning diagnosed with colon cancer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he will undergo surgery on Thursday for colon cancer.

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Government
8:12 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska tax receipts above estimates in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected.

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