nebraska

Government
9:03 am
Mon November 24, 2014

'Shared parenting' bills to come up in session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska's parental custody laws, which they argue are unfair to men.

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Business
10:05 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.4 pct in October

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for October dropped to 3.4 percent.

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Health/Medical
8:28 am
Fri November 21, 2014

2 Nebraskans indicted on Medicaid fraud

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The owner of an Omaha medical equipment company and a southeastern Nebraska mental health professional have been indicted on federal counts of Medicaid fraud.

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Business
8:25 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Survey suggests economy still slow in rural areas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West improved in November, but the monthly survey of bankers doesn't suggest much growth.

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Health/Medical
11:22 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Nebraska insurer rejects medical network's offer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much.

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Government
3:46 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

New Nebraska tax law likely to slow revenue growth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state tax revenue likely won't grow as fast in the future because of a law passed earlier this year.

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Government
8:28 am
Wed November 19, 2014

ACLU says moratorium needed on military gear

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group says a moratorium needs to be issued on the acquisition of military equipment by Nebraska law enforcement agencies.

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Education
3:32 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

State Education Association: report on education policy is flawed

The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, released its 19th annual report card on American education late last month.

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Health/Medical
4:54 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Medical network makes counteroffer in rate dispute

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of Nebraska's biggest medical networks delivered a counteroffer to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska Monday in an attempt to end a contract stalemate.

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Health/Medical
8:44 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Omaha hospital

Dr. Martin Salia died Monday morning, two days after arriving at Nebraska Medical Center to be treated for Ebola.

Nebraska Medical Center doctors say they did all they could to try to save the life of a Sierra Leone surgeon who died of Ebola.

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