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Government
3:47 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Nebraska revenue forecast gives state another $9.7M

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will have another $9.7 million at their disposal for legislation in this year's session.

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Government
1:18 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Arguments made in lawsuit over immigrant driver's licenses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has heard arguments in a lawsuit brought by several young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children because Nebraska refuses to issue them driver's licenses.

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Government
12:59 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

New CEO of Nebraska DHHS promises greater accountability

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The new CEO of Nebraska's Department of Health and Human Services is promising to hold the department accountable to state lawmakers and the public.

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Business
8:00 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Berkshire unit says it plans to build Nebraska wind farm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. plans to build a 400-megawtt wind farm in northeast Nebraska and sell all the power to Omaha Public Power District.

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Nebraska
3:37 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

8th Circuit Court of Appeals defers gay marriage cases

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has deferred arguments and a decision on four same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the issue.

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Government
8:09 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Ricketts argues against medical marijuana legalization

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is arguing against a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska, saying the state should wait for a review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Government
7:50 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Big issues loom for Nebraska lawmakers as session nears end

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With a little more than a month left in the session, Nebraska lawmakers still to have to take final action on some of the year's largest and most contentious issues.

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Omaha
7:45 am
Mon April 27, 2015

96-year-old World War Two veteran shares experiences during UNO talk

96-year-old Mildred Brodt served in the Women's Army Corps during World War Two. She spoke last Thursday at UNO about her experiences in Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

About one million World War Two veterans are still alive---and a 96-year-old female veteran of that war spoke at UNO last week.

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Government
7:53 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Schools OK to use lease-purchase agreements for construction

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has reaffirmed that public school districts are not prohibited by state law from using lease-purchase agreements to fund building projects.

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Government
7:51 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Court: Food stamp recipients entitled to local hearing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says food stamp recipients are entitled to a face-to-face meeting in their local welfare office for hearings that could affect their benefits.

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