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Politics & Elections
2:21 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Sen. Fischer discusses her priorities for lame duck session of Congress

Congress is returning for the lame duck session---the session before new lawmakers are seated.

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Government
11:13 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Governor: State will fight same-sex marriage suit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says Nebraska will defend itself against an expected legal challenge to the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Government
1:15 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

New challenge to Nebraska same-sex marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Citing recent rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court, a civil liberties group will again challenge Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Government
3:36 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Report: $10.2B needed for roads over 20 years

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Roads has identified $10.2 billion in projects that it says are needed over the next 20 years.

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Government
1:55 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

October tax receipts fall below state forecast

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says net tax receipts for Nebraska state government were below projections in October.

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Politics & Elections
1:53 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Ashford: Tuesday's election sent a clear message

Second District Congressman-elect Brad Ashford says voters “sent a clear message” in last week’s election.

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Government
8:31 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Lawmakers hopeful session will be productive

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Many of Nebraska's senior senators are expressing hope that the Legislature and Governor-elect Pete Ricketts will collaborate next year on property taxes and an overhaul of two state agencies.

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Government
1:38 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Nebraska to seek waiver from US education law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are moving forward in seeking a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law.

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Politics & Elections
8:28 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Ricketts, Heineman meet to discuss transition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With the election over, Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts is preparing to make the transition to office.

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Government
11:18 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Outgoing Nebraska senator to step down early

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator whose term expires in January says he plans to leave office early.

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