nebraska

Government
8:10 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Study prompts delay in legislative proposals on taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to study Nebraska's tax system has prompted lawmakers to delay action on tax proposals.

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Government
2:29 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Lawmakers pass a measure to help youths transitioning out of foster care

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have granted first-round approval to a measure that would give housing assistance to youths aging out of foster care.

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Government
8:40 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Groups rally for immigration reform

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than 40 Nebraska organizations are urging Congress to consider laws that would create a clear path to citizenship for immigrants already residing in the U.S.

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Business
1:45 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Midland University to buy former Dana College campus

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Midland University in Fremont has announced it will acquire the former Dana College campus in Blair.

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Agriculture
12:58 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

USDA anticipates Nebraska farmers will plant nearly 10 million acres of corn

The USDA anticipates Nebraska ag producers will plant 9.9 million acres of corn this year.

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Weather
1:38 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Impact-based warning system to provide specifics about severe weather

Nebraska recorded its first-ever February tornado last year.
Credit NWS North Platte

Starting Monday, you’ll notice new wording in warnings issued by the National Weather Service.

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Business
9:24 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Nebraska's unemployment rate remains second-lowest in the nation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for February was unchanged at 3.8 percent, matching the revised rates for January and December.

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Government
9:31 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Lawmakers approve STD partner treatment legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sexual partners of patients who are diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea could receive prescription antibiotics without a medical exam, under a bill that won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.

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Arts
6:06 am
Wed March 27, 2013

Kurt Andersen Coming to Omaha for NE Book Fest

Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Nebraska Book Festival.

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Government
2:50 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

New online program seeks to streamline criminal background check process

Nebraskans have a new way of doing name-only criminal background checks.

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