nebraska

Government
10:16 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Legislation introduced to expand Medicaid coverage

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would extend Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
1:00 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Report shows one in five Nebraska children live in poverty

A new report shows one in five Nebraska children lived in poverty in 2011.

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Omaha
11:53 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Four people killed in Friday morning crash identified

WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of four Guatemalan men who were fatally injured in a collision in foggy and icy conditions in eastern Nebraska's Douglas County.

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Government
11:46 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Gov. Heineman approves new Keystone XL pipeline route

Governor Dave Heineman has approved a 195 mile alternate route through Nebraska for the Keystone XL pipeline project.

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Government
2:11 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Gov. Heineman outlines plans for individual, corporate income tax cuts

Exemptions on medical equipment, prescription drugs, and manufacturing machinery are among those Governor Dave Heineman wants removed from the state’s tax code.

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Business
9:23 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Nebraska unemployment rate unchanged in December

Nebraska’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held at 3.7 percent in December.

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Business
2:34 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Survey of bankers shows continued economic growth

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey of rural bankers suggests that growth in farmland prices, cash rents and farm equipment sales remain strong despite the continuing threat of drought in some Midwestern and northern Plains states.

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Government
12:50 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Friday announcement set for details on Gov. Heineman's tax plan

Governor Dave Heineman is expected to release more details Friday morning about his income tax plan.

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Government
2:19 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Governor's budget request includes more money for schools

Governor Dave Heineman’s budget request includes additional state aid for K-12 schools.

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Government
10:46 am
Tue January 15, 2013

State of the State: Gov. Heineman wants changes to Nebraska tax system

Governor Dave Heineman wants to eliminate Nebraska’s individual and corporate income taxes.

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