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Government
3:39 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

ACLU seeks Nebraska recognition of gay marriages

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group is asking a judge to order Nebraska to recognize same-sex marriages while the group's legal challenge to the state's gay marriage ban is pending.

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Government
2:57 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Groups: Lack of coverage a factor in bankruptcies

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to expand Medicaid say a lack of insurance is driving many of Nebraska's personal bankruptcies.

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Business
8:58 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Report: slow growth ahead in Midwest, Plains

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly report suggests slow economic growth is likely in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead because low crop and energy prices are hurting business.

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Health/Medical
4:00 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Nebraska AIDS Project: ACA means more patients can afford care, medications

About 2,000 Nebraskans live with HIV and AIDS. 200 of them are part of a program helping low-income patients get care and medication.

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Government
3:11 pm
Sun November 30, 2014

Nebraska officials look to expand broadband

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state officials have released a plan that aims to have faster Internet service available to more households by 2020.

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Government
8:28 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Parole head says she was pressured to parole more

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of Nebraska's parole board says a former prisons director pressured her into paroling more inmates in an effort to reduce crowding.

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Government
1:58 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

No criminal charges against Dept. of Corrections employees involved in sentencing scandal

No criminal charges will be filed against Department of Corrections employees involved in a scandal over miscalculation of prison sentences.

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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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