nebraska

Business
4:28 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Monthly survey of bankers indicates economic growth

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A survey of rural bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests slow economic growth is ahead.

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Government
4:23 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Omaha lawmaker details proposal for tax modernization committee

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A key lawmaker in Nebraska's tax debate has released new details about a proposal to create a tax-modernization committee.

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Weather
9:07 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Major winter storm leaving behind several inches of snow in Nebraska

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — As much as 8 inches of snow fell in south-central Nebraska overnight, but the storm will continue to drop snow across the state throughout the day.

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Weather
12:52 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Storm leaves behind eight inches of snow, slick roads

8.3 inches of snow was recorded at Eppley Airfield from Thursday's storm.

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Government
1:00 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Johanns announcement shifts focus to opportunities for 2014 candidates

U.S. Senator Mike Johanns’ announcement that he won’t seek a second term could shake up several state and federal races in 2014.

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Weather
10:53 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Heavy snow, strong winds expected from coming snow storm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A powerful winter storm system is heading for Nebraska and Iowa, promising a foot or more of snow and high winds.

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Government
3:06 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Sen. Mike Johanns won't seek re-election in 2014

Government
1:00 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Bills seek to toughen seatbelt, texting while driving laws

Two bills in the Nebraska Legislature would make it a primary offense to not wear a seatbelt or to text while driving.

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Government
7:51 pm
Sun February 17, 2013

Rail advocates hopeful for future of Chicago-to-Omaha system

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rail advocates still hope for a passenger train resurgence that would link Chicago to Iowa City, Des Moines and Omaha, but questions about the need for government subsidies continue to bog down efforts.

Supporters of enhanced passenger service spoke out last week at the Iowa Statehouse. They argued for plans to make the infrastructure improvements needed to start passenger service between Chicago and Iowa City, with hopes of later extending trains to Des Moines and Omaha.

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Government
7:47 pm
Sun February 17, 2013

Heineman asks lawmakers to pull tax cut legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has asked the Legislature's tax-policy committee to kill both of his tax-reform proposals so lawmakers can start a new, inclusive discussion over Nebraska's tax climate.

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