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Government
9:45 am
Fri February 15, 2013

State Senator looks to change redistricting

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha state senator is asking her fellow lawmakers to reverse a law that has cut in half the number of voting places available in her district.

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Government
3:52 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Former State Sen. Lavon Heidemann chosen as Lt. Governor

Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann.

Former Nebraska State Senator Lavon Heidemann is the state’s new Lieutenant Governor.

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Government
8:04 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers discuss legislation on horse racing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The horse racing industry is dismissing an anti-gambling group's allegations that the industry wants to stop live horse racing during a hearing on horse racing bills.

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Government
9:02 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Modest economic growth forecast in 2013 for Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State forecasters are predicting modest economic and employment growth in Nebraska this year, and a pullback in farm incomes from their all-time highs.

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Government
9:28 am
Thu February 7, 2013

One of Nebraska's U.S. Senators to vote no on Hagel confirmation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nebraska Republican Sen. Deb Fischer says she will vote against Chuck Hagel to be the next defense secretary.

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Government
10:57 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Groups prepare for debate on tax plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A veterans' group has endorsed Gov. Dave Heineman's plan to eliminate Nebraska's corporate and individual income taxes, but opposition is mounting from business groups.

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Government
8:30 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Hearings begin on income and corporate tax plans

Hearings begin Wednesday on two bills that could eliminate Nebraska’s individual and corporate income taxes.

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Business
9:52 am
Mon February 4, 2013

New area code not expected for three more years

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials expect it'll be at least three years before Nebraska's new 531 area code makes its debut.

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Government
10:13 pm
Sun February 3, 2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Omaha

The Governor of Wisconsin says Republicans must be optimistic and relevant at both the national and local levels.

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Government
10:46 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Lawsuit filed over pipeline review process

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska says a law that establishes a review process for a proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is constitutional.

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