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Government
8:05 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Tax break dispute raises old question for Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dispute over taxes is drawing new attention to an old question Nebraska lawmakers have to answer every year: Who gets a break, and who has to pay?

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Government
3:11 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Bill to allow licenses for deferred-action youths advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow deferred-action youths to qualify for driver's licenses in Nebraska has advanced for debate in the Legislature.

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Sports
8:01 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Providence beats UNO 4-1 in Frozen Four semifinal

BOSTON (AP) — Noel Acciari and Mark Jankowski scored second-period goals, Jon Gillies made 25 saves and Providence beat Nebraska-Omaha 4-1 on Thursday night in the Frozen Four. They're advancing to the national championship game for the second time in school history.

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Education
7:58 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Compromise for splitting Nebraska education money advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a compromise over how to split millions of dollars in Nebraska Lottery money for education grants and programs.

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Business
3:01 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Nebraska exports totaled $8 billion in 2014

More than 40,000 jobs in Nebraska are tied to exports.

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Government
7:56 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Nebraska Medicaid expansion proposal defeated once again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A third attempt to expand Nebraska Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law has failed.

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Government
8:00 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Senators vote to expand 'angel investment' tax credit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to expand a popular tax credit for investors in high-tech startup companies.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

CDC public health expert discusses U.S. response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Early diagnosis of Ebola is key to stopping its spread, according to a Centers for Disease Control public health expert.

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Government
11:42 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Bill to help predict Nebraska state revenue downturns passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that could help Nebraska lawmakers anticipate downturns in state revenue has won final approval.

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Government
11:39 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Nebraska senators pass bill to protect pregnant employees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mothers-to-be will have better employment protections under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

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