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Nebraska
8:30 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Judge: State inmates not entitled to minimum wage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Nebraska prisoner who argued that he should be making minimum wage for his work behind bars.

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Education
12:18 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

UNO Chancellor looks to the growing school's future

UNO’s Chancellor says the university has a goal to grow to 20,000 students over the next six years.

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Politics & Elections
8:12 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Nebraska candidate says he's paid back taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A southeast Nebraska candidate for the Legislature says he's paid the back taxes his construction company owed.

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Politics & Elections
2:26 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

UNO political scientist discusses effectiveness of negative campaign ads

With less than a week until the general election, candidates on all sides of the aisle are making last-minute pitches to potential voters.

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Government
1:26 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Furlough program released violent inmates early

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of a legislative committee says 162 Nebraska inmates convicted of violent crimes were freed early under a furlough program.

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Government
8:26 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Consultant recommends $262M in prison projects

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consultant is recommending that Nebraska expand its three prison facilities and add beds to ease overcrowding, at a projected cost of nearly $262 million.

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Nebraska
1:19 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Threatening notes left on Nebraska churches' doors

ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are trying to find out who left threatening notes on the doors of seven churches in the Ashland area in eastern Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
9:16 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Nebraska doctors will share Ebola lessons online

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska doctors who successfully treated two Ebola patients this fall plan to share lessons about how they protected health care workers from the deadly virus.

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Government
1:02 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Alternative Response program seeks to connect families with support services

A new state program seeks to provide an alternative approach for dealing with issues of abuse and neglect.

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Government
8:13 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Nebraska officials look to reduce prison crowding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's top office-holders are looking at ways to reduce crowding in the state prison system.

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