nebraska

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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Politics & Elections
8:09 am
Thu October 23, 2014

$79,000 spent on ads for minimum wage ballot measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage have taken their message to Nebraska's airwaves in the final months before voters decide Nov. 4 whether to approve a gradual increase to $9 an hour.

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Health/Medical
1:17 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Free of Ebola, NBC cameraman released from the hospital

A little more than two weeks after arriving at Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center for treatment, Ashoka Mukpo is out of the hospital.

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Health/Medical
8:19 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola

An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon.

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Politics & Elections
3:06 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Governor candidates talk education funding, prison scandal

GOP candidate for Governor Pete Ricketts has about $477,000 more campaign cash on hand than his Democratic opponent, Chuck Hassebrook.

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Government
12:10 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Official: Heineman wasn't told of prisons program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of Nebraska's prison system says Gov. Dave Heineman wasn't told about a temporary inmate placement program facing scrutiny from lawmakers.

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