nebraska

Government
12:56 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Group seeks to put minimum wage increase on November ballot

A petition drive begins Monday to place a minimum wage increase on the November ballot in Nebraska.

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Business
9:18 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.6 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in April.

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Business
3:20 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Economy improving in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy appears to be gaining strength in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states.

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Weather
11:19 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Heavy rains lessen drought in Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Recent heavy rainfall has washed away or at least lessened drought conditions in swaths of Nebraska and Iowa.

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Politics & Elections
7:59 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Nebraska Republicans look to unite for November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With crowded primary races behind them, the winners and losers of Nebraska's Republican contests are looking to unite before the November general election.

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Politics & Elections
12:28 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Fortenberry wins Nebraska GOP congressional race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry has won the Republican primary race for Nebraska's 1st Congressional District.

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Politics & Elections
12:24 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Terry, Ashford win primary races for Second Congressional District

Incumbent Second District Congressman Lee Terry will seek a ninth term in the U.S. House.

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Politics & Elections
12:21 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Ricketts, Hassebrook running for Nebraska Governor

Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts and former Nebraska Regent Chuck Hassebrook are the candidates for Governor.

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Politics & Elections
11:36 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Sasse, Domina win Senate primaries

Ben Sasse and Dave Domina will run for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat.

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Weather
7:14 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Nebraska storms cause at least $20M in damage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials estimate that last weekend's tornadoes caused at least $20 million damage across the state.

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