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2 hrs ago | KHGI

Neb. treasurer reminds organizations of deadline

The Nebraska state treasurer is reminding Nebraska businesses and organizations of the Nov. 1 deadline for remitting unclaimed property to the state.

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6 hrs ago | KLKN

Federal disaster aid to help June storm recovery

President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Nebraska, ordering federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding from June 14 to June 21. Federal funding also is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Fire Barn Bar & Grill liquor license suspended

Fire Barn Bar & Grill has their liquor license suspended for 35 days after selling alcohol to 18-year-old Jacob Dickmeyer, who died in a crash after leaving the bar in December 2012.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Omaha Day Care Owner Fined $500 for Failure to Report Child Abuse

An Omaha day care owner accused of failing to report child abuse has been fined $500.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Healthcare Law, Nebraska Government

Sunherald.com

Maxwell won't seek Nebraska congressional seat

Former state Sen. Chip Maxwell's decision not to run in Nebraska's 2nd District came even as he said he had gathered enough signatures to get his name onto the November ballot as an independent candidate.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Lee Terry, US News

KLKN

Nebraska officials call for early education

Lincoln's public safety director and an Omaha state senator are calling for an expansion of early education as a way to prevent crime.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Tax Policy Experts Advice Nebraska on Tax Incentives

Two tax policy experts say Nebraska needs to look beyond jobs and wages when studying whether the state's tax incentives actually work.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

5 free things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

This undated photo provided by the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce shows the Homestead National Monument of America, located near Beatrice, Nebraska, about 40 miles south of Lincoln.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE, Nebraska Government, Homestead National Monument Of America, US National Parks, Beatrice, NE

KHGI

Insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5M in refunds

The federal government says insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5 million in refunds because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Nebraska Government

KTIV-TV Sioux City

A Nebraska lawmaker is helping Pilger residents with their insurance issues

One northeast Nebraska lawmaker is doing his part to help Pilger, Nebraska residents replace what they lost from last month's tornadoes.

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Related Topix: Pilger, NE

Bellingham Herald

Nebraska group forms to develop state workforce

The goal: Better prepare the state's students for their careers. The group is called Accelerate Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Nebraska group forms to develop state workforce

The goal: Better prepare the state's students for their careers. The group is called Accelerate Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Connecticuters, Nutmeggers, Connecticutians: What Do You Call Yourself?

Sometimes, nicknames come easy. If you're from Alaska, you're an Alaskan. If you're from Nebraska, you're a Nebraskan.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Nebraska Government, Connecticut Government

Asbury Park Press

What caused 300 people to gather in Seaside?What caused 300 people to ...

What caused 300 people to gather in Seaside? More than 300 high school-aged students from Nebraska have been assisting with the ongoing superstorm Sandy recovery Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rCjrOW More than 300 volunteers from Nebraska came together for a Sandy Awareness Walk at the Seaside Heights, NJ, Boardwalk, Wednesday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Seaside Heights, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Asbury Park, NJ, Toms River, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

Daily Kos

Update on Death of Village Clerk: Governor's Office Responds

I made the call this morning to Governor Dave Heineman's office requesting a half-mast notice for the Village of Broadwater, on the death of our village clerk.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska Government, US News, Liberal Political News

KETV-TV

Matt's Wednesday Morning Forecast

It's finally here! The much-awaited lower dew points and seasonal temperatures! They don't last too long, though.

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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

United Way says it's time to "Stuff the Bus"

United Way of Western Nebraska invites you to help "Stuff the Bus" with school supplies for children in need! United Way believes that advancing the common good means creating opportunities for a better life for all- and that begins with preparing children to succeed in school.

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Related Topix: Western, NE, Scottsbluff, NE, Education Etc., Gering, NE, Minatare, NE

North Platte Bulletin

Nebraska: No. 3 state for business

Nebraska is one of America's 10 most business-friendly states, according to Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc., a national leader in corporate site selection.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, US Governors, Dave Heineman

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times Herald

Many kids don't have a realistic take on their weight

Nearly one-third of U.S. children and adolescents are obese or overweight, but many don't realize that they fall into that category.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition

WOWT-TV Omaha

UNMC Researchers Receive $10 Million Grant to Study Antibiotic Resistance

Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a five-year grant for $10 million to continue work on a project to fight the growing threat of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus .

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Medical Center, MRSA, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

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