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3 hrs ago | North Platte Bulletin

UNL report: Nebraska livestock numbers

Ronnie Green, vice president of agriculture and natural resources for the University of Nebraska, discussed the report March 6 at the Governor's Ag Conference in Kearney.

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7 hrs ago | KPTM

Historic Buildings May Get New Lease on Life

Historic buildings that have seen better days may have a new lease on life because Nebraska now has a law that gives tax credits to people to fix them up.

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10 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

Governor Heinemann Vetoes Bill, Legislature is Adjourned and Can't Override

Governor Dave Heinemann is still working his way through bills passed by the legislature.

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14 hrs ago | The Papillion Times

Here's who'd play Pelini, Osborne and 19 other Nebraska celebrities in a movie

"Bo Pelini: The Movie." "The Doug McDermott Story." "Tyler Perry's A Very Warren Buffett Thanksgiving."

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14 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

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Nebraska law officers have expressed frustration with the increasing cases of drug enforcement since Colorado legalized recreational marijuana on Jan. 1. Officers across the border in Colorado's neighboring state are upset that Nebraska taxpayers are left with the expense of jailing, prosecuting and defending people arrested on possession of pot ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | KHGI

Farmers See Another Increase in Property Taxes

Farmers say taxes are growing even faster than their crops, with the tax burden of agricultural land in the state doubled since 2009.

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16 hrs ago | State of Michigan

Schuette Advocates for Privacy Protections for Michigan Residents Requiring Obamacare

Attorney General Bill Schuette today urged the Michigan Legislature to pass legislation which will require Michigan Obamacare Navigators, who are charged with collecting a wide range of sensitive personal data, to abide by common consumer protection standards.

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20 hrs ago | The Papillion Times

General Motors seeks more protection from suits

The panel is made of weathering steel that's commonly used in building designs. It's supposed to be turning into a vibrant orange panel emblazoned with a monarch butterfly, but the transformation process is taking longer than expected.

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Yesterday | KFOR-AM Lincoln

Neb. Legislature Session, 17 Senators' Terms End

Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same issues next year that they failed to pass this year, but more than one third of the senators will be new.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KHGI

Neb. Gas Prices See Small Decline, Still Highest Since Last Summer

Gas prices in Nebraska have fallen after weeks on the increase but they're still at their highest since last summer.

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KLKN

LIBA hosts attorney general candidates

Posted By: Camila Orti corti@klkntv.com The Lincoln Independent Business Association invited all six attorney general candidates to answer questions for the public.

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KLKN

Jon Bruning endorsed by Nebraska police group

Attorney General Jon Bruning has won the endorsement of the Nebraska Fraternal Order of Police in his primary campaign for governor.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Your Call To Step Up & ServeNebraska

A popular Millard park gets spruced up for spring, homes see restored plumbing, and a thrift shop gets the help of dozens of extra hands.

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The Daily Caller

Keep your guns Nebraska: Legislature adjourns with passage of Emergency Powers Legislation

On Thursday, in the final hour of its 2014 legislative session, the Nebraska Legislature unanimously passed critical emergency powers legislation in its Final Reading.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Washington Times

Same issues, new faces for 2015 Nebraska session

Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same proposals in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but with a key difference: More than one-third of the senators will be new.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Nebraska Democrats want GOP candidate to pull ad

The ad, which began airing this week, shows Omaha state Sen. Beau McCoy standing next to the fence post with the bobblehead-like doll atop the post.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

"Depressed" Inmate Suing Nebraska Department Of Corrections

An inmate is suing the Nebraska prison system, saying a new policy is denying him the ability to visit with or write to his wife, who is also in prison.

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The Miami Herald

Nebraska lawmakers to study tax issues over break

Nebraska lawmakers approved more than $400 million in tax cuts this session, but they're ready to look for more changes in the state's tax structure in the months before next year's Legislature convenes.

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KHGI

Students can volunteer for Neb. primary election

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale is encouraging students too young to vote to show up at the polls for the state's May 13 primary.

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Norwalk Citizen News

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

This May 24, 2012 file photo shows some of about 500 miles worth of coated steel pipe manufactured by Welspun Pipes, Inc., originally for the Keystone oil pipeline, stored in Little Rock, Ark.

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