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2 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

Hot On The Grill: Nebraska Beef State License Plates

More motorists are buying new license plates that proclaim Nebraska as "The Beef State."

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4 hrs ago | KLKN

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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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Federal Disaster Declaration Approved for Public Assistance in June Storms

Gov. Dave Heineman was notified Thursday that his request for a federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance in 12 counties was approved by President Barack Obama as a result of wide spread storm damage the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred June 14-21.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Weather, Nebraska, FEMA, US News

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

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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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, Homestead National Monument Of America, US National Parks, Beatrice, NE

WOWT-TV Omaha

Feds: Insurers Owe Millions To Nebraskans, Iowans

The federal government said Thursday that insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5 million in refunds and Iowans nearly $1.8 million because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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KLKN

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Posted by: KLKN Newsroom, 8@klkntv.com Health care law will provide families in Nebraska with an average refund of $108 this summer Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that 16,567 consumers in Nebraska will benefit from $1,543,091 in refunds from insurance companies this summer, averaging $108 per family, because ... (more)

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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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NEWS.com.au

US offers ideas on encouraging savings

NEARLY a dozen US states believe they've found a way to encourage people to save more money - and have fun doing it.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Lottery

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, 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, Seaside Heights, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Asbury Park, NJ, Toms River, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Rating Change: Nebraskaa s 2nd District

Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., has a history of making races closer than they need to be - and 2014 appears to be no different.

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

KGWN

Western Nebraska Veterans' Home Receives Fifth Deficiency Free Survey

The Western Nebraska Veterans' Home in Scottsbluff, Nebraska recently received its fifth deficiency-free survey from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Western, NE, Scottsbluff, NE, Medicine, Nursing

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Nebraska wheat harvest more than half done

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says about 54 percent of the state's wheat crop has now been harvest, which is slightly behind the average of 61 percent.

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KETV-TV

Latino leaders speak out against Governor Heineman

FRY. I'M JEREMY MASKEL. STATE LATINO LEADERS ARE SPEAKING OUT .. TAKING AIM AT GOVERNOR DAVE HEINEMAN'S AND aWHERE THE KIDS ARE..

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Bellingham Herald

To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes

Nearly a dozen states believe they've found a way to encourage people to save more money - and have fun doing it.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Lottery

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Is Racist Governor About to be Rewarded at Tax Payer Expense?

This story starts in 2005-current Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman was then serving out a term having succeeded Mike Johanns who left to become Bush's Secretary of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Osborne, Senator Mike Johanns, Nebraska, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Immigration Reform

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