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12 hrs ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

Statewide Agricultural Land Valuations Double Since 2009

Steve Nelson, President, Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation, said, "Monday the Nebraska Department of Revenue's Property Assessment Division released the real property value percentage change by property type from 2013 to 2014.

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17 hrs ago | WHTC

Saugatuck Selects Former Nebraska Public Official to Fill Council Vacancy

The Saugatuck City Council last night filled a vacancy in its ranks by appointing Chris Peterson to complete the two-year term of Wendy Wise Fisher, who resigned in March four months after she was elected.

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Yesterday | The Papillion Times

11 Nebraska-set movies that were filmed elsewhere

Quite a few Nebraska movies were not filmed in or even near Nebraska. Apparently, when filming the state, any old farm-y location will do.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Canada, Hemingford, NE, The Goods: Live Hard. Sell Hard.

Yesterday | News Max

Companies Earn Neb. Jobs Subsidies By Making Employees Work More

A Nebraska state program to attract new jobs allows companies to earn huge subsidies by simply boosting the work hours of existing staff rather than hiring additional employees.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KHGI

Neb. officials: 2 men tried to take TVs from hotel

Authorities in eastern Nebraska say two men tried to steal more than a dozen televisions from a hotel under construction.

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KLKN

Neb. officials encourage volunteering April 20-26

Heineman, first lady Sally Ganem and Jamesena Moore, chairwoman of ServeNebraska, joined for a news conference Monday to publicize the effort.

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KLKN

Governor encourages Nebraskans to volunteer

Governor Dave Heineman and the First Lady talked about Serve Nebraska Week which begins next Monday.

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The Miami Herald

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

With the May 13 primary election fast approaching, voters face a daunting challenge to select from a confounding number of candidates in state and local races, including a broad field of seven candidates for the U.S. Senate and eight for governor.

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KLKN

Neb. program brings Ben Franklin actor to schools

The Nebraska Treasurer's office is bringing the Franklin character to 16 elementary schools in eastern Nebraska.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Time

Tea Party Divided In Nebraska Republican Senate Race

Elections are like any other job hunt: the key to getting selected is often to have the right people vouch for you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Nebraska, Senator Mike Lee, Tea Party

KLKN

Walk to benefit Nebraska trails

Later this month, Nebraskans will make time to walk for 30 minutes at lunchtime to help benefit Nebraska trails.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Lawmakers allocate dollars, create more agencies for prison reform

Final approval was given this week to LB 907, introduced by Sen. Brad Ashford of Omaha.

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KHGI

Neb. officials fight deposition in ward theft case

The attorney for a western Nebraska woman accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from state wards is seeking to question State Auditor Mike Foley and Nebraska State Court Administrator Janice Walker under oath.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Nebraska

The Papillion Times

Heineman praises Sarpy Republicans, urges tax cut

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman praised Sarpy County Republicans on March 20 for helping defeat an attempt in the Legislature to expand the federal Medicaid program.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Sarpy County, NE, Papillion, NE

The Dam Station

Dept. Of Revenue Website Issue Corrected

Update: The Nebraska Department of Revenue has corrected the issue and the e-pay portion of their website and it has been operating correctly since 6:30 pm Friday.

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The Modesto Bee

Neb. entities get breast cancer screening grants

Susan G. Komen of Nebraska has awarded community grants totaling $486,991 to nine state organizations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Medical Center

SFGate

Nebraska schools could see intervention teams

Gov. Dave Heineman signed the bill Wednesday. The new law allows the State Board of Education to designate up to three "priority schools" at a time that will receive an intervention team to help the school address issues affecting student achievement.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KHGI

Legislature Confirms Appointment of Corrections Director

Supporters argued that Kenney brings 36 years of experience in correctional services, including time spent in Nebraska and Washington.

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KLKN

Neb. high court upholds woman's life sentence

The Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction and life sentence of a 57-year-old southeast Nebraska woman for beating her husband to death.

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AmmoLand

Nebraska: Emergency Powers Legislation Passes Select File in Senate

This past Wednesday, the Nebraska Legislature advanced critical emergency powers legislation from Select File to Final Reading by voice vote.

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