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ANTI-BIAS POLICY — The Hastings Board of Education has decided to leave the words "gender" and "sexual orientation" out of anti-discrimination policies for students and staff. UPCOMING: 300 words.


MAYORAL TERM LIMITS-LINCOLN — Backers say they have enough petition signatures to place on the November ballot an initiative that would bar Lincoln mayors from serving more than three terms.

STROKE CARE — Officials have announced a $6.5 million statewide commitment to improve stroke response and care in Nebraska.


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