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US Medicaid Expansion-Nebraska

Sponsors of a petition drive to place a Medicaid expansion measure on the November general election ballot are scheduled to turn in their signatures Thursday to the Nebraska secretary of state's office. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.



OMAHA, Neb. — A Vietnamese woman who lived apart from her daughter for 18 years celebrated earning her U.S. citizenship this week. The woman is the mother of an Omaha television reporter. UPCOMING 250 words


— SEVERE WEATHER-NEBRASKA — Severe thunderstorms knocked out power to nearly 7,000, disrupted some fireworks displays and injured at least one woman in eastern Nebraska.


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