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  1. Nebraska Gov. Ricketts touts 'major' property tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting his property tax proposal as a major change to the way agricultural land is valued even though the state's largest farm groups say it doesn't do enough to help them. The bill would switch the state from a system that relies on land sale prices to value property to one that focuses on how much income it could potentially produce.

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  2. Ricketts tax plan creates split among Nebraska groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gov. Pete Ricketts' income and property tax package is drawing praise from Nebraska's business community, but leading farm groups say it doesn't do enough to address their concerns about rising property taxes. Farm groups say they support the governor's proposal to change how agricultural land is valued, but they're disappointed the package doesn't offer more to landowners.

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  3. Nebraska Gov. Ricketts approves new death penalty protocolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The old protocol required the use of three drugs to render inmates unconscious, paralyze their muscles and stop their breathing and heart. It had never been used in Nebraska because of repeated legal challenges and the state's inability to acquire sodium thiopental, one of the required drugs.

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  4. Ricketts moving quickly to fill Nebraska senator's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is moving fast to replace state Sen. Bill Kintner, who is resigning under threat of getting expelled from the Legislature. Ricketts announced Wednesday that he is seeking qualified applicants to fill the vacancy in Legislative District 2, which includes Cass County and portions of Sarpy and Otoe counties.

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  5. Nebraska Gov. Ricketts defends proposed judicial branch cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gov. Pete Ricketts is defending his decision to recommend $8.2 million in budget cuts to Nebraska's judicial branch, a proposal criticized by the state Supreme Court's chief justice. Ricketts noted Monday that most other state agencies will likely face budget cuts in the midst of a nearly $900 million projected revenue shortfall.

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  6. Gov. Ricketts invited to Trump inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A spokesman says Ricketts will attend inauguration events on Thursday and Friday, including a dinner to honor the Republican president-elect, a celebratory parade and a ball.

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  7. Gov. Ricketts proposes property & income tax reform during Norfolk visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    With a $900-million deficit, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts used his "State of the State" address to offer his plan to cope with the shortfall. "Exercising spending restraint now we will be able to set ourselves up for future tax relief for both the Agricultural Valuation Fairness Act and for the income tax relief as well," he said.

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  8. Ricketts budget plan calls for cuts, tapping cash reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska state government would see a net budget cut of $151 million over the next six months under a plan floated by Gov. Pete Ricketts. The proposal unveiled Thursday seeks to address a revenue shortfall in the current fiscal year, which ends June 30. The plan relies on a combination of spending cuts and pulling money from various government accounts.

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  9. Ricketts touts program that saved Nebraska residents $15MRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A federally funded program that helps the public with Medicare-related questions has saved Nebraska residents more than $15 million over the last year. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced the number Tuesday to spread awareness about the program to the 280,000 residents who are eligible but have not yet participated.

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  10. Ricketts still planning tax reforms in tight budget yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he still plans to advocate for tax reforms in next year's session despite a nearly $1 billion projected budget shortfall. The governor said Tuesday that any changes will have to fit within the state budget, which he and lawmakers are required to balance.

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  11. Nebraska Gov. Ricketts defends death penalty proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is defending a proposal that would allow the state to obtain lethal injection drugs without disclosing its supplier. Ricketts said Tuesday that the new protocol would allow greater flexibility for the Department of Correctional Services, which hasn't executed an inmate since 1997 and has never done so using the current three-drug protocol.

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  12. Man accused of beating brother, aiming vehicle at officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Omaha police have arrested a 36-year-old man who they say beat his brother, aimed a vehicle at officers and ran into a police cruiser. The man's brother told responding officers that he escaped his brother after being struck several times as they argued Wednesday night.

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  13. Black Bear in Florida caught stealing ice creamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A Florida couple recently found a black bear sneaking around their garage, with a craving for something sweet. Mike Chindamo stepped into his garage when he heard a noise.

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Law enforcement authorities in South Dakota are no longer releasing information about vehicle crashes out of concerns that doing so could violate a constitutional amendment approved by voters earlier this month. The state's Department of Public Safety suspended access to an online database with crash reports from across the state after the ballot measure known as Marsy's Law went into effect.

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  15. Teacher in sex-with-student case to have nonjury trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A former substitute teacher accused of having sexual contact with a Cedar Rapids student will have a nonjury trial. On November 23 the 6th Judicial District announced the trial of 24-year-old Mary Haglin is scheduled to begin Monday morning in the Cedar Rapids courtroom of Judge Kevin McKeever.

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  16. Storm Team 4 FutureTrack showing snow moving into Siouxland later on this afternoon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Happy Thanksgiving!! Our day today will be pretty similar to what we saw yesterday around Siouxland. The clouds will be hanging thick and temperatures will be seasonable, with highs topping out near 40. Thanksgiving will also bring the shot at some more wintry weather though.

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  17. Ousted incumbents could bring change to Nebraska LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska's Legislature could see big changes now that voters have swept nearly half a dozen incumbents out of office, an outcome that will add even more new faces to next year's session. Five of the 10 incumbents who faced challengers were defeated in Tuesday's election , and one appointed state senator lost her seat in the state's May primary.

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  18. Nebraska collected $233 million in net tax revenue in October, right on par with projectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The Nebraska Department of Revenue released its latest tax receipt numbers on Thursday. Net sales-and-use taxes, individual income taxes, corporate income taxes and miscellaneous taxes all matched the forecast.

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  19. Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting Nebraska businesses during his second trade mission to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The governor is traveling with state agriculture and economic development officials to expand the state's business relationships in Asia. Ricketts said during a conference call Wednesday that the trip is part of his efforts to help Nebraska businesses gain access to global markets.

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  20. Family tradition carries on Siouxland walk for hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    "The farmers would donate grain and it was shipped to Europe after World War II," said Siouxland Crop Hunger Walk Coordinator Rolene Beauvais. "I've been walking in this crop walk ever since I was 18 months old," said Megan Windeshausen.

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