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Freelance journalist Lily Raff McCaulou, author of Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner, will speak at the Joslyn Art Museum on April 7th as part of the current exhibition Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator says Nebraska can promote transparency by barring local governments from using tax dollars to hire lobbyists and requiring elected officials to wait before joining lobbying firms.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator says Nebraska can promote transparency by barring local governments from using tax dollars to hire lobbyists and requiring elected officials to wait before joining lobbying firms.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska senator who fought for decades to abolish the death penalty is trying again, arguing that the statewide vote to reinstate capital punishment doesn't make it right.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska have asked to intervene in a state commission's review of the route through the state.

On August 21st a total solar eclipse will occur.  Though these eclipses happen every 18 months, this one is special because the United States will be in its path of totality from coast to coast.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended until May 2020 the fraternity whose members were accused of making vulgar comments during the Women's March in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are targeting a child care subsidy for lower-income families to help balance the state budget.

Joe Reardon, President and CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, will be the guest speaker Thursday at the Heartland 2050 Winter Summit.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to confirm an Omaha doctor as the state's chief medical officer despite concerns about how he will adapt to changing regulations.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale says he will not seek re-election in 2018.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are considering legislation that would stop the state from deducting public employees' union dues from their paychecks, a measure that union leaders say unfairly penalizes collective bargaining groups.

Creighton University is holding a symposium this Thursday and Friday called 50 Years of Loving: Seeking Justice through Love and Relationships.

Last Call Rotation

Mar 20, 2017

United Way of the Midlands is addressing the issue of food insecurity this week at a symposium on Wednesday morning at UNO.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based cancer research network that's administered clinical trials at eastern Nebraska hospitals for the past 20 years is reorganizing as a statewide group.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The two remaining finalists for the Omaha superintendent job have withdrawn, forcing the school board to reopen the search it began last fall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would raise health insurance costs in Nebraska faster than in most other states.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new nonstop flight from Omaha's airport to the West Coast has been announced.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two Nebraska state senators say judges should take defendants' ability to pay into account when they set bail or impose punishments for unpaid fines.

As part of Nebraska’s 150th birthday celebration, the Omaha Public Library will hold a “Nebraska Voices Reception” on Friday, March 24th at the W. Dale Clark Library.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is calling on the Trump administration to overturn a decision that he says could lead to federal intervention in state election systems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator is urging lawmakers to look seriously at replacing Nebraska's election equipment, which could cost the state between $20 million and $30 million.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Medical marijuana advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would allow people with diseases including cancer, glaucoma and epilepsy to use the substance.

The United Way of the Midlands is accepting applications for a Karnett Trust Grant from non-profit agencies serving children up to age 21 with intellectual disabilities. 

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day

Mar 15, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day is one of our most popular days of celebration, the food, the music and the green beer.

The deadline for voter registration is Friday

Mar 15, 2017

Brian W. Kruse, Douglas County Election Commissioner says Friday, March 17th  is the deadline to register to vote using any method other than going to the Election Commission office in person.

The average credit score in the city of Omaha is 682.  The city ranks #10 in a list of large cities when it comes to high credit scores.  San Francisco is #1 with an average credit score of 712.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters and others have freed a worker trapped for nearly seven hours in a deep trench in west Omaha.

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