Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts will lead a delegation to China later this year to promote business relationships with one of Nebraska's largest trading partners.

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa woman has been convicted of trespassing and criminal mischief for smashing windows at a defense contractor's building near Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Costco Wholesale Corp. is seeking rezoning and annexation of some property south of Fremont where it can locate a chicken processing plant.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods is unloading another business by selling Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings to Givaudan for roughly $340 million.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska homeowners are being urged to be careful about hiring contractors to repair damage from recent storms.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska groups pushing for approval of medical marijuana in the state have decided to delay a petition drive to put the question on the ballot because of the time and expense required.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts took office promising to bring his business savvy to state government and remove obstacles that make it harder for companies to flourish in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and the state's leading agricultural groups are touting the benefits of a major trade deal proposed between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Census figures show that the Omaha suburb of Bellevue is Nebraska's fastest-growing city.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old woman have been arrested in connection to the death of a man found dead in northeast Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is proposing a budget that includes a 2.5 percent tuition increase as well as additional money for financial aid, employee salaries and economic development projects.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Death penalty opponents say the 10 men who were awaiting executions before lawmakers repealed the punishment last year will still spend the rest of their lives in prison.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha nonprofit has been awarded more than $1.4 million by the federal government to provide housing for the homeless in certain Nebraska counties.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge has dismissed a charge against a Minnesota man who admitted his intention to buy marijuana in Colorado.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new federal report says Nebraska's uninsured rate for adults younger than 65 declined over a two-year period.

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Safety regulators have proposed fining a Minnesota excavation company that was drilling in Omaha's Old Market area when a natural gas-fueled fire destroyed a building.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board has approved the purchase of textbooks and other materials that will be distributed for health and sex education classes starting this fall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Canadian-based company plans to replace sections of its Keystone pipeline so the company can begin pumping oil at higher pressure.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is encouraging Nebraska school boards to ignore an Obama administration directive urging schools to let transgender students use the bathroom which matches their gender identity.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A dead man has been found in northeast Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Legislature could see a major shake-up next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln woman has been accused of stealing nearly $28,000 while managing a convenience store last year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is the only state in the past century to split its electoral votes between presidential candidates from two different parties. Now Democrats are hoping to do so again if the GOP remains divided over presumptive nominee Donald Trump.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say voter turnout in Tuesday's election was the highest for a presidential primary since 2000.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State psychiatric experts say an Omaha man is competent to face a death-penalty hearing for killing four people just weeks after he left prison.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Republican Party leaders are confronting an uncomfortable new reality: They may not like each other, but they may need each other.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican voters have chosen their candidate for an Omaha-based congressional race and endorsed Donald Trump as their presidential nominee despite widespread opposition.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters are picking a Republican nominee for an Omaha congressional district and narrowing the field in more than a dozen legislative races in the state's primary election.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An arrest warrant alleging murder and four counts of attempted murder has been issued for an Omaha man recovering from burns.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska banking and insurance officials are joining the office of the attorney general to teach Nebraska citizens how to fight fraud.

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