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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Creighton University student accused of slashing a fellow student's neck has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years' probation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's CenturyLink Center will be getting a new name in September: CHI Health Center Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska motorists could soon pay less to the state at gas pumps.

FORT CALHOUN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha public electric utility and its private partner are building a community solar power array in eastern Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are forging ahead with their effort to execute the state's longest-serving death-row inmate without disclosing where they obtained lethal injection drugs, despite a judge's order this week to identify their supplier.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State College Board of Trustees has approved raises for top leaders of the state college system.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lancaster County judge will fill a vacancy on the Nebraska Supreme Court.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska dentist has been sentenced to 10 months for submitting fraudulent bills to Nebraska and Iowa Medicaid programs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska dentist has been sentenced to 10 months for submitting fraudulent bills to Nebraska and Iowa Medicaid programs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers may have cleared the way for companies to test self-driving vehicles with a law passed earlier this year, but don't expect a large number to hit the streets anytime soon.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska schools may have students play a game next year that officials say help disruptive students behave and can potentially prevent violence, drug abuse and suicide.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has recommended that a liquor license be granted to a downtown venue where people will hurl axes at wooden targets.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Hearings are scheduled to begin Wednesday to decide whether a former doctor should be executed for killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines homeless shelter is planning to use repurposed shipping containers to construct permanent apartments for chronically homeless people.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thunderstorms that blasted through eastern Nebraska into Iowa toppled trees, overturned semitrailers, knocked out power to hundreds of homes and businesses and spawned short-lived tornadoes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 99-year-old World War II veteran who skipped the chance to meet some of the nation's last Civil War veterans is visiting Nebraska as part of 50-state tour to make up for his lingering regret.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An economic forecast predicts Nebraska farm income will drop nearly 7 percent this year before rebounding in 2019 and 2020.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Organizers of a petition drive to expand Medicaid in Nebraska say they are making progress toward placing the issue on the November general election ballot, thanks in part to a national group that successfully championed a similar effort in Maine last year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prison inmate that DNA tests linked to four Omaha rapes more than a decade ago has been sentenced to 160 to 200 years in prison.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman has been sentenced to six months behind bars for conspiracy in a tax fraud case.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — The mayor of Fremont has been fined $2,250 for failing to properly disclose his business' interests in certain contracts with the city.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A decades-old detox program in Lincoln could be forced to close if it loses its funding and state license for locking intoxicated people in rooms.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Solar energy is gaining traction in Nebraska as a growing number of cities adopt the technology, and state officials are looking for ways to help it along.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two books about witchcraft and one about Jack the Ripper have been returned to the University of Nebraska at Omaha library — 40 years overdue.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Concepts for a riverfront revitalization plan in Council Bluffs include an elevated walkway through the trees, a pavilion with a rooftop restaurant and a marina.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is joining Iowa and the city of Council Bluffs in a lawsuit to challenge the federal government's approval of a tribal casino near Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is showering Nebraska public officials with campaign cash as it fights for regulatory approval in a state that is one of the last lines of resistance for the $8 billion project.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than 600 Nebraska youths have received treatment through a new state initiative designed to help those who struggle with emotional and mental-health problems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are again offering safety courses for anyone who will be driving a boat on the state's lakes and rivers this summer.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln electric utility provider has installed a solar-powered bench in a park for people to charge cellphones, laptops, tablets or even electric wheelchairs.

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