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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The demolition and relocation of the Omaha Salvation Army's Renaissance Center is expected to allow more space for its new nearby facility to thrive.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state lawmaker is criticizing the Nebraska Democratic Party for including voter registration forms in welcome baskets for refugees.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature is set to consider several measures that aim to help felons re-entering society after prison as part of what supporters say is a comprehensive approach to criminal justice reform.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A sweeping plan to lower income taxes and cap the growth rate of property taxes is taking shape in a legislative committee, despite a sharp divide among senators.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 45-year-old man who had managed a feedlot in central Nebraska has been given five years of probation for wire fraud and other crimes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee has started to piece together a comprehensive package of income and property tax reforms, but some Nebraska senators say they're unlikely to reach a unanimous agreement.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's has laid off several dozen people as part of the outdoor gear seller's efforts to reduce its expenses.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue City Council has voted to seek money for a 90-foot observation tower as part of a $1.7 million Missouri River research station the University of Nebraska at Omaha wants to build.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is recognizing the American Red Cross for 100 years of service in Nebraska, including its preparedness efforts and response to recent natural disasters.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state senators are once again in a standoff over a bill that would repeal a law requiring motorcyclists to wear helmets.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln officials are looking at installing playground equipment for adults, prompted by a resident who brought home the idea from a trip to China.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers in the nation's only nonpartisan legislature are considering several measures that would remove party politics from county-level elections.

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