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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Midwest grocery store chain Hy-Vee Inc. has recalled its store-brand spring pasta salad after 20 people got salmonella in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska tax commissioner has been named a vice chancellor for the University of Nebraska at Omaha and University of Nebraska Medical Center.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett has given another $3.4 billion of his Berkshire Hathaway stock to five foundations as part of his plan to gradually give away his fortune.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials say several bats found around the state this year have tested positive for rabies, including seven in Lincoln.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The health care system for Nebraska and western Iowa veterans has ordered teletype machines so deaf or blind veterans can contact the Veterans Affairs Department.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Millard school district in Omaha will be training staffers on how to maintain the professional boundaries called for in the district's newly adopted policy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will see a flurry of new state laws this week, including safeguards to fight prescription painkiller abuse, looser gun regulations and a policy that will make it easier to massage horses for money.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is taking a wait-and-see approach on whether legislation is needed to begin collecting online sales taxes after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has unveiled a new set of goals for the current fiscal year as part of its annual business plan.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Insurer MetLife says it intends to hire more than 150 people for its future Omaha customer service center.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A couple headed to a birthing center in Lincoln say they were stopped short by their new son.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state parks could see faster construction of cabins, aquariums and other amenities under a new state law designed to save time on projects and possibly reduce costs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt is drawing mixed responses from Nebraska's political, agricultural and environmental leaders.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans with disabilities and those who are at least 60 years old can continue to receive services through a state program made permanent by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Three finalists have been sent to Gov. Pete Ricketts for an open seat on the district court judicial bench in eastern Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of Nebraska lawmakers is working on a new effort to lower property taxes, despite major hurdles, an uncertain state budget and repeated failed attempts to satisfy farmers who often pay the most.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Reserve Bank says Nebraska's real estate market is heating up and home prices are continuing to rise.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has issued a disaster declaration for Nebraska to aid the response to flooding and damage in the wake of severe weather across the state since June 1.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska's president says he may implement a midyear tuition increase should the state withhold a portion of the institution's state appropriation.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say recent heavy rains have forced closure of four more bridges in Lancaster County.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fourteen students and a school bus driver escaped serious injury when a collision with a utility lift truck sent their bus through a fence and down a hill into an electrical substation area in northwest Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general says the board responsible for overseeing Goodwill Omaha allowed the charity to stray from its core mission of providing jobs for the needy and disabled while top executives received excessive payments.

ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say an insect that's killed millions of ash trees in the U.S. has been found in Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in eastern Nebraska.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The World Food Prize is being awarded this year to two men credited with helping reduce by 10 million the world's number of children stunted from malnourishment between 2012 and 2017.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Residents in major cities downstream from a northwest Iowa tanker car derailment say they're confident their municipal drinking water is safe even as crews try to contain an estimated 230,000 gallons of oil.

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.

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