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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Among the issues facing the Legislature and its Executive Board as the 2017 session begins this week is where one of its members lives and whether he may remain a member.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man accused of threatening to stab someone with a syringe that he said held HIV-tainted blood has pleaded guilty to a reduced Iowa robbery charge.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Soaring numbers in a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest economic conditions are improving in nine Midwest and Plains states.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he's confident the state can reduce income and property taxes and balance the budget despite an $895 million projected revenue shortfall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Among the issues facing the Legislature and its Executive Board as the 2017 session begins this week is where one of its members lives and whether he may remain a member.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man accused of threatening to stab someone with a syringe that he said held HIV-tainted blood has pleaded guilty to a reduced Iowa robbery charge.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln has been cutting down young, healthy ash trees to save money for its battle against an insect invader.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is kicking off its 150th anniversary with four new initiatives to promote volunteerism, fitness, a sense of history and knowledge about the state.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The death penalty has been voted the top Nebraska story for 2016 by newspaper and broadcast members of The Associated Press and by AP staffers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The demolition of the Civic Auditorium on the north side of downtown Omaha raises a question: What's going up to replace it?

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Utility companies have restored power to most of their Iowa and Nebraska customers following the wet, windy weather on Christmas.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The mother of a Lincoln man killed by an Offutt Air Force Base guard during a police chase has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the guard and Air Force commanders.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For a second time, an appeals court has overturned the fraud conviction of a Nebraska filmmaker caught up in Iowa's film tax credits scandal.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved creation of a nonprofit to give subsidies to groups that bring convention business to town.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's population has topped 1.9 million for the first time ever, and the state's growth rate exceeded neighboring Iowa and matched the national rate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has warned thousands of current and former students about a computer security breach.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's public bicycle-sharing system is set to nearly double in size by 2019.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's presidential electors have stuck to their commitment to support Republican Donald Trump.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents shouldn't face as many obstacles when applying for certain public benefits under new reforms unveiled by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Regional Poison Control Center says it's important to keep kids away from holiday hazards like alcohol, disc batteries and visiting relatives' medications.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The struggle to recruit attorneys to rural areas hasn't let up despite several Plains states' efforts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says programs designed to fight poverty in Nebraska aren't working together to address the problem from all possible angles.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy has improved in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but it's still weak because crop prices remain low.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State officials say Nebraska collected less tax revenue than expected in November.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee is ending its oversight of a Nebraska public benefits program that was once plagued by problems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ACLU of Nebraska says low-income offenders often can't pay fines and bail amounts assessed in the state's courts, effectively creating a debtor's prison.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are reporting a sharp decline in jobless claims and benefits paid out this year as well as lower unemployment tax rates for businesses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska group is working to eliminate what it considers cumbersome job-licensing requirements that create a drag on the state economy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One of the four Nebraska liquor stores that sell millions of cans of beer near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been sanctioned for selling to a minor.

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will be changing the way it numbers farm and commercial license plates to reduce the chances that residents will receive erroneous notices about fines and parking tickets.

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