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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say this fall's enrollment has set a record for the University of Nebraska system.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Republican Party has filed a complaint against an Omaha state senator alleging he violated campaign regulations.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale says a complaint challenging a legislative candidate's residency was filed too late to be considered by his office.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have unveiled a new effort to ensure residents are prepared for and recover from emergencies.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man sought on an arrest warrant for drugs has been fatally shot by Douglas County sheriff's deputies in southeast Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Sen. Ernie Chambers is seeking a federal investigation into how a prisoner with a history of self-mutilation keeps getting access to razor blades.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sen. Deb Fischer says the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has approved a new lease program that will allow for the redevelopment of the VA's campus in Lincoln.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved placing a $45 million public safety bond issue on the November ballot.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have risen slightly but still suggest slow or no economic growth ahead.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two petitions that were connected to an unsuccessful effort to legalize casino gambling in Nebraska have also failed to make the general election ballot.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A letter from the chief executive of Omaha Public Power District says the utility will permanently shut down its nuclear plant at Fort Calhoun this fall.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman whose husband is a police officer has started a letter-writing campaign to support members of law enforcement and their families.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee is telling an embattled Nebraska senator to resign by Friday or face consequences that could include expulsion from office.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Police say a couple that was found dead in their home last week died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Auditor Charlie Janssen may ask state lawmakers to find ways to enforce the findings his office makes after review spending by state agencies.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The planetarium at the University of Nebraska State Museum is offering a series of shows on space starting in September.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are once again looking for ways to ensure residents have easy access to healthy food even though previous efforts to address the problem have failed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Midland University has signed a decade-long lease in west Omaha for its MBA program and other offerings.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator from Gothenburg has joined the race to become the Nebraska Legislature's next speaker.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP)  Several thousand utility customers in eastern Nebraska could remain without power until Thursday afternoon because of the extent of damage thunderstorms caused.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three people are facing charges after Douglas County Sheriff's deputies found 22 pounds of marijuana and 1 pound of methamphetamine in two different traffic stops this week.

BOYS TOWN, Neb. (AP) — Three U.S. coins will be released next year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Boys Town.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thunderstorms have lashed several parts of eastern Nebraska, leaving thousands of people without power and some stranded by street flooding and storm debris.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska death penalty opponents are airing a new television ad in their campaign to keep capital punishment off the books.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State Sen. Heath Mello will run for Omaha mayor next spring and challenge incumbent Jean Stothert.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Groups that want to legalize casinos at Nebraska horse racing tracks are trying to decide what to do now that a $1.4 million petition drive has failed to place the issue on the ballot.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy remains weak in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states even though it improved slightly in the past month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska senators who voted to abolish the death penalty say a recent analysis of the program's costs validates their argument that it's wasteful and ineffective.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska could gain a competitive edge over nearby states by reducing its personal and corporate income tax rates while expanding its sales tax and eliminating some business tax credits.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha has committed $250,000 to continue its fight against a tree-killing insect.

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