Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A recent report says Nebraska suffers from a shortage of workers in science, technology and building trades and still has work to do to attract startup companies.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln's mayor says he's vetoing a recycling ordinance that he says was watered down by the City Council's majority.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two firefighters have been injured while battling a blaze at a house just north of Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office says a routine traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Lincoln turned up close to 50 pounds of marijuana in a pickup.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new Nebraska audit has uncovered serious flaws in the operations of a state agency that's key to the governor's goal of growing Nebraska's economy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of the Omaha community college board has stepped down from the position but is still resisting calls for his resignation from the board.

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Federal safety regulators are proposing $70,000 in penalties against an Omaha-area builder for safety violations.

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

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Schools is set to open its first virtual school for kindergarten through eighth-grade students this month.

BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in the eastern Nebraska community of Bennington.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Blair police officer has sued the city for overtime he says he should be paid for taking care of his K-9 partner at home.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say Hillary Clinton will bring her Democratic presidential campaign to Omaha next week.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fire officials say an explosion that leveled an Omaha house and killed one person was an accident.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — The Fremont City Council has approved a development agreement with Costco Wholesale for locating a chicken processing plant in the eastern Nebraska community.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A suburban Omaha city administrator has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an altercation in a dentist's office.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A fire has all but destroyed an apartment building in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A $5.5 million grant will provide four new mobile classrooms to help improve training for emergency responders in rural parts of Nebraska over the next three years.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman killed when a house in Omaha exploded was a property inspector sent to check its condition after a tenant was evicted.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two mothers who have lost children to war are working with the city of Lincoln to erect a memorial that honors Nebraska soldiers who've died after 9/11.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman fatally injured in an Omaha house explosion was a property inspector sent to check its condition after a tenant was evicted.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The embattled board chairman of an Omaha community college says he won't resign but will not run for re-election in November.

NEW YORK (AP) — A rough day on Wall Street for Warren Buffett means Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the third richest person in the world.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some of Nebraska's largest agricultural groups will push again for lower property taxes in next year's legislative session, but key senators say any proposal should be coupled with income tax cuts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some of Nebraska's top Republican leaders say they're disappointed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse Donald Trump as the party's presidential nominee.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has filed a complaint in U.S. District Court that challenges the constitutionality of a Nebraska law that prohibits some criminals from possessing deadly weapons.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific railroad will release its second-quarter earnings report Thursday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney's office for Nebraska says nine former members of the Winnebago Tribal Council have been indicted on 11 federal counts related to misappropriation of tribal money.

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus this year in western Nebraska's Scotts Bluff County.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prison officials are planning a series of changes to reduce inmate crowding and improve working conditions for correctional employees.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is expected to speak to Republican delegates from Indiana while attending the party's national convention in Cleveland.

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