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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A program designed to promote tourism in Nebraska has once again seen record-high participation.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's corrections department is seeking permission to spend more money to hire full-time workers to address its staffing shortages.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska hog farmer and educator is running for a seat in Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man arrested last week in the armed home invasion robbery and rape of a woman just southwest of Omaha will remain behind bars.

HOUSTON (AP) — A public-private partnership is granting nearly $1.4 million to test treatments to halt a disease threatening the nation's bat population.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Czech Republic is opening a new honorary consulate in Lincoln.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the death of a convenience store clerk who was run down after closing for the night.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade plans to release its quarterly earnings report on Tuesday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old Omaha man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend's baby.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has set a timeline for razing matching pair of high-rise dormitories that have housed thousands of students since 1963.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska investigators say a county treasurer accused of selling cars without a dealer's license and helping customers evade taxes was reimbursed for mileage for driving to and from an auto auction.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Halloween may still be weeks out, but Nebraska companies are already planning for winter holiday hiring.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Many of Nebraska's neighbors are national leaders in wind energy, and advocates say the state could easily join them.

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's son Howard Buffett will build a $4.2 million regional dispatch center south of Decatur in central Illinois.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have arrested an escaped inmate accused ramming a police cruiser last month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say Grace University in Omaha will end academic operations at the end of the school year in spring.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett will talk about poverty and what philanthropy can do to help at a national conference in his hometown of Omaha.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A city in eastern Nebraska is using a musical instrument of sorts as a sewer line rapid assessment tool to help figure out how much money the city will need to repair and maintain its sewers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Rainbow trout are being stocked in ponds and lakes across Nebraska this fall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker will fly U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel from Florida to Puerto Rico to help provide recovery and relief efforts to the hurricane-devastated island.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An insurer is partnering with a nonprofit on a new health care insurance product that'll be available in Nebraska beginning Nov. 1, when open enrollment begins for 2018.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The former CEO of Goodwill Omaha who was forced out last October in a salary scandal says in a lawsuit that the charity owes him more than $1 million.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A proposed ordinance would ban people from being on certain types of medians at many Omaha intersections for any reason except for crossing the street or doing construction work. The proposal doesn't mention its primary target: panhandling.

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha is hoping to survive the next round of military base closures with two new projects.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and first lady Suzanne Shore are touting the benefits of local services to keep children out of the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska Public Power District executive will lead a national utility trade group for the next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's job-licensing requirements will face renewed scrutiny in next year's legislative session if a lawmaker and two unlikely allies have their way.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — About 60 Nebraska soldiers are participating in a multinational military training exercise in Sweden.

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Sarpy County officials have approved an agreement with five cities to create a new wastewater agency.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are set to celebrate the completion of the state Capitol's courtyard fountains, a piece of the building's original design that went unfinished for 85 years.

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