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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A woman has been hosting monthly birthday parties for anywhere between 10 to 60 kids at a local community center in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska system president has announced new structures and processes aimed at saving the system $30 million in coming years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Low oil prices and the high cost of extracting Canadian oil are casting new doubts on the Keystone XL pipeline as project developer TransCanada faces its final regulatory hurdle in Nebraska.

WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating an outbreak of salmonella in northeast Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Boating safety courses are being offered all across Nebraska in August to help people learn about the laws that govern boats.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's only provider of individual health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act wants to raise its monthly rates by an average of nearly 17 percent, and some rates could increase by more than 50 percent.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State agencies are making special preparations for the solar eclipse that's expected draw hundreds of thousands of visitors to Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ten artists have been painting storm drains in Lincoln to increase awareness that the drains lead directly to creeks and lakes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly all of the Nebraska prisoners serving life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles got new sentences in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but for some it made little difference.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for escaping last year from a federal halfway house in western Iowa.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's largest state agency has unveiled an initiative to improve services for children, low-income families and residents with mental health problems and developmental disabilities.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Council members in an Omaha suburb have voted to condemn and tear down an eyesore carwash owned by a fellow member.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been convicted of second-degree murder and weapons counts in the shooting death last year of another Omaha man.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska zoo plans to open a sperm bank and breeding facility for tigers at the zoo's nearby conservation park.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County's top prosecutor has scheduled a news conference to reveal his findings regarding Omaha police officers' actions in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attempts by Omaha leaders to upgrade 300 miles of substandard residential streets have opened old wounds between the City Hall and residents of a former city that was annexed into Omaha.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Officials and merchants in Council Bluffs hope a $5.7 million development in the western Iowa city's key commercial district may help attract businesses from Omaha, Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A handful of teenagers guided by professional architects have come up with a plan for one of Omaha's most historic yet evolving urban strips.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a post-conviction appeal by a death-row inmate who helped carry out one of the deadliest bank shootings in U.S. history.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.9 percent in June.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved a special occupation tax for the under-construction Capitol District.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who'd worked at an Omaha wine and spirits store has taken a plea deal in a gift-card scheme.

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

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's secretary of state wants to know more about how a federal commission plans to use voter information before he provides it.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police are warning Lincoln residents of a phone scam coming from a number that appears to belong to city mayor's office.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has reopened a portion of a new children's playground that was closed when a girl seriously injured a leg on it over the weekend.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is kicking off a tour of businesses throughout the state in the build up to a state economic development summit later this week.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's occupational licensing requirements will continue to face scrutiny from advocates and lawmakers who view some as unnecessary barriers to creating more jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska attorney general's office is warning the public about a Florida-based company that officials say is running an insurance scam.

RAVENNA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska community has developed 125 lakeside campsites for people journeying to see the total eclipse of the sun next month.

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