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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a rule change that will make it easier for military spouses to teach in Nebraska if they recently arrived from out of state.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is endorsing Bob Evnen for Nebraska Secretary of State.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state official says Nebraska's new academic assessments may eventually reduce the time students spend in state testing and get scores back to districts quicker.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Meteorologist Ginger Zee, who reports the weather for ABC News and the network's "Good Morning America," is slated to appear at the Nebraska Science Festival.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha organization that supports child abuse victims has launched a website to help people find resources to manage childhood trauma.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A survey geologist involved in producing the most recent state report on Nebraska groundwater says the levels didn't really change that much over the report period.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have set new goals for monarch butterfly habitat to help keep the insect from being listed as an endangered species.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has received four finalists to fill a vacancy on the Nebraska Supreme Court.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska students plan to participate in a national school walkout to protest gun violence despite the risk of being disciplined.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in eastern Nebraska say they have seized methamphetamine, opioids and marijuana in two separate traffic stops along Interstate 80 in Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to prevent the new U.S. tax law from triggering an automatic tax increase in Nebraska has won initial approval from lawmakers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Conagra Brands is dropping its $285 million sale of the Wesson oil brand to the J.M. Smucker Company after regulators challenged it.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill intended to help Nebraska collect more online sales tax revenue is headed to a final vote in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade clients shifted away from stocks as the market fell last month before buying shares that had declined.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's real estate brokerage is expanding overseas with a new franchisee in Germany.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman who pleaded guilty in a tax fraud case has been ordered to pay restitution of more than $280,000.

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Officials say The Archway over Interstate 80 in Kearney operated in the black last year — a fiscal first for the tourist attraction.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would remove noncitizens from Nebraska's population total when redrawing legislative districts drew criticism during a hearing, where opponents questioned if it was discriminatory.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A death penalty sentencing hearing has again been delayed for a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 17-year-old Elkhorn South High School student in southwestern Omaha has been arrested and charged with five counts of making terroristic threats.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to curb prescription painkiller abuse is drawing strong support from Nebraska lawmakers, who say it would prevent overdose deaths.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Public Health Department says in its latest report that 157 Iowa residents have died of flu-related illnesses since Oct. 1 — the worst flu season since the swine flu outbreak in 2009.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has begun fundraising for its $32 million economic development plan

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The $1.3 billion construction of a new headquarters for the U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base is being audited by the Defense Department.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Colorado officials have agreed to pay Nebraska $4 million to settle old claims that their state violated a water-sharing compact involving the Republican River.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's largest privately-owned bank says it will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to customer feedback.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker aims to create legislation designed to encourage fast-growing technology such as bitcoins or blockchains.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking at tax incentives for long-term care insurance to reduce the number of aging residents who rely on Medicare and Medicaid in the future.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County assessor has dropped her legal battle with the Douglas County commissioners over levying property taxes against three nonprofit organizations' retail stores.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A measure designed to reduce Nebraska property tax bills appears to be stuck in a legislative committee as its supporters focus on a ballot petition drive.

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