Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have signed nine separate agreements with companies that will help promote the state's beef and pork products in Asia.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Nebraska Legislature has won a tight race in Grand Island, based on unofficial results.


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is running for a second four-year term.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The next Omaha Science Cafe will focus on the use of science to help save endangered clouded leopards and Sumatran tigers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Legislature could see big changes now that voters have swept nearly half a dozen incumbents out of office, an outcome that will add even more new faces to next year's session.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett was disappointed when Democrat Hillary Clinton lost the election last week, but he will support Republican Donald Trump as president.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska collected $233 million in net tax revenue in October, right on par with projections.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A January sentencing has been scheduled for an Omaha woman accused of helping an escaped inmate who fled to Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting Nebraska businesses during his second trade mission to China.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Don Bacon has won Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District seat and defeated incumbent Democrat Brad Ashford.

The race was still too close to call early Wednesday morning with election officials determining that Republican challenger Don Bacon held a slight edge over incumbent Democratic Rep. Brad Ashford with only about 70 percent of the vote counted.

The Republican nominee won Wednesday after capturing Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold.

GOP candidates prevailed in enough races Tuesday to remain the dominant party even though senators aren't controlled by formal party leadership.

Trump easily won Nebraska's four other electoral votes Tuesday, but the outcome of the 2nd congressional district remained unclear until well after midnight.

The action reverses the Legislature's decision last year to repeal capital punishment.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republicans dominate politics in Nebraska, but there still will be plenty of uncertainty as voters go to the polls on Election Day.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Voters will have an opportunity Tuesday to reverse an action taken by the Legislature and reinstate Nebraska's death penalty, but moving forward with executions could take years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The mayor of Lincoln, an artist, a philosophy student and other residents have come together to discuss how the creation of creative spaces improves health and well-being.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council president says he wants the Legislature to disband the Nebraska Tax Equalization and Review Commission or add oversight by elected officials.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's upcoming general election might seem like a low-key affair with no U.S. Senate or governor's races on the ballot, but Republicans view it as a chance to reassert the state's conservative leanings.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Student loan company Nelnet is delaying the release of its earnings report while it reviews a new accounting standard for its loans.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state official who is coordinating Nebraska's response to human trafficking is retiring later this month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers and their staffs can no longer use the state's secure network for personal business under a new policy approved by a legislative committee.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The bus system that serves Omaha and neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa, will be giving free rides to the polls next week.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who helped another man rob a 76-year-old woman at Omaha's St. Cecilia Cathedral has been given six to eight years in prison.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dozens of Nebraska home-schoolers are forging a new educational path at Omaha's Virtual School.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An unseasonably warm week has aided farmers in getting crops out of fields in Iowa and Nebraska although both states remain slightly behind the five-year average.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dozens of Nebraska home-schoolers are forging a new educational path at Omaha's Virtual School.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy will continue slowing in nine Midwest and Plains states, in part because of manufacturing weakness.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company is planning to release its third-quarter earnings report on Friday afternoon.