Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have reversed their decision not to confirm the state's chief medical officer, despite criticism of his previous interactions with the Legislature.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has passed budget bills that would fund several services including the state's judicial branch and natural resources department.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say two men whose bodies were found at a northeast Omaha residence were victims of homicide.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Senators have approved Gov. Pete Ricketts' choice to lead the Nebraska State Patrol despite concerns about his involvement in a gender discrimination lawsuit 10 years ago.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Legislation that would make it harder for two energy projects to win eminent domain rights has passed another legislative hurdle in the Iowa Senate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax break under a bill moving through the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A gay teacher whose Omaha Catholic school contract is not being renewed has found a new job.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa public health officials say the number of new HIV diagnoses fell dramatically last year, but it's too soon to tell if the drop represents a sustained trend.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — At the center of the unresolved Iowa budget is a simple disagreement on how to count the money.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company says its first-quarter profit jumped 10 percent on the strength of its railroad and insurance businesses.

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