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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say an anonymous tip led officers to the location of an inmate who escaped from a Lincoln prison last week.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District has voted to shutter the nation's smallest nuclear power plant in Fort Calhoun.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved $275,000 in tax-increment financing to help rehabilitate three buildings that serve as a southern entryway into downtown Omaha.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings says searchers have recovered the body of a 2-year-old Nebraska boy snatched by an alligator at Walt Disney World.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is on pace to collect less tax revenue than expected in the current fiscal year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Another trial starting date has been scheduled for a former doctor accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Law enforcement and social service agencies are preparing a major push to clamp down on human trafficking in Nebraska, but advocates say the state needs to do more for survivors who are likely to require housing, specialized counseling and medical care.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state judicial nominating committee will hold a public hearing next month to receive information on whether to fill a vacant Nebraska judgeship.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Law enforcement officials believe two inmates who escaped from a maximum security prison last week made their getaway in a laundry truck.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of robbing and punching a 76-year-old woman at Omaha's St. Cecilia Cathedral has pleaded guilty.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — All sides of the ethanol and biofuels debate are getting the chance to weigh in on a federal agency's proposal to boost the amount of renewable fuels blended into gasoline.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Local governments in Nebraska will have more flexibility to complete road and bridge repairs under new regulations approved by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State authorities say an Omaha man convicted of killing four people has faked suicide attempts in an effort to get out of solitary confinement.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — About 500 Vietnam veterans from Nebraska have returned to their home state with a warm welcome from a large crowd after they spent the day in Washington, D.C.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An advocacy group for affordable health care has sued the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of a 21-year-old Omaha college student denied Medicaid benefits.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln officials say the city has amassed enough funds to build a permanent hazardous waste facility that could open by fall 2017.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The new property tax valuation notices sent to about 100,000 Douglas County homeowners reflect the increases and reductions ordered by the state.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — Construction workers are making weather damage and other repairs at the former campus of Dana College in Blair, but who or what might benefit remains uncertain.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A study of Nebraska's corrections department has identified worker pay, safety and communication from leaders as major problems within the agency.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Judges from Hall and Otoe counties and an attorney from Gage County are finalists for an expected opening on the Nebraska Supreme Court.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Although rain has slowed progress in some regions of the country, farmers planting corn remain ahead of schedule. Nationally, 94 percent of the crop is planted, two percentage points ahead of the five-year average.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says special interests spent more than $15.6 million last year trying to influence Nebraska state government officials.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says there has been a surge in mumps cases related to an outbreak at Midland University in Fremont.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An apartment complex will be built on the site of an old Omaha church.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mike Harper, who is credited with transforming ConAgra from a struggling grain company into a giant food conglomerate, has died in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man is in critical condition following a stabbing in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's plans to outsource the design work for its catalog and advertising, but the outdoor gear seller says the move wasn't triggered by its ongoing strategic review.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Commission has fired its executive director in the wake of a blistering state audit that found questionable spending and a lack of oversight within the agency.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man was injured when he was shot while standing on a second-floor balcony at an Omaha apartment building.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade's CEO plans to sell up to 100,000 company shares as he prepares to retire later this year, but the sales represent a small part of his 2.1 million shares in the online brokerage.

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