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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Greater Omaha Packing Co. boiler room operator is suing the company, saying he wasn't paid for the half-hour lunch breaks he was never allowed to take.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed an eastern Nebraska judge to serve on the state Supreme Court.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lancaster County judge has rejected a lawsuit challenging the death-penalty question going to Nebraska voters in November, but has also prevented a pro-death penalty group from being part of another suit challenging ballot wording.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County district judges have voted to challenge a colleague's ban on guns in his courtroom.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A disagreement over a Douglas County judge's controversial courtroom ban on guns continues after officers who refused to disarm weren't called to testify in court.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest U.S. Supreme Court ruling banning life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles is likely to have a limited effect in Nebraska.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has declined to halt Iowa's efforts to turn over management of its Medicaid program to private insurers.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — A judge has resentenced a man convicted of killing a 21-year-old Blair woman nearly 33 years ago.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its decision last month giving six people wrongly convicted of a 1985 murder another chance at suing officials who prosecuted them.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is pushing for a special new court that would focus on veterans.

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