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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former city of Omaha employee who filed a federal lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and other wrongdoing in the Omaha Public Works Department will receive a $175,000 settlement.

Next week, Creighton University celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a series of free events that open to the public.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is marking the opening of a food pantry inside the student union on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Organizers say a new website is helping people determine which areas of need they can meet with their charity dollars in the Omaha metropolitan area.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials in Omaha and Council Bluffs, Iowa, are taking different approaches toward handling an expected infestation of an ash tree-killing insect.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says ride services haven't hurt taxi businesses across Nebraska.

In Fiscal Year 2016, Lutheran Family Services resettled 1,020 refugees from 12 countries, including Syria.

Heartland B-Cycle will partner with the City of Omaha to expand its bike sharing program across the city.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln has been cutting down young, healthy ash trees to save money for its battle against an insect invader.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is kicking off its 150th anniversary with four new initiatives to promote volunteerism, fitness, a sense of history and knowledge about the state.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The death penalty has been voted the top Nebraska story for 2016 by newspaper and broadcast members of The Associated Press and by AP staffers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The demolition of the Civic Auditorium on the north side of downtown Omaha raises a question: What's going up to replace it?

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Utility companies have restored power to most of their Iowa and Nebraska customers following the wet, windy weather on Christmas.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's population has topped 1.9 million for the first time ever, and the state's growth rate exceeded neighboring Iowa and matched the national rate.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's public bicycle-sharing system is set to nearly double in size by 2019.

This month's OPS Student Spotlight focuses on AIM award winner Grace Erixon,  a junior at North Omaha High School...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The struggle to recruit attorneys to rural areas hasn't let up despite several Plains states' efforts.

Beginning January 12th, new board members-elect, Craig Moody and Rick Yoder will take their seats on the OPPD board.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says programs designed to fight poverty in Nebraska aren't working together to address the problem from all possible angles.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ACLU of Nebraska says low-income offenders often can't pay fines and bail amounts assessed in the state's courts, effectively creating a debtor's prison.

For many, the holiday season is about giving back to others. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's life and the way he made his fortune as an investor will be the focus of a new documentary on HBO next year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest Census data raises new concerns about the brain drain in Nebraska because the state has been losing twice as many people who hold at least a bachelor's degree in recent years.

Since the week of Thanksgiving, OPPD has had 90 reports of scam phone calls.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Officials with Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha say the base's popular annual air show and open house set for next summer has been canceled.

Omaha is a language that has been endangered for decades and is currently struggling to add new speakers.

This Sunday, the Wells Fargo Family Festival offers the community the opportunity to visit six different venues across the downtown area.

Eighth through twelfth grade students are encouraged to enter the 16th Annual Teen Poetry Bash hosted at the W. Dale Clark Library downtown this Saturday.

The AIM award recognizes local talent and community builders in the technology community of Omaha.  Grace Erixon is the first high school student to win the award. 

The UNMC ice skating rink opened this past weekend and will remain open through February 5th.

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