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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Changes have been announced at Omaha's Eppley Airfield as crews prepare to build a new six-story parking structure.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln's bike share program will likely begin this fall with 100 bikes and 17 stations across downtown and its university campuses.

Creighton University is the most beautiful college in Nebraska.  That’s according to Travel and Leisure magazine.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Construction is expected to start soon on a new addition for Omaha Central High School that boosters say will retain the historic downtown building's charm while providing more space for music, art and a state-of-the-art library.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — City officials and developers in rural Nebraska are closely watching a measure being considered in the Legislature that would create housing grants, but they acknowledge it won't solve the problem of a dearth of workforce housing in small towns.

The City of Council Bluffs was recently awarded a $20,000 Trees Please! Grant from MidAmerican Energy.

April is Earth Month at UNO. 

At Project Harmony’s annual luncheon, they will recognize three individuals whose work has improved the lives of children in our community.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Prolonged protests in North Dakota have failed to stop the flow of oil through the Dakota Access pipeline, but they've provided inspiration for protests against pipelines around the country.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Endurance athletes are invited to sign up for a 191-mile race down the Cowboy Trail in May.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bridge in Lincoln is being renamed in honor of a National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan.

The Iowa West Foundation recently awarded 6.5 million dollars in grants and initiatives in its most recent cycle.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The demolition and relocation of the Omaha Salvation Army's Renaissance Center is expected to allow more space for its new nearby facility to thrive.

Joe Reardon, President and CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, will be the guest speaker Thursday at the Heartland 2050 Winter Summit.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new nonstop flight from Omaha's airport to the West Coast has been announced.

The average credit score in the city of Omaha is 682.  The city ranks #10 in a list of large cities when it comes to high credit scores.  San Francisco is #1 with an average credit score of 712.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters and others have freed a worker trapped for nearly seven hours in a deep trench in west Omaha.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue City Council has voted to seek money for a 90-foot observation tower as part of a $1.7 million Missouri River research station the University of Nebraska at Omaha wants to build.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln officials are looking at installing playground equipment for adults, prompted by a resident who brought home the idea from a trip to China.

The Council Bluffs Wi-Fi Consortium recently announced the launch of its 3rd phase of B-Link, the Bluffs Community Wi-Fi project.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say people who use Omaha's airport soon can fly nonstop to Miami.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Air Force Reserves will qualify for military honor license plates under a new Nebraska law.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Douglas County grand jury is recommending all law enforcement officers be equipped with body cameras.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is celebrating 150 years of statehood with a series of tributes to its history and culture.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A financial assessment estimates it would cost $156 million to build and equip a streetcar line in Omaha and about $7.5 million annually to operate the line.

The Visiting Nurse Association is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its annual Art & Soup fundraiser this weekend.

SIDNEY, Iowa (AP) — At least three students have been injured in a collision between a school bus and a pickup truck near the front of a school in southwest Iowa.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit by a Papillion man who says he was unlawfully detained and wrongly treated as an illegal immigrant by Sarpy County officials.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has cleared the way for a lead and copper mining company's lawsuit against Union Pacific over lead pollution to move forward.

Easter Seals Nebraska is currently holding registration for its summer camp. Jami Biodrowski, Program Director for Camp, Respite & Recreation, says the camp serves people with any disability, from 5 years old and up. 

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