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A new study released by SeniorAdvice.com ranks Omaha in the top 10 most livable cities in America for seniors.

BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in the eastern Nebraska community of Bennington.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Blair police officer has sued the city for overtime he says he should be paid for taking care of his K-9 partner at home.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fire officials say an explosion that leveled an Omaha house and killed one person was an accident.

At the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency’s Heartland 2050 Summer Summit next Tuesday, featured speaker Jeff Speck will talk about how making cities more walkable is important to keeping them vital and viable. 

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A fire has all but destroyed an apartment building in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two mothers who have lost children to war are working with the city of Lincoln to erect a memorial that honors Nebraska soldiers who've died after 9/11.

Heartland Hope Mission received $55,000 in grant money from the United Way of the Midlands.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prison officials are planning a series of changes to reduce inmate crowding and improve working conditions for correctional employees.

Where are Nebraskans Moving? is the second of six policy briefs planned by the Platte Institute for Economic Research for their report, Removing Barriers in Nebraska.

Twins with a mission: sustainability

Jul 14, 2016

Well-known in the community for their role in making Omaha’s environmental health a priority, the Williams brothers keep busy educating themselves and others about sustainability.  With more, here's Omaha Public Radio News Intern, Krista Johnson...

Motor vehicle related fatalities are rising in the state according to preliminary data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's still nice, and it's also still home to the good life.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency, is accepting public input on the Heartland 2050 Draft Action Plan through the end of the month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The city of Omaha has temporarily stopped grinding some neighborhood streets into dirt roads as officials decide whether to pay for repairing those streets instead.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating an officer who said in a Facebook post that the Black Lives Matter movement is racist and is against white officers.

United Way of the Midlands just received a $10,000 grant from the Kum & Go Company to help kids improve their reading skills.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha taxpayers would subsidize the construction of a new University of Nebraska Medical Center training facility under a new funding plan.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A year after bird flu forced fairs across Iowa to cancel poultry shows, the competitions are returning this summer.

Why Growing Nebraska Matters is the first of six policy briefs in a new series focused on Economic Barriers that Block Nebraska’s Path to Job & Population Growth.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska government officials are touting their commitment to state employees who serve in military reserve units.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police made arrests on a variety of alcohol related charges during the College World Series.

The Offutt Air Show returns at the end of July

Jul 5, 2016

July 30th and 31st, Offutt Air Force Base will host their 25-50-75 Offutt Anniversary Air Show.

The Omaha Police Department will host a Metro Area Fireworks/Gun Amnesty Day on Saturday, July 9th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Protect your pets from the fireworks this weekend

Jul 1, 2016

With Independence Day approaching quickly, fireworks will be heard throughout the city all weekend long.

The 4th of July weekend will be filled with celebrations. 

AAA expects an increase in travelers this weekend

Jun 29, 2016

AAA is anticipating big travel crowds for this upcoming holiday weekend.

The Iowa West Foundation’s Board of Directors approved more than $5 million in grants and initiatives for 19 nonprofits and government organizations in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The company that wanted to build the Keystone XL pipeline is seeking $15 billion in damages from the federal government after the Obama administration rejected the Canada-to-Texas project.

With temperatures and utility costs rising, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services wants people to know that help is available for those who meet the income criteria.

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