General News

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln Electric System's new service center could cost more than double what officials first estimated when the project was announced in May 2014.

Close to 12 million out-of-town visitors spent $1.1 billion in Omaha last year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state official says the ride-hailing service Lyft paid $3,000 to settle a complaint filed by Nebraska regulators.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state senators are considering what to do with a century-old institution for the developmentally disabled.

The PRIME TIME Family Reading Program continues this Saturday at the Charles B. Washington branch of the Omaha Public Library, with “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.

Omaha will host its very own Urban Thinkers Conference November 16th and 17th at the Thompson Center at UNO.

The second annual IN the Neighborhood Conference takes place this Saturday from 8:30 to 4:30 at Metro’s South Omaha Campus.

WordCamp Omaha 2015 takes place October 10th and 11th at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Douglas County jury has awarded Omaha software developer Baldwin Hackett & Meeks Inc. $43.8 million in a lawsuit against a rival software firm.

Homeownership is down in Nebraska this year, and has steadily declined since 2008.