General News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It's time to spring forward again, as the country makes the switch to daylight-saving time.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Hollywood actor and an Internet entrepreneur have donated money to Iowa and Nebraska classrooms in an education philanthropy website's effort to fulfill wish lists of teachers across the country.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska attorney general's office says the agency that runs Century Link Center and TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha may keep some secrets.

The UNO Criss Library’s patron services staff had been talking for a while about doing something for the military members and civilian contractors from Offutt Air Force Base.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school district could get its own drug dog to sniff lockers and patrol hallways during random searches next school year.

A public art project meant to celebrate the legacies of Omaha’s fallen police officers is based on a similar project in Chicago.

Rose White, Public Affairs Director for AAA Nebraska, says in the last 10 days, motorists in the state have seen a substantial jump in gas prices.

Father Daniel Hendrickson, president of Creighton University, was the guest speaker at February’s Omaha Press Club Noon Forum. Hendrickson started on July 1, 2015, succeeding Father Timothy Lannon.

The 2016 ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference takes place Wednesday, April 6th at CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

KANEKO’s Great Minds Series continues on Thursday, March 3rd from 7 to 9 pm with a presentation from Tyrone Hayes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man found dead in his car in January died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

The Visiting Nurse Association’s annual Art & Soup fundraiser takes place February 21st at the Embassy Suites in La Vista from 2 to 5 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Several city and county departments have seen their fuel budgets drop with unleaded gasoline below $2 a gallon at most Lincoln-area gas stations.

During the US Army Corps of Engineers’ monthly call with media, Jodi Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division, said flood control remains the corps’ primary consideration.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Twelve Nebraska cities and one regional utility have decided not to sign new 20-year contracts to buy electricity from the Nebraska Public Power District.

After taking a year off for ramp construction, The Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show returns to Offutt Air Force Base July 30th and 31st.

United Way of the Midlands is winding down its Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Service this weekend.

The Nebraska State Patrol recently received a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

The annual Kids Count in Nebraska Report was released today. The report looks at five areas of child well-being: health, education, child welfare, juvenile justice and economic stability.

During the Corps’ monthly call with media, Jody Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division, gave an update on current reservoir operations. 

Researchers from UNO’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies recently released a report focused on the demographic makeup of Latinos throughout the city of Omaha.

ACCESSNebraska’s timeliness in processing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program applications has earned them a ranking of 32nd nationally out of 53.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a federal discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee at a Lincoln pharmaceutical plant.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Public Service Commission has ordered that taxi companies cannot force elderly and disabled people whose rides are paid for by Medicaid to share taxis with others.

The Emerald Ash Borer, a beetle native to Asia first showed up in the US in 2002 in Michigan.

Omaha Public Schools is taking over the management of the SummerWorks program, which was previously run by UNO.

Heartland Hope Mission provides more than just food.  They also offer clothing, hygiene and special holiday programs as well as financial classes and job information.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern railroad says Canadian Pacific's latest takeover offer is still "grossly inadequate" and unlikely to be approved by federal regulators.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa company has won a $1.75 million contract to repair habitat for an endangered fish in northeast Nebraska.