General News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld a decision to return a baby to its biological parents, who had given up the child in 2013 to friends who could not have children of their own.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state's Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to end Medicaid benefits that had helped a woman care for her profoundly disabled daughter at home for more than a decade.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A company says noise rules being drafted in Lancaster County are so restrictive they would discourage wind farms from being developed there.

The Bed is Dead

May 6, 2015

The Bed is Dead is a social media-based campaign focused on raising awareness among teenagers about the link between indoor tanning and the appearance of skin cancers.       

A recent study by a UNO criminology professor found that TV viewing does not cause social problems.

A recent Food Research and Action Center survey found that more than once in the past year, 12.8% of Nebraska families didn’t have enough money to put food on the table.

Omaha residents will have the opportunity to purchase produce, flowers, meats and cheeses from local vendors at the Omaha Farmer’s Markets starting this weekend.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit organization dedicated to building and managing public event venues in Omaha is writing a formal policy about the information it makes public amid transparency concerns.

Officials with the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority will vote Tuesday on a proposal requiring the organization to offer detailed information at public board meetings, including annual financial reports.

The City of Council Bluffs will hold its third in a series of public meetings tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 on the West Broadway Corridor Redevelopment Plan. 

AUBURN, Neb. (AP) — A Nemaha County commissioner is defending his colleague who publicly apologized for using a racial slur during a Thursday board meeting in Auburn.