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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

UNO’s Office of Latino and Latin American Studies, also known as OLLAS, recently received a $25,000 grant from the Iowa West Foundation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska education member is refusing to leave office despite a vote from his colleagues that called for his resignation after racist content appeared on his blog.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — An employment workshop will be held before next month's hiring fair in Bellevue for veterans, service members and military spouses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Security cameras that have been watching over Lincoln's downtown bar scene haven't produced anything useful in the police fight against crime over the past year.

Omaha Performing Arts had a $40 million economic impact on our community last year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A national advocacy group has ranked Nebraska and Iowa among the nation's worst in enacting safer driving laws.

Metropolitan Area Planning Agency’s Council of Officials unanimously approved the Heartland 2050 Vision earlier this month.

A recent study conducted by Dr. Maya Khanna, Associate Professor of Psychology at UNO, focused on lead poisoned children living in Eastern Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline has taken its first steps in Nebraska since the state's high court cleared the way for the planned route.