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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the Nebraska prison system by a man convicted of first-degree murder in four Omaha shooting deaths in 2013 has been dismissed.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says more groups than ever are turning to lobbyists to try to exert influence in the Nebraska Legislature, but spending on specific lawmakers remains difficult to track.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The governor has eight applicants to consider when filling an open seat representing an Omaha district in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature's fiscal office says state government continues to have a healthy cash reserve, with a projected balance of nearly $729 million.

Omaha’s Police and Fire Departments will both add personnel in 2016 if Mayor Jean Stothert’s budget proposal is approved.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska National Guard is arming more of its personnel after last week's shooting in Tennessee that killed five service members.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is planning to interview 300 employees as part of a "culture study" to make changes within the problem-plagued agency.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A building that's now occupied by a defense contractor likely will serve as Bellevue's new City Hall by late 2016.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than projected in the fiscal year that ended on June 30.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says a Democratic effort to hold a special legislative session to override his budget vetoes will not succeed.

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