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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Supreme Court Justice Michael McCormack is set to retire after 18 years of service.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's courts and office of probation administration say a report that is critical of what was called a lack of progress on juvenile justice reform is inaccurate.

The Governors of 27 states, including Nebraska and Iowa, say their states won’t accept Syrian refugees following terrorist attacks in Paris.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Army National Guard is planning to offer new training and job opportunities to many of its soldiers as it launches the biggest overhaul of its services in 20 years.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has joined a federal lawsuit that challenges new federal rules on the oversight of smaller waterways, tributaries and wetlands.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature is looking into how state-funded benefit programs may be changed to allow recipients to advance their jobs.

The Douglas County Department of Corrections will open a veterans housing unit this weekend.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad met with a top federal official in Washington to promote Iowa's Medicaid privatization effort, which has come under scrutiny over the speed of the transition.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa National Guard is hoping to increase the number of women in the ranks.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials plan to put more emphasis on the economic benefits of roads projects when deciding which ones will get funding.