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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska groups that accept refugees from war-torn countries no longer have to worry about a bill that would have held them liable if one of the new arrivals commits a crime.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would impose statewide rules for police body cameras in Nebraska is stoking a debate over how and when the recordings should be made public.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of farms and ranches in Nebraska declined again last year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With Nebraska's ban on gay foster parents no longer in place, Christian placement agencies say they might be forced to choose between their religious beliefs and state funding.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa would have a better grasp of how many untested rape kits may be languishing at law enforcement agencies around the state under a bill advancing through the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal designed to expedite work on Nebraska roads projects is drawing a wide range of supporters, but some lawmakers are questioning their plan to pay for it.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of Iowa's Medicaid program has emphasized the state is ready to switch to private management on March 1, despite some remaining issues being monitored by federal officials.

A Creighton University law professor says the appointment of a new Supreme Court Justice shouldn’t wait until after the November election.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four finalists have been selected after a national search for a new chancellor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has decided to continue a business specialty court that began hearing cases in 2013 as a pilot project.

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