DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of state budget experts is lowering Iowa revenue projections for the current fiscal year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An African-American assistant city prosecutor in Omaha is suing the city, saying she didn't get promotions and had to work in a hostile environment because of her race and gender.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — The Dodge County Board of Supervisors has appointed a new county assessor, following the resignation of the previous assessor in the wake of theft charges.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attorney representing an energy company planning a wind farm in Lancaster and Gage counties said proposed regulations may prevent the project from happening.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says the proposed redevelopment of Crossroads Mall has slowed because of a lack of an agreement on the city's contribution.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly three years after Nebraska's governor approved a route for the Keystone XL pipeline, the project developer is once again seeking state authorization for the same proposed path.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have announced an initiative to increase skilled labor in Iowa, but it's unclear how much the plan would cost or how it would be funded.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's dominant health insurer has agreed to start selling policies that will qualify for subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $35 million in federal grants to support farmers markets and other local farm programs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking for ways to bolster the state's rural emergency medical services, which rely heavily on volunteers despite difficult and time-consuming training requirements.