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Health officials say there’s a very low risk of contracting the Zika virus following a report of two cases in Nebraska.

SHENANDOAH, Iowa (AP) — Company officials say 250 hourly and salaried positions will be eliminated at the Eaton Vehicle Group plant in the southwestern Iowa city of Shenandoah.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says Nebraska groundwater is recovering from the drought that ran from early 2012 through summer 2013.

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A new administrator has been announced for the Beatrice State Developmental Center.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health officials say two travel-related cases of Zika virus have been reported in Nebraska.

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is offering the first financial support program in the University of Nebraska system for doctoral students centered on early childhood education.

Nebraska public health officials say the Zika virus poses very little threat to residents.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan on passing a bill next week that would halt Gov. Terry Branstad's plans to turn over management of the state's Medicaid program to three private companies.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would ban small, flame-powered paper air balloons in Nebraska is headed to a final vote in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Greater Omaha Packing Co. boiler room operator is suing the company, saying he wasn't paid for the half-hour lunch breaks he was never allowed to take.

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