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Mayor Jean Stothert will present the annual State of the City via Facebook Live today at 2:00 p.m.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A partnership between the city of Omaha and the Empowerment Network hopes to have jobs for a record number of teenagers this summer to teach life and employment skills.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents with major or multiple felony drug convictions could qualify for federal food assistance under a bill that would repeal the state's current ban.

On Monday, February 20th, there will be a Light the Way event at 5:30.

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art is the newest exhibit at the Joslyn Art Museum.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers like to ridicule Washington for its gridlock and partisan bickering. They often insist that East Coast politicians should learn the "Nebraska way" of finding pragmatic, common-sense solutions.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved more than $137 million in cuts from the state budget in the fiscal year that runs through June 30.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company nearly quadrupled its investment in Apple to over 57 million shares during the last three months of last year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has proposed adding two additional members to a commission that regulates railroads, landline telephones and pipelines.

The new Iowa West Field House opened last month and is located in the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs.

As part of its Leadership Exchange Event series, ICAN will be holding a 7 x 7 x 7 event tomorrow night in Lincoln.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission wants anglers to check the thickness of the ice before venturing out to catch a few fish this winter.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Small groups of protesters gathered outside Planned Parenthood clinics in western Iowa's Council Bluffs, as wells as Lincoln, Nebraska, on Saturday as part of a nationwide movement to urge Congress and President Donald Trump to strip the agency of all federal funding.

Cheril Lee, KIOS’ News Director, sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about an upcoming topping out event and progress at Nathan Hale Middle School.

  

  

In honor of National Engineering Week, February 19th through the 25th, OPPD’s Society of Engineers is hosting its annual Marshmallow Challenge.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A grand jury has been presented with a 3-D reproduction of the scene where a man was shot to death by a Lincoln police officer.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A public defender says someone should have stopped an Omaha hearing before a judge sentenced an apparently intoxicated woman who, minutes later, tested out 5½ times the legal limit to drive.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about the superintendent search and school vouchers.

  

  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County assessor says she's considering options to ease the costly pain of big jumps in property valuations for taxes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have started a new search for lethal injection drugs and are backing a proposal that would allow them to conceal a supplier's identity after voters reinstated capital punishment last year.

UNO’s College of Information, Science & Technology is offering an IT Academy Thursday, February 16th and Friday, February 17th.

It is getting close to time to start thinking about 2017 summer camps, and Kaneko has received a $20,000 grant through the Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund of the Tides Foundation to use on their summer STEM-based summer camps.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An investigation into allegations that members of a fraternity made vulgar comments during the Women's March in Lincoln last month has led the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to suspend the school's Phi Gamma Delta chapter.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Educators, attorneys and disability rights advocates are speaking out against a bill that would allow Nebraska teachers to physically restrain disruptive students.

Taxes are due this year on April 18th instead of the 15th since the 15th is a Saturday and the 17th is Emancipation Day, which is celebrated in Washington DC.

The Sixty-Eighth Annual Omaha Public Schools All-City Music Festival will air Sunday February 12th at 2:00 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting his property tax proposal as a major change to the way agricultural land is valued even though the state's largest farm groups say it doesn't do enough to help them.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has renewed the state's perennial effort to allow many motorcyclists to ride without helmets.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have rescued a man who jumped into the Missouri River from a pedestrian bridge that connects Omaha with Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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