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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Costco Wholesale Corp. is seeking rezoning and annexation of some property south of Fremont where it can locate a chicken processing plant.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods is unloading another business by selling Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings to Givaudan for roughly $340 million.

The University of Nebraska’s Board of Regents meets tomorrow at 9:30 starting with committee meetings. The board meeting follows at 1:30.

ICAN, The Institute for Career Advancement Needs, has a new four-part speaker series, beginning tomorrow, May 25th. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska homeowners are being urged to be careful about hiring contractors to repair damage from recent storms.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska groups pushing for approval of medical marijuana in the state have decided to delay a petition drive to put the question on the ballot because of the time and expense required.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts took office promising to bring his business savvy to state government and remove obstacles that make it harder for companies to flourish in Nebraska.

Nebraska Medicine has been named to the 100 Great Hospitals List by Becker’s Hospital Review for the third year in a row.

Sheila Hicks: Material Voices is on view at Joslyn Art Museum June 5th through September 4th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and the state's leading agricultural groups are touting the benefits of a major trade deal proposed between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Census figures show that the Omaha suburb of Bellevue is Nebraska's fastest-growing city.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old woman have been arrested in connection to the death of a man found dead in northeast Omaha.

Loessfest 2016 kicks off Saturday, May 28th with a Run Loess Half Marathon and continues through Sunday, June 5th with a variety of concerts and family-friendly activities.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is proposing a budget that includes a 2.5 percent tuition increase as well as additional money for financial aid, employee salaries and economic development projects.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Death penalty opponents say the 10 men who were awaiting executions before lawmakers repealed the punishment last year will still spend the rest of their lives in prison.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha nonprofit has been awarded more than $1.4 million by the federal government to provide housing for the homeless in certain Nebraska counties.

The Omaha Press Club’s Noon Forum this month focused on Human Trafficking. More than a quarter of a million people are trafficked in the U.S. every year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge has dismissed a charge against a Minnesota man who admitted his intention to buy marijuana in Colorado.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new federal report says Nebraska's uninsured rate for adults younger than 65 declined over a two-year period.

The Creighton Global Initiative recently awarded $1.5 million to 30 different university projects.

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Safety regulators have proposed fining a Minnesota excavation company that was drilling in Omaha's Old Market area when a natural gas-fueled fire destroyed a building.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board has approved the purchase of textbooks and other materials that will be distributed for health and sex education classes starting this fall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Canadian-based company plans to replace sections of its Keystone pipeline so the company can begin pumping oil at higher pressure.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is encouraging Nebraska school boards to ignore an Obama administration directive urging schools to let transgender students use the bathroom which matches their gender identity.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A dead man has been found in northeast Omaha.

Hello Code is Omaha’s first free code school. The one month program is an introductory course for adults on web development.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Legislature could see a major shake-up next year.

A recent study by UNMC professor and HIV researcher, Dr. Howard Fox, and his collaborators, investigated something medical personnel have observed – that people with HIV seem to be getting age-related illnesses earlier than would be expected. 

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and internationally recognized pianist Kathryn Stott perform in recital at the Holland Center tomorrow evening at 7:30.

At yesterday’s OPPD board meeting, OPPD management made two major recommendations.

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