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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska zoo plans to open a sperm bank and breeding facility for tigers at the zoo's nearby conservation park.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County's top prosecutor has scheduled a news conference to reveal his findings regarding Omaha police officers' actions in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times.

The Omaha Press Club’s most recent Noon Forum centered on Education in Nebraska, specifically the debate between school choice and charter schools.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attempts by Omaha leaders to upgrade 300 miles of substandard residential streets have opened old wounds between the City Hall and residents of a former city that was annexed into Omaha.

The Metropolitan Utilities District is working to replace 354 miles of cast iron gas mains by the year 2027.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Officials and merchants in Council Bluffs hope a $5.7 million development in the western Iowa city's key commercial district may help attract businesses from Omaha, Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A handful of teenagers guided by professional architects have come up with a plan for one of Omaha's most historic yet evolving urban strips.

Three students and one teacher from Benson High Magnet School will be traveling overseas next month for a robotics competition.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a post-conviction appeal by a death-row inmate who helped carry out one of the deadliest bank shootings in U.S. history.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.9 percent in June.

A recent study published in the “Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency,” indicates positive correlations between head injuries in childhood and delinquent behavior later in life.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved a special occupation tax for the under-construction Capitol District.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who'd worked at an Omaha wine and spirits store has taken a plea deal in a gift-card scheme.

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Jul 20, 2017

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reminds people to be careful during hot weather by taking some safety precautions.

Omaha recently made USA Today’s list of the top 15 most inspiring cities for young artists -- only one of several high rankings Omaha has received in the area of arts and culture. 

The Utility Line Program at Metropolitan Community College prepares students to enter the power line lineman industry.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade will release its quarterly earnings report Tuesday morning.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's secretary of state wants to know more about how a federal commission plans to use voter information before he provides it.

Domestic violence remains a serious public health issue in this country. 

Rob Dickson, Executive Director of Information Management Services at Omaha Public Schools, says about 18 months ago, OPS was looking at projects for its two turnaround programs at Wakonda and Kennedy Elementary Schools.

After being a finalist for three out of the last four years, the City of Council Bluffs has won the award of All-American City, recognizing the community's success in the area of early literacy.  

Omaha Performing Arts will present Jazz on the Green tonight at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing. The  headliner is salsa band Hector Rosado y Su Orquesta Hache!

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police are warning Lincoln residents of a phone scam coming from a number that appears to belong to city mayor's office.

Since the first week of May, Dr. Jeffrey Gold has been serving as chancellor for both UNMC and UNO.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has reopened a portion of a new children's playground that was closed when a girl seriously injured a leg on it over the weekend.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is kicking off a tour of businesses throughout the state in the build up to a state economic development summit later this week.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's occupational licensing requirements will continue to face scrutiny from advocates and lawmakers who view some as unnecessary barriers to creating more jobs.

The Omaha Public Schools Summer Meals program will continue through July 28th -- providing free meals to children aged 1 through 18. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska attorney general's office is warning the public about a Florida-based company that officials say is running an insurance scam.

RAVENNA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska community has developed 125 lakeside campsites for people journeying to see the total eclipse of the sun next month.

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