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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has announced its plan to accept an African elephant from the Toledo Zoo in Ohio.

Retired Vice-Admiral Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th United States Surgeon General, will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 Trauma Symposium next Friday, June 16th at the Hilton Omaha Hotel. 

SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Soccer Association is investigating how a youth soccer tournament's organizers disqualified a team after misidentifying an 8-year-old girl as a boy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state regulators have shut down an Omaha day care and authorities have cited two employees for child neglect.

On August 21st a total solar eclipse will occur. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska school district has a new program to help refugee students deal with the trauma that made them flee their home countries.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is shuffling his staff as an aide switches to a new role on his re-election campaign.

Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing starts July 6th and runs Thursdays through August 10th. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A six-block district that's had a 125-year history as a yard for lumber and supplies is nearing the finish of a dramatic transformation into offices, retailers and apartments.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is auctioning off a private lunch in the hopes of raising millions of dollars more for a charity helping the homeless in San Francisco.

The United Way of the Midlands will co-host a symposium this Thursday, June 8th , entitled Addressing Poverty from a Multigenerational Perspective.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest a slight decline in the economic conditions for nine Midwest and Plains states.

Emma Seilstad, a student from Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs, recently received the first-ever Kerrie Orozco Memorial Scholarship. 

The VNA’s Senior Speaker Series continues with “Dinner for One: Adding Mealtime Appeal” on Thursday, June 8th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Temporary nighttime closures have been scheduled for three Interstate 80 interchanges in Lincoln.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Tribe leaders and language instructors are gaining optimism after worrying about the uncertain future of their native language.

Heartland 2050 is offering mini-grants to fund special projects that align with its Regional Vision and Action Plan.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man convicted of killing four people in Omaha in 2013 was sentenced to death Tuesday by a three-judge panel.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska regents this week likely will decide how much students will contribute in higher tuition to help close a university budget gap.

Anthony Pocevicius is a senior at Bryan High School.  He has only been studying welding in the OPS Career Center for a year but absolutely loves it.  Part of the fun lies in the variety.  Anthony says students can learn three different types of welding in the program...

Omaha Symphony Maestro Thomas Wilkins says from now until 2020 when he leaves the symphony, one of his primary goals is revisiting favorite pieces as well as conducting repertoire he’s always wanted to do.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University plans to cut about 60 nonteaching positions at the Omaha Jesuit institution.

When it opens in early June, the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center will be able to offer patients clinical trials and treatment options not available elsewhere in the state, since it will be the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Nebraska.

Former Vice-President Joe Biden spoke at the Center’s ribbon-cutting ceremony this week, calling it “a remarkable facility,” and saying he hopes other institutions will follow the lead of UNMC and Nebraska Medicine.

Midtown Crossing kicks off its brand new Turner Park Night Market tonight from 6-10 p.m.

Omaha Gives!, a 24-hour online giving challenge, came to a close at midnight last night, ending another successful event for the organizer and the local nonprofits who will benefit.

Loessfest 2017 kicks off Friday, May 26th with a concert featuring KC and the Sunshine Band and special guest, Bluffett, a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band. 

Nebraska Appleseed and the Nebraska Department of Education are concerned that so few eligible Nebraska schools are taking advantage of the Community Eligibility Provision, part of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Private school administrators, parents and advocates say they'll keep pushing Nebraska lawmakers to pass school choice legislation next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator is vowing to launch a statewide ballot drive to lower property taxes if lawmakers don't address the issue next year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says cuts to farm subsidies and other rural programs outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal will likely be "perceived as unfair cuts" by constituents and Congress.

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