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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says ride services haven't hurt taxi businesses across Nebraska.

  The 10th annual Ultra Chic Boutique -- Max I. Walker's sale of cleaned and mended donated dresses and gowns – takes place on Saturday, January 28th from 9 to 3.  This year it will be in a new location, the Omaha Design Center at 15th and Cuming Street. 

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he doesn't plan to recommend tax cuts this session, dealing a potential blow to a key priority for the new Republican-majority Legislature.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Charles Grassley says he doesn't think he'll be condemned for moving quickly on a Donald Trump nominee for U.S. Supreme Court after refusing last year to hold hearings on President Barack Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland.

RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Young immigrants who want to learn English are getting help from other students in Ralston who also struggled to learn the language.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A former Council Bluffs candidate for mayor has been charged with stealing vending machines in Nebraska.

In Fiscal Year 2016, Lutheran Family Services resettled 1,020 refugees from 12 countries, including Syria.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a new session with 17 new members and a looming budget gap.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have chosen Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk as their new speaker.

Effective January 1st, Nebraska has made modifications in the administration of its Medicaid program by private insurance companies.   

All Nebraska Medicaid recipients who did not pick one of the available plans by December 1st were automatically enrolled in one.  Molly McCleery, Staff Attorney for the Health Care Access Program at Nebraska Appleseed, stresses that recipients who are not happy with their plan have 90 days to change.   

Jazz From Studio One will return to KIOS as a once a month jazz special beginning Thursday night at 8:00.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Among the issues facing the Legislature and its Executive Board as the 2017 session begins this week is where one of its members lives and whether he may remain a member.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man accused of threatening to stab someone with a syringe that he said held HIV-tainted blood has pleaded guilty to a reduced Iowa robbery charge.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Soaring numbers in a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest economic conditions are improving in nine Midwest and Plains states.

Heartland B-Cycle will partner with the City of Omaha to expand its bike sharing program across the city.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he's confident the state can reduce income and property taxes and balance the budget despite an $895 million projected revenue shortfall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Among the issues facing the Legislature and its Executive Board as the 2017 session begins this week is where one of its members lives and whether he may remain a member.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man accused of threatening to stab someone with a syringe that he said held HIV-tainted blood has pleaded guilty to a reduced Iowa robbery charge.

Dan Olsen has been named Chief of the Omaha Fire Dept

Dec 29, 2016

Mayor Jean Stothert has named Dan Olsen to become Chief of the Omaha Fire Department. Olsen has served as Interim Chief since May, following the retirement of Chief Bernie Kanger.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln has been cutting down young, healthy ash trees to save money for its battle against an insect invader.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is kicking off its 150th anniversary with four new initiatives to promote volunteerism, fitness, a sense of history and knowledge about the state.

An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since the 1970's, Toast of the Nation is the perfect audio compliment for the occasion. It's festive jazz you can party to, all night long.

The US Census Bureau released their latest population estimates for all states this month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The death penalty has been voted the top Nebraska story for 2016 by newspaper and broadcast members of The Associated Press and by AP staffers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The demolition of the Civic Auditorium on the north side of downtown Omaha raises a question: What's going up to replace it?

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Utility companies have restored power to most of their Iowa and Nebraska customers following the wet, windy weather on Christmas.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The mother of a Lincoln man killed by an Offutt Air Force Base guard during a police chase has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the guard and Air Force commanders.

Metropolitan Community College’s Foundation received a $40,000 community development grant from First National Bank of Omaha.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For a second time, an appeals court has overturned the fraud conviction of a Nebraska filmmaker caught up in Iowa's film tax credits scandal.

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