Douglas County Treasurer, John Ewing, Jr. is the guest speaker for UNMC’s Martin Luther King Day event.
Governor Dave Heineman’s budget request includes additional state aid for K-12 schools.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A leader of Iowa's public universities is praising Gov. Terry Branstad for supporting funding to pay for their plans to freeze tuition rates for in-state undergraduate students.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court says a jury should be allowed to decide whether Creighton University discriminated against a deaf medical school student.
The Omaha Symphony’s More than Music program recently received a grant from the League of American Orchestras.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is unveiling a budget proposal that includes plans to substantially cut Iowa's commercial property taxes.
Governor Dave Heineman wants to eliminate Nebraska’s individual and corporate income taxes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Senate Democrat says he will back President Barack Obama's choice of Chuck Hagel for the top job at the Pentagon.
PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his stepdaughter on the front porch of her mother's home in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.
Community involvement is the goal of a two-part Omaha Performing Arts outreach event that begins Tuesday.