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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax exemption under a bill passed by lawmakers.

The Better Business Bureau is warning everyone to check out charities asking for donations.

Omaha Police Department via Facebook

Flags will be at half-staff until dusk Monday in Omaha to honor a Police officer killed Wednesday in a shooting.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts now faces the decision to uphold or withdraw his predecessor's policy of denying drivers licenses to deferred-action youth.

(Updated 10:45 a.m.) Iowa Governor Terry Branstad: "I wish to extend my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Officer Kerrie Orozco. As a former military policeman, I am keenly aware of the dangers law enforcement face every single day on the job. Officer Orozco served with integrity and was a model peace officer. My thoughts and prayers are with her newborn daughter and her entire family.”

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The children of a Nebraska couple facing charges in connection with the deaths of a woman and 4-year-old boy will remain in state protective custody.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to limit mandatory minimum sentences for crimes like robbery, assault on a police officer and certain drug offenses will not pass in the Nebraska Legislature this year.

An Omaha Police officer and suspect are dead after a shootout Wednesday afternoon.

Governor Pete Ricketts says he’ll veto bills to repeal Nebraska’s death penalty and end mandatory minimum sentences for some crimes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Human traffickers could face harsher penalties and lawsuits under a new law signed by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts.

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