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The Coalition on Human Trafficking is working to train hotel and motel employees to recognize the signs of sex trafficking.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator who left the Republican Party to mount a third-party campaign against incumbent Gov. Pete Ricketts has switched parties again.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa health agency is proposing to roll back requirements in its oversight of the state's privatized Medicaid program, a move that comes amid growing public scrutiny over the department's plans to improve the program.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A school district board in eastern Nebraska has voted to eliminate middle school French and German language classes.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The officials who manage the reservoirs along the Missouri River say the system is in good shape to handle this spring's runoff.

The Winter Item Drive of Alliance for a Better Omaha’s biannual Street Outreach Drive is underway through this Friday, February 16th. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A proposal for a new hotel in downtown Omaha has been approved by city planning officials, despite pleas from fans of the popular restaurant currently on the planned hotel

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers could open the door to self-driving cars and trucks this year with new legislation designed to attract the industry while maintaining public safety.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is asking his fellow senators to create an ethics board that would investigate complaints against members of the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents could gain a constitutional right to use medical marijuana under a proposed ballot measure pending before lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents could gain a constitutional right to use medical marijuana under a proposed ballot measure pending before lawmakers.

Creighton University has received a nearly $400,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  It will fund Finances First, a three-year research study to observe whether improving the financial status of low-income single mothers leads to better physical health as well.

The Visiting Nurse Association will host its annual Art & Soup fundraiser Sunday, February 25th.

Omaha Performing Arts will present An American in Paris onstage at the Orpheum Theatre beginning Tuesday, February 13th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to overturn Nebraska's prairie dog management law could surface again in this year's legislative session after an earlier effort failed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is planning to move its health clinic and administrative offices from Omaha to a campus southwest of the city in an effort to offer health care services to more people.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State lawyers representing Gov. Kim Reynolds say lawmakers lack the legal standing to bring a lawsuit challenging her use of a reserve fund to plug a budget hole.

Hal France, conductor of Opera Omaha's latest offering, "Falstaff" is live in studio with Mike Hogan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has revoked an honorary admiralship from a University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor and lecturer who were involved in a protest against a conservative student group.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County Board has given approval needed to build a drive-in movie theater on farmland west of Omaha.

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Frank LaMere was the guest speaker at the last Omaha Press Club Noon Forum.

Omaha Symphony principal flutist Maria Harding joins Mike Hogan to discuss "Tango Romantico."

Jason Fischer's documentary, "Out of Frame: Unseen Poverty in the Heartland" screens tonight at the Ruth Sokolof Theater at 7:00 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal designed to ensure Nebraska abortion providers don't get federal money has opened a sharp divide between organizations that oppose abortion and those that support the right.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The debate over last summer's confrontation between a conservative student and a University of Nebraska-Lincoln lecturer prompted the new leader of a faculty group to resign.

WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE screens for one night only at the Dundee Theatre on Wednesday, February 21st at 7:00 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln City Council is expected to approve the spending of about $20 million for four new fire stations.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state audit has found numerous irregularities and poor accounting at Nebraska's three state colleges.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska residents could see their health insurance premiums spike in future years now that Congress has effectively repealed a legal requirement to purchase coverage, but advocates say it's too early to know by how much.