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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy remains weak in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states even though it improved slightly in the past month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska senators who voted to abolish the death penalty say a recent analysis of the program's costs validates their argument that it's wasteful and ineffective.

Do Space will offer a Girls Who Code Club starting this fall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska could gain a competitive edge over nearby states by reducing its personal and corporate income tax rates while expanding its sales tax and eliminating some business tax credits.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha has committed $250,000 to continue its fight against a tree-killing insect.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A financial industry watchdog organization has fined former Nebraska quarterback Jerry Tagge for breaking rules about borrowing money from clients.

Eileen McDargh will present the second in ICAN’s series of four talks in its Leadership Exchange Speaker Series.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett warns that a website using his image to promote a work-from-home offer is a fraud.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Several Nebraska Republicans have agreed to serve on a new agricultural advisory committee for GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump, and one will serve as its chairman.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group that wants to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty in the November election has unveiled a website and online video to make its case to voters.

The United Way of the Midlands awarded Partnership 4 Kids a $50,000 grant for its Pathway Program.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of the death penalty have released an economic study estimating the cost of administering the severe penalty in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company is taking an even bigger bite of Apple stock and adding to its sizeable stake in Phillips 66.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha councilman wants the city to commit taxpayer dollars to a sports organization in which police officers work with at-risk youths.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Douglas County jury has convicted a 61-year-old man of murder in Omaha.

With local-area students returning to school this week or next, and with auto fatalities up more than 10% nationwide over last year, Rose White, Public Affairs Director for AAA Nebraska, reminds motorists to use extra caution in areas where children are going to and from school.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new effort to reduce violence and panhandling in Whiteclay is slowly taking shape, but some people say they won't be satisfied until the tiny Nebraska village stops selling beer near an Indian reservation plagued by alcoholism.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska wide receivers coach Keith Williams was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a car crash involving two vehicles early Sunday.

Last month’s Omaha Press Club Noon Forum focused on boxing champion and Omaha native Bud Crawford.   

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City say more borrowers raising livestock and row crops in Nebraska and surrounding states are struggling to repay loans as commodity prices stay low.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An investigative report from the State Fire Marshal's Office says Metropolitan Utilities District workers didn't mark the natural gas line that was breached and sparked a massive fire that destroyed a building in downtown Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say invasive zebra mussels have spread the entire length of the Missouri River in eastern Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has granted federal officials' request to seize assets of former TierOne CEO Gilbert Lundstrom.

A number of surveys over the past decade have listed Omaha’s as one of the top 10 US cities to live in, and a recent one published by the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, The Housing Trilemma, identifies Omaha as one of only three out of 100 with the “Trifecta.”  

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa side of a pedestrian bridge that connects Omaha, Nebraska, to Council Bluffs has reopened.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say on person was killed and one injured when a motorcycle collided with a semitrailer in western Douglas County.

A new report detailing the demographic and socioeconomic trends of Nebraska’s Latinos before, during and after the 2008 economic crisis was recently released by the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies at UNO.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a six-month prison sentence for a Nebraska man who was manufacturing fireworks and explosive devices in a shed behind his Ralston house.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been arrested, accused of poisoning four giant city-owned cottonwood trees near his home.

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