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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its decision last month giving six people wrongly convicted of a 1985 murder another chance at suing officials who prosecuted them.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Back-to-school shoppers could save some money in Nebraska if a bill in the Legislature becomes law.

United Way of the Midlands is winding down its Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Service this weekend.

Governor Pete Ricketts wants Nebraska lawmakers to act on tax reform and transportation issues this legislative session.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The leadership of a statewide association that sets policies for high school extracurricular activities and sports in Nebraska has adopted a gender participation policy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha mosque has again been targeted by vandals.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in north-central Omaha.

The accident occurred a little before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the woman stepped off a raised median in the center of a road into the path of the vehicle. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified her as 60-year-old Toni Squires, of Omaha. The vehicle driver was identified as 61-year-old Linda Jess, also of Omaha.

The accident is being investigated.

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President Barack Obama called on lawmakers Wednesday to put aside politics and focus on safety and opportunity for all Americans.

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two people involved in a brawl that left an Iowa principal and two others injured no longer face charges.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 25-year-old woman has been given three years of probation for setting fires in Council Bluffs.

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