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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has filed a complaint in U.S. District Court that challenges the constitutionality of a Nebraska law that prohibits some criminals from possessing deadly weapons.

Heartland Hope Mission received $55,000 in grant money from the United Way of the Midlands.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific railroad will release its second-quarter earnings report Thursday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney's office for Nebraska says nine former members of the Winnebago Tribal Council have been indicted on 11 federal counts related to misappropriation of tribal money.

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus this year in western Nebraska's Scotts Bluff County.

Mayor Stothert talks 2017 budget

Jul 21, 2016

On Tuesday, Mayor Jean Stothert introduced the city budget for 2017 while noting her kept promise to get the city’s finances under control.

Artists from all over the world are given the opportunity to apply for The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts’ artist-in-residency program.  Each program lasts about three months. With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prison officials are planning a series of changes to reduce inmate crowding and improve working conditions for correctional employees.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is expected to speak to Republican delegates from Indiana while attending the party's national convention in Cleveland.

Dr. Sam Sanderson, Research Associate Professor in UNMC’s Pharmaceutical Sciences department, recently received a $2.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade will report its third-quarter earnings Tuesday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has agreed to buy a New York firm that offers medical liability insurance.

Where are Nebraskans Moving? is the second of six policy briefs planned by the Platte Institute for Economic Research for their report, Removing Barriers in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A sharp downturn in state revenue will force Nebraska lawmakers to make tough decisions next year, but legislative leaders say they still have options available to balance the budget.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is looking for a company to give a college entrance exam that would replace the bundle of state accountability tests taken by high school juniors each year.

A third case of travel-related Zika, a mosquito-borne virus, was reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investigators have been told a prison caseworker provided a cellphone to a prisoner who later escaped with another inmate from the Lincoln Correctional Center.

UNO’s recent $2.2 million grant from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) allows its Center for Afghanistan Studies, along with the School of Communication, to help two Afghan universities develop new Communication Studies departments.

The Shelterbelt Theatre is wrapping up its 23rd season with a program called “Shattering the Glass: A Celebration of Women in Theatre”.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — CSX believes profits will decline for rest of the year as volume continues to slow.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former federal prosecutor in Nebraska has settled her sex discrimination lawsuit against government officials.

Twins with a mission: sustainability

Jul 14, 2016

Well-known in the community for their role in making Omaha’s environmental health a priority, the Williams brothers keep busy educating themselves and others about sustainability.  With more, here's Omaha Public Radio News Intern, Krista Johnson...

Motor vehicle related fatalities are rising in the state according to preliminary data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods is providing additional details about its plans to spin off its frozen potatoes business.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The City Council has rejected a proposal that would have let the council block demolition of historically significant Omaha buildings.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's still nice, and it's also still home to the good life.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency, is accepting public input on the Heartland 2050 Draft Action Plan through the end of the month.

WeBop gets preview at Omaha Performing Arts

Jul 13, 2016

Nine children aging from 3 to 5 years old gathered on a carpet with their parents, all strapped with mini saxophones and drums in the Holland Center last week to learn about jazz music.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A third travel-related case of the Zika virus has bene confirmed in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The city of Omaha has temporarily stopped grinding some neighborhood streets into dirt roads as officials decide whether to pay for repairing those streets instead.

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