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President Barack Obama will visit an Omaha family this afternoon before speaking at UNO.

The Nebraska State Patrol recently received a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is pushing for a special new court that would focus on veterans.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has told Iowa lawmakers he wants to invest more money in education and water quality initiatives for the upcoming fiscal year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 67-year-old Nebraska woman has been imprisoned for mail fraud.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an armed man has surrendered peacefully after a six-hour standoff with Omaha police.

The annual Kids Count in Nebraska Report was released today. The report looks at five areas of child well-being: health, education, child welfare, juvenile justice and economic stability.

It could be weeks before investigators can get in to what's left of a historic Old Market building following a weekend fire.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government collected about $14 million less than expected in December.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Public Health says flu activity is on the rise in Iowa. Three flu viruses are active in the state, including two types of influenza A and an influenza B strain, all of which are covered by this year's flu shots.

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