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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off debate on an industry-backed bill that would impose new regulations on fantasy sports websites.

Modern Streetcar Advocates is spreading the word about the benefits a streetcar could bring to Omaha, and their next meeting is tomorrow, January 18th, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Commerce Village.

UNO Medical Center's Dr. Daniel Murman chats with Mike Hogan on the latest regarding Alzheimer's treatment.

Emiliano Lerda, Executive Director, Immigrant Legal Center Chats with Mike Hogan “Live & Local” on Morning Edition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will start to sift through Gov. Pete Ricketts' budget plan

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Enrollment is up at the Omaha Public Schools' experiment in online learning at the Virtual School.

Creighton is kicking off its new Global Scholars Program this fall. 

OCP Artisitic Director Kimberly Faith Hickman Joins Mike Hogan "Live & Local on Morning Edition. 

(Omaha, NE)  --  A missing dog in Omaha is reunited with its owner in Texas

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials will target potential sex traffickers this year with more proactive law enforcement and an ad campaign at rest stops and other places where trafficking takes place.

The Salvation Army’s Night Watch program resumed for the winter on December 4th and has already served over 5400 meals.  

The Urban Abbey in the Old Market, with the motto “coffee, cause, communion,” celebrated its six-year anniversary this past November. 

Omaha North High School Senior Donnae Simmons joins us  with a story on Elijah and his furry friend Hawkeye.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has unveiled a new tax package that would boost credits for Nebraska residents who own homes and farmland, lower the state's top income tax rates and expand job-training programs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit advocacy group has asked Nebraska's State Board of Education to create a model policy for schools to assess and monitor students who have brain injuries.

George Joslyn loved to entertain in what is considered the “original man cave.” 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his proposed budget to lawmakers will prioritize K-12 public education, the state corrections department and services for people with developmental disabilities.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists in the state to prepare for a winter storm later this week that's expected to make driving dangerous.

What’s the key to being a successful mentor?  You just have to be willing to spend about four hours a month with your student and be open to teaching them new skills or exploring their interests. 

Mike Hogan from "Morning Edition - Live & Local" chats with Omaha Dance Project Artistic Director 

 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state veterans' care workers are receiving a 20 percent pay raise after recent surveys found their wages are lagging their peers in other states.

WASHINGTON (AP) — With hurricanes, wildfires, flooding, tornadoes and drought, America hit a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion.

Joan Squires, President of Omaha Performing Arts, was named a “Mover and Shaper” for 2017 by Musical America magazine.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group that supports families of those wounded or killed in combat is planning a 24-bed residential home in eastern Nebraska for wounded veterans who have no one to provide day-to-day care.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A $2 million gift from the estate of a former art student and football player has allowed the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to create an endowment fund.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation is asking people to share their wit, wisdom and wordplay in creating reminders for safe driving.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Using a drone to spy on neighbors, drop drugs into prisons or harass cows could lead to criminal charges under a new bill Nebraska lawmakers will consider later this year.

SNYDER, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says its bomb squad destroyed a live grenade found in a newly-bought truck in eastern Nebraska.

The Omaha Children’s Museum is one of three across the country to participate in a pilot program called Experiential Science for Families Affected by Autism.

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