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Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center is one of 60 hospitals nationwide taking part in a clinical trial for a new heart pump device.

NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they're seeking a man who disarmed a police officer in northeast Nebraska, pointed the gun at the officer and then ran.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off their 2016 session with an expected focus on property taxes, prisons and a looming state budget shortfall.

PERCIVAL, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a western Iowa resident was charged with assault after using racial slurs and spraying diesel fuel on a man at a convenience store.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A veteran prosecutor and Nebraska state senator want the veil of secrecy lifted from grand jury investigations into police shootings.

A four-year-old girl is Omaha’s first homicide of 2016.

The Omaha Public Schools board could vote in two weeks on the first changes to the district’s sex education curriculum in 30 years.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants to extend a one-cent sales tax established in 2008 to make improvements in school buildings by 20 years and to divert a portion of the money toward water quality projects.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Bellevue man accused of raping an unconscious 16-year-old girl has been given nine to 10 years in prison.

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