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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An off-duty Omaha police officer needed surgery after being shot in the stomach while visiting a friend's home on the northwest edge of the city.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate inched up to 3.2 percent in August — a tenth of a point higher than the July rate.

A new report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine calls for changes in the area of family caregiving of elders, something it says nearly 18 million Americans are involved in.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers face a looming budget shortfall when they convene in January, but members of a key budget-writing committee say they still hope to boost funding for the state's problem-plagued prison system.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a task force will study Nebraska's education practices for teaching deaf students and recommend ways to improve them.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An off-duty Omaha police officer needed surgery after being shot in the stomach while visiting a friend's home on the northwest edge of the city.

Basetrack Live is a multimedia documentary theatre production.  The show will be onstage at the Orpheum Theatre, Friday, October 7th at 8:00 p.m.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has bought nearly 1 million more shares of oil refiner Phillips 66.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha city prosecutor wants an electronic system that would streamline the time it takes to obtain a judge's signature on a warrant seeking a blood test for suspected drunken drivers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bankers say weak farm income continues to weigh down the economy in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states.

UNO’s first theatrical production of the 2016-2017 season is “Shakespeare’s Dog.”

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's child welfare system is still struggling to serve the needs of its clients because of large caseloads and a lack of cooperation among agencies.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Groups are pushing for separate ballot measures that would decriminalize pot possession for personal use in Nebraska or would legalize marijuana entirely.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorney General Doug Peterson is taking new shots at a study that says Nebraska's death penalty costs $14.6 million per year, but the economist who conducted it is standing by his work.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Seven Midwest governors have sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking regulation changes intended to increase sales of gasoline blended with a higher percentage of ethanol.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a baby suffered only some scratches — and a big scare — in a fall from a second floor window in Omaha.

The purpose of the Heartland Workers Center’s Get out the Vote campaign is to increase voter turnout among Latinos in South Omaha. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Schools is testing a new grading scale makes it harder to pass a class.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has started its new fiscal year with lower-than-expected tax revenue for the first two months.

Nebraska students in 5th through 12th grades are invited to submit an entry into the seventh annual “Through Our Words: Creative Writing Contest in Spanish.”

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — City officials are considering letting bicyclists back on the sidewalks in downtown Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Conservative Republicans who want to unseat Nebraska lawmakers are finding a new ally in Gov. Pete Ricketts, who is actively working to elect like-minded senators who promise to stay true to their word.

On Wednesday evening, Omaha Public Schools was informed that a 5-year-old-student from Field Club Elementary School had not arrived home as of 6:00 p.m.  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American Indians challenging an oil pipeline that would cross four states have some legal advantages in a courtroom, particularly their tribe's status as a sovereign nation with long ties to the land in question.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school district's anti-discrimination policy will now cover gender identity and expression.

The Visiting Nurse Association will begin its Flu Immunization Clinics starting next Monday, September 12th.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS Superintendent Mark Evans last week to discuss some of the challenges the district is currently facing and how they are dealing with them as well as the positives such as student achievement and building improvements.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say this fall's enrollment has set a record for the University of Nebraska system.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Republican Party has filed a complaint against an Omaha state senator alleging he violated campaign regulations.

The 9th annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference & Exhibition takes place November 7th and 8th at the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel.

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