Douglas County Election Commissioner Brian Kruse predicts a voter turnout for the 2016 Statewide Presidential General Election of 70% in Douglas County.

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Student loan company Nelnet is delaying the release of its earnings report while it reviews a new accounting standard for its loans.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state official who is coordinating Nebraska's response to human trafficking is retiring later this month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers and their staffs can no longer use the state's secure network for personal business under a new policy approved by a legislative committee.

The Omaha Professional Fire Fighters Association reminds you to replace the batteries in your smoke alarm when you change your clocks for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday.

During the lead up to the election, most voters have had the opportunity to hear a lot about the candidates running for president, but what about those running in the local races?

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The bus system that serves Omaha and neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa, will be giving free rides to the polls next week.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who helped another man rob a 76-year-old woman at Omaha's St. Cecilia Cathedral has been given six to eight years in prison.

The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors approved almost $5 million dollars this quarter in grants and initiatives funding.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dozens of Nebraska home-schoolers are forging a new educational path at Omaha's Virtual School.

A lot of the controversy over prostate cancer screening tests started several years ago when the US Preventative Services Task Force came out with a recommendation saying men should not be screened for prostate cancer.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An unseasonably warm week has aided farmers in getting crops out of fields in Iowa and Nebraska although both states remain slightly behind the five-year average.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dozens of Nebraska home-schoolers are forging a new educational path at Omaha's Virtual School.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy will continue slowing in nine Midwest and Plains states, in part because of manufacturing weakness.

A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association indicates teen-involved crash fatalities increased 10% in 2015.  In Nebraska, they increased 20%. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company is planning to release its third-quarter earnings report on Friday afternoon.

Last Day for Early Voting Approaches

Oct 31, 2016

Omaha, Nebr. - The deadline for voters to vote an early voting ballot in person at the Election Commission is Monday, November 7, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Open enrollment season is here for both the National Health Insurance Marketplace as well as for employers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale is pulling a set of public service announcements off the air amid criticism that they could mislead voters about a death penalty ballot measure.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former doctor has been convicted in the revenge killings of four people, including the 11-year-old son of a faculty member he blamed for his firing 15 years ago from an Omaha medical school's pathology residency program. 

Miller Park Elementary School, in the OPS school district, has enjoyed a 100% attendance rate for their parent/guardian report card conferences for the past seven years.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican vice presidential hopeful Mike Pence is set to make a campaign stop in Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says the budget he proposes to lawmakers next year won't raise taxes and will slow the growth of state government.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jurors are set to resume deliberations for a second day in the murder trial of a former doctor charged with killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

Kids will be trick-or-treating next Monday night and Jason Kerkman, Safe Kids Nebraska Coordinator for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, wants them to be safe when they do.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A public service message to reduce possible confusion about Nebraska's death penalty ballot measure is set to air on radio stations throughout the state.

Metropolitan Community College’s CDL Class-A Truck Driving Program now takes just six weeks to complete.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha health systems plan to create a network for pediatric clinical trials.