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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Efforts to repair Nebraska's crumbling county bridges and complete the state's unfinished expressway system will get a funding boost from a new law backed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

This Thursday, the Omaha Police Foundation will present its 16th annual Omaha Police Officer of the Year Awards.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would allow immigrants granted temporary lawful status after coming to the country illegally to work in more than 170 professions.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has signed contracts to offer three health plans under the state's new integrated Medicaid managed care program.

CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska USDA Rural Development will be in Central City later this month to join other community around the state celebrating Earth Day.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says he will veto a bill that would allow state employees to receive per diem reimbursement for travel costs instead of reporting their actual expenses.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Officials have announced that Costco Wholesale Corp. is the company behind the proposed chicken plant in Dodge County.

University of Nebraska President, Dr. Hank Bounds is officially installed today, but he’s been on the job for a year now.  He’s talked with people across the state and learned that increasing the graduation rate and decreasing student debt is important to Nebraskans.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state's spending website could publish financial records from dozens more state agencies under a measure passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed the final piece of a property tax package championed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

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