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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company added to its sizeable new investments in major airlines during the first quarter, and eliminated a stake in Twenty-First Century Fox.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has proposed a study looking at the possible merger of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have adopted resolutions affirming the state's support for refugees and young immigrants who qualify for Deferred Action for Child Arrivals.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found in a house basement after a standoff with officers in northeast Omaha.

In honor of National Bicycle Safety Month, AAA-The Auto Club Group recently announced that all membership levels will now include free bicycle service.

The Woodmen Tower will be lit up in black and white "zebra" stripes tonight (Monday) for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Awareness Month, which takes place in May.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific railroad is planning a number of events over the next two years to celebrate the effort to build the first transcontinental railroad.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As Nebraska lawmakers prepare to end their legislative session, many of the most high-profile bills have fallen by the wayside but are likely to emerge again next year.

The Nebraska Department of Labor recently trained twenty Nebraska Department of Corrections (NDCS) employees from across the state in a train-the-trainer program.  

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska filmmaker caught up in Iowa's film tax credits scandal has been acquitted at his third trial.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered Nebraska officials to reinstate an Omaha college student's Medicaid coverage.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans this week to talk about why he decided to stay on as superintendent.  He also answered questions from the Student Voices Council…

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A measure criticized as harmful to Nebraska's craft breweries has been defeated in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Aetna Health says it will be leaving the individual health plan market in Nebraska.

The search for a new chancellor for the University of Nebraska at Omaha has been put on pause indefinitely.

Paul Landow, Professor in the Political Science Department at UNO, says the mayoral race was a close, hard fought election.

Earlier this week, KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans to talk about potential busing concerns for next year, issues with the board and why he decided to stay on as superintendent for one more year...

This fall, Metropolitan Community College will open an MCC Express in the new Highlander Accelerator Building at 30th and Parker, part of the 75 North Project.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to amend the Nebraska constitution to require voters to present photo IDs is dead for the year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed an $8.9 billion, two-year state budget after a showdown over state spending and tax collections.

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Democrats have again fallen just short of an election victory as Heath Mello lost the Omaha mayoral race after a fierce debate within the national party over his anti-abortion views.

The Omaha Public Library and City of Omaha Parks & Recreation department are teaming up to offer a Community Resource Expo this evening.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The western Iowa sheriff's deputy who was killed during a jail escape is being remembered for the way he treated everyone with respect.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Convicted felons who finish their prison sentences will still have to wait two years before they can vote in Nebraska.

Approximately 90 hotels in and around the metro area have received training from the Coalition on Human Trafficking.

 

 

Former Nebraska State Senator Heath Mello says he began his career in public service more by accident than anything. Of course, the encouragement he received from his boss and then-senator Ben Nelson helped.

  

 

  

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — This year's Free Fishing and Park Entry Day in Nebraska is scheduled for May 20.

On that day, people may enjoy a Saturday of fishing or state park activities without the need to obtain fishing or park entry permits for the day.

The special day is held yearly on the Saturday preceding Memorial Day weekend. Anglers must observe all fishing regulations, and camping, lodging and all other user fees still apply at state park areas.

Visit OutdoorNebraska.org and check the online calendar for more details.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts' tax package may have failed this year, but some advocates and senators say they still hope to salvage property tax legislation in the session's final days.

As the city’s 51stmayor and the city’s first female mayor, Jean Stothert said she’s learned that leadership doesn’t come without its fair share of knocks.

  

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine have launched a new youth violence prevention program, Dusk to Dawn or D2D, which will be the only hospital-based program of its kind in Omaha.

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