LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The percentage of Nebraska students deemed proficient in a statewide writing test dipped from 72 percent to 70 percent in the last year the state administered the much-maligned exam.
The latest stop in NASCAR’s version of the playoffs called The Chase took place at Kansas Speedway Sunday. That meant a business trip to Kansas City, Kansas, for Omaha psychologist Dr. Jack Stark. He’s someone who’s accustomed to being part of championship seasons. Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin explains.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An ex-exotic dancer says one of her former customers now on trial for the deaths of four people tied to an Omaha medical school told her he had killed "an old woman and a young boy."
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has given another $100,000 to a ballot campaign seeking to reinstate the death penalty after lawmakers abolished the punishment over his veto last year.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials are exploring how to use technology to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment for rural patients who must otherwise travel for hours to access behavioral health care.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska Republican Party official says the GOP is working to reschedule a campaign rally and political fundraiser with vice presidential candidate Mike Pence after both events were canceled.
UNO’s College of Information Science and Technology will host the 2016 International Conference on Web Intelligence and the International Conference on Brain Informatics & Health, Wednesday, October 13th through Saturday, October 16th at the Hilton Omaha.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska political campaigns are trying to lock in as many early votes as possible in the weeks before next month's election as county officials prepare to launch early in-person voting on Monday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Uncertainty about Cabela's future has already slowed the housing market in the outdoor retailer's hometown of Sidney, and that is likely to intensify now that the company agreed to be bought by rival Bass Pro.