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A military training exercise brought a C-17 aircraft equipped with patient transport units to Offutt Air Force Base on Thursday.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature's fiscal office says state government continues to have a healthy cash reserve, with a projected balance of nearly $729 million.

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — A 35-year-old eastern Nebraska man has been accused of shackling his teenage nephew to a bed to keep the boy from going out and misbehaving.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of tanning salon owners is suing the Nebraska Cancer Coalition, accusing it of making false, defamatory statements about tanning that have hurt the businesses.

The business owners operate 30 tanning salons in Omaha and Lincoln and said Wednesday they will file the lawsuit in Douglas County District Court.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ride-hailing service Uber has won permission to legally operate in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant has been shut down for repairs roughly a month after a planned outage for maintenance and refueling.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.6 percent in June and was still the lowest state rate in the nation.

A new report says 18 percent of Nebraska children live in poverty, and 37,000 live in high-poverty neighborhoods.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Two men are facing charges after a weekend fight left a 21-year-old man dead in a southeast Nebraska town.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska National Guard is arming more of its personnel after last week's shooting in Tennessee that killed five service members.

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