nebraska

Government
3:17 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Experts: Nebraska should look deeper at incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two tax policy experts say Nebraska needs to look beyond jobs and wages when studying whether the state's tax incentives actually work.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

American Red Cross says blood donations urgently needed

The American Red Cross says blood donations are urgently needed.

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Government
11:23 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5M in refunds

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government says insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5 million in refunds because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
8:09 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Nebraska group forms to develop state workforce

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new group has formed to connect Nebraska educators with the state's business community. The goal: Better prepare the state's students for their careers.

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Education
8:03 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Nebraska education officials scrap test scores

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems.

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Business
8:45 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Utilities get more time to gauge flood risks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have given Nebraska's two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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Education
8:50 am
Mon July 21, 2014

University of Nebraska wants 5 pct increase in aid

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska plans to ask lawmakers to approve a 5 percent increase in state aid next year to help pay for key initiatives.

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Weather
8:46 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Dangerous heat expected in Nebraska and Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some of the most intense heat of the summer so far is expected in Nebraska and Iowa, so forecasters are urging people to take precautions.

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Business
8:43 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Small business loans on the rise in Nebraska

The Small Business Administration says loans to small businesses in Nebraska are up almost 13 percent from last year.

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Business
9:55 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.5 percent in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in June.

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