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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is warning Chinese students about an Internet scam aimed at them and their parents.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative staffer who helped investigate Nebraska's corrections department will now serve as an official state watchdog for the agency.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska at Kearney says it will enact new student housing policies and pay $140,000 to settle a Justice Department lawsuit that accused the university of violating federal law by not allowing assistance animals in student housing.

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It was 150 years ago that the steamboat Bertrand sank in the Missouri River north of Omaha.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A Dodge County official who resigned Wednesday has been accused of using an official credit card to fill her own gas tank.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Auditor Charlie Janssen said he's only involved at "arm's length" with his company that continues to receive money for contracts with the state Department of Health and Human Services.

Kansas City Royals All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon was back in the lineup Tuesday night after completing his rehab assignment in Omaha. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his administration is still pursuing lethal injection drugs for executions but will not decide how to proceed until state officials verify the signatures on a petition to keep capital punishment legal.

The state of Nebraska exported $7.9 billion in goods last year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An August survey suggests there will be little or no economic growth over the next three months in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains.

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