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Nebraska Medicine is one of three hospitals in the U.S. that will be part of a National Ebola Training and Education Center.

WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a northeast Nebraska petroleum distribution center have left seven people injured, two of them critically.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is defending his $100,000 donation to a group that's leading a ballot drive to save the death penalty.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to stop excluding Medicaid coverage for some behavioral treatments for children with developmental disabilities, saying policy conflicts with federal law.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is seeking qualified applicants for an open seat representing an Omaha district in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A report on a June survey underscores previous survey signs that slower economic growth likely is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A haze is blanketing much of the Midwest as strong winds carry smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Funding has been pulled for adult day care for veterans in Omaha and western Iowa due to a $2.5 billion shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs health care budget.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report investigating a deadly riot at a Nebraska prison says too many inmates were outside their cells at the time of the incident.

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer and a FCC Commissioner want changes to subsidies given to telephone and internet providers.

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