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Test scores are improving in Nebraska’s largest school district, but Omaha Public Schools officials say there’s still work to do.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The trial for a former University of Nebraska women's basketball player charged with faking a hate-crime attack has been set for Jan. 7.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers should have an easier time balancing the budget next year, thanks to growing revenue and shrinking expenses.

A new report shows Nebraska is making some progress when it comes to lowering the rate of babies born prematurely.

As Alexander Payne returns to the state to film Nebraska, his next movie, a new book by Omaha author-journalist Leo Adam Biga provides a revealing look at the emergence and development of Omaha's favorite film director. Omaha Public Radio's Michael Lyon spoke with Biga about his new book.

If you get a text message saying you could win a $1000 gift card from Target, delete it: it’s a scam.

The state of Nebraska will participate in a federally-run health insurance exchange, according to Governor Dave Heineman.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An index of economic conditions in 10 Midwest and Western states has jumped for a third straight month, but the looming "fiscal cliff" and other factors have shaken confidence in the region's economy for the coming months.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The fight over a proposed pipeline to transport crude oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries is picking up again as groups urge President Barack Obama to either approve or reject the pipeline.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The State Board of Education and the Nebraska Department of Education will hold public meetings from five cities around the state to discuss social studies standards.

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