nebraska

Weather
8:00 am
Mon April 28, 2014

At least 2 tornadoes confirmed in Nebraska Sunday

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — At least two tornadoes were spotted in rural areas of central and eastern Nebraska Sunday as powerful thunderstorms moved across the state.

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Government
8:10 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Nebraska senator seeks minimum wage ballot measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator is working on a possible ballot measure to increase Nebraska's minimum wage.

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Government
8:06 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Governor touts Nebraska jobs for veterans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman is hoping to lure military veterans to Nebraska with a campaign touting good jobs for vets.

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Politics & Elections
2:30 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Voter registration deadlines approaching for primary election

You have through Thursday to register to vote at DMV or Omaha Public Library locations for the 2014 primary election.

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Politics & Elections
8:04 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Ricketts, Bruning spar in Nebraska governor's race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Republican primary race for governor is heating up between Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Prescription drug take-back day Saturday

You can dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs at one of at least a dozen metro area sites this weekend.

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Government
2:10 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman vetoes nurse practitioner regulation bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nurse practitioners will still need to collaborate with physicians in order to practice in Nebraska, after the governor vetoed a bill that would have changed state regulations.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska autism coverage bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An estimated 1,000 Nebraskans will receive insurance coverage for autism therapies under a new state law.

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Government
8:06 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Same issues, new faces for 2015 Nebraska session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same issues in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but more than one-third of the senators will be new.

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Environment
8:04 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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