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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With Nebraska's ban on gay foster parents no longer in place, Christian placement agencies say they might be forced to choose between their religious beliefs and state funding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal designed to expedite work on Nebraska roads projects is drawing a wide range of supporters, but some lawmakers are questioning their plan to pay for it.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been the first to receive a lung transplant at the Nebraska Medical Center in nearly 20 years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and the Northern Ponca Housing Authority have each received grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to tackle housing issues.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several of the University of Nebraska's biggest projects at its Lincoln and Omaha campuses are being built through private partnerships that don't use public bidding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's tobacco tax could more than double under a bill that is drawing praise from health officials but strong criticism from retailers, grocers and smokers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Reserve says farm income continued to decline during the fourth quarter in Midwestern and Western states, so farmers are borrowing more.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition that has for years battled expanded gambling in Nebraska will muster its resources to fight a ballot campaign that would allow casinos at licensed horse racing tracks.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state corrections director says transforming Nebraska's prisons must begin by expanding and improving lower-security facilities.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net tax receipts were slightly higher than estimated in January.

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