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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee has released a report recommending more oversight of how the state addresses access and funding issues with mental health services.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures have plunged in a fourth straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region's economy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A joint legislative committee has failed to reach a consensus on ways to reduce Nebraska's reliance on property taxes to pay for schools.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Eastern Nebraska could see freezing rain, sleet and snow overnight through Monday evening.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Lincoln will provide an update on their investigation of an alleged rape that happened at the home where Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong and receiver Jordan Westerkamp live.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman's body has been pulled from the Missouri River just south of Nebraska City.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A candlelight vigil has been held for Syrian refugees in downtown Lincoln a week after Gov. Pete Ricketts joined other Republican governors expressing concern over federal screening of Syrian refugees who want to enter the United States.

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — An English teacher at Norfolk Catholic High School is helping his senior students' writing skills by having them write a novel in a month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are preparing for a tight budget in next year's session, with a projected $110 million revenue shortfall that could force them to cut services or tap the state's rainy-day fund.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State education officials say Nebraska's public high school graduation rate dipped slightly this year, to about 89 percent.

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