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NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man sought after assaulting and disarming a police officer shot himself as officers tried to arrest him on the Santee Sioux Indian Reservation in northeast Nebraska.

All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon chose to stay close to his Nebraska roots and signed a four-year contract with the Kansas City Royals reportedly worth a total of $72 million. 

Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center is one of 60 hospitals nationwide taking part in a clinical trial for a new heart pump device.

NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they're seeking a man who disarmed a police officer in northeast Nebraska, pointed the gun at the officer and then ran.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off their 2016 session with an expected focus on property taxes, prisons and a looming state budget shortfall.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A veteran prosecutor and Nebraska state senator want the veil of secrecy lifted from grand jury investigations into police shootings.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska is overusing solitary confinement on juveniles and warns that policies on how it is enforced vary widely throughout the state.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures have dropped for a fifth straight month in a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing continuing evidence of a regional economic slowdown.

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot has been found dead at the scene of a plane crash in northeast Nebraska.

Nebraska Appleseed wants the Unicameral to study for-profit colleges to determine if those schools are engaging in “problematic practices.”

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