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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As budget talks drag on in the state Capitol, educators are growing increasingly frustrated.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man is facing federal charges for a 2010 slaying that prosecutors say was linked to gang activity.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say an inmate on death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, had died in custody.

Creighton University officials estimate more than 5,000 people will attend the visitation or funeral of an Omaha Police officer shot and killed last week.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state's Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to end Medicaid benefits that had helped a woman care for her profoundly disabled daughter at home for more than a decade.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A company says noise rules being drafted in Lancaster County are so restrictive they would discourage wind farms from being developed there.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for a planned mosque that will become part of Omaha interfaith campus, including Christians, Jews and Muslims.

WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) — Rescuers have pulled a woman from a lake at Two Rivers State Recreation Area near Waterloo in eastern Nebraska.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A kennel club in western Iowa has donated pet oxygen mask kits to help cats and dogs in fire emergencies.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents suffering from intractable seizures could have one more treatment option under a medical cannabis study headed to Gov. Pete Ricketts' desk.

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