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WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a northeast Nebraska petroleum distribution center have left seven people injured, two of them critically.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is defending his $100,000 donation to a group that's leading a ballot drive to save the death penalty.

The Census Bureau recently released data regarding the racial/ethnic population growth in Nebraska since 2010.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to stop excluding Medicaid coverage for some behavioral treatments for children with developmental disabilities, saying policy conflicts with federal law.

Nebraska Congressman Brad Ashford says reauthorization of the Export-Import bank is critical to jobs and trade.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is seeking qualified applicants for an open seat representing an Omaha district in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jetliner carrying 83 people made an expedited landing without incident in Omaha after an engine warning light flashed in the cockpit.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A report on a June survey underscores previous survey signs that slower economic growth likely is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

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The Archdiocese of Omaha says a new Catholic ministry center and housing for UNO students will open next fall.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A number of new Iowa laws take effect Wednesday, though the governor has not yet acted on some key parts of the state budget.

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