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The Visiting Nurse Association is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its annual Art & Soup fundraiser this weekend.

Next week, the Missouri Valley History Conference, sponsored by UNO's Department of History, will observe its 60th year.  Dr. Martina Saltamacchia, Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Conference Coordinator, says it is the longest running professional history conference in the region.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would lift Nebraska's ban on religious garb worn by teachers in classrooms has won initial approval from lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are questioning a proposal that would raise Nebraska's state sales tax and steer the extra revenue into tax credits for low-income residents and property owners.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are again considering a bill that aims to protect gay and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.

Midtown Vision 2050 is committed to accelerate the next phase of midtown Omaha’s revitalization.

SIDNEY, Iowa (AP) — At least three students have been injured in a collision between a school bus and a pickup truck near the front of a school in southwest Iowa.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A push to reduce property taxes in this year's legislative session is gaining new support in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit by a Papillion man who says he was unlawfully detained and wrongly treated as an illegal immigrant by Sarpy County officials.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are weighing new regulations on payday loans or allowing payday lenders to offer larger loans with high interest rates.

At a time when many elected officials are facing angry constituents at their town hall meetings across the country, the Iowa-based company, Global Horizons, LLC --whose passion is growing rural communities -- has some tips that might help.  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has cleared the way for a lead and copper mining company's lawsuit against Union Pacific over lead pollution to move forward.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett plans to release his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday.

Easter Seals Nebraska is currently holding registration for its summer camp. Jami Biodrowski, Program Director for Camp, Respite & Recreation, says the camp serves people with any disability, from 5 years old and up. 

Mayor Jean Stothert will present the annual State of the City via Facebook Live today at 2:00 p.m.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A partnership between the city of Omaha and the Empowerment Network hopes to have jobs for a record number of teenagers this summer to teach life and employment skills.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents with major or multiple felony drug convictions could qualify for federal food assistance under a bill that would repeal the state's current ban.

On Monday, February 20th, there will be a Light the Way event at 5:30.

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art is the newest exhibit at the Joslyn Art Museum.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers like to ridicule Washington for its gridlock and partisan bickering. They often insist that East Coast politicians should learn the "Nebraska way" of finding pragmatic, common-sense solutions.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved more than $137 million in cuts from the state budget in the fiscal year that runs through June 30.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company nearly quadrupled its investment in Apple to over 57 million shares during the last three months of last year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has proposed adding two additional members to a commission that regulates railroads, landline telephones and pipelines.

The new Iowa West Field House opened last month and is located in the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs.

As part of its Leadership Exchange Event series, ICAN will be holding a 7 x 7 x 7 event tomorrow night in Lincoln.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission wants anglers to check the thickness of the ice before venturing out to catch a few fish this winter.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Small groups of protesters gathered outside Planned Parenthood clinics in western Iowa's Council Bluffs, as wells as Lincoln, Nebraska, on Saturday as part of a nationwide movement to urge Congress and President Donald Trump to strip the agency of all federal funding.

Cheril Lee, KIOS’ News Director, sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about an upcoming topping out event and progress at Nathan Hale Middle School.

  

  

In honor of National Engineering Week, February 19th through the 25th, OPPD’s Society of Engineers is hosting its annual Marshmallow Challenge.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A grand jury has been presented with a 3-D reproduction of the scene where a man was shot to death by a Lincoln police officer.

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