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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say the tax package working its way through Congress is creating a great deal of uncertainty for the state budget because it could affect tax collections.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has been chosen serve as vice chairman of the Republican Governors Association in 2018.

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Keystone pipeline has leaked 210,000 gallons of oil in rural South Dakota but officials don't believe it has polluted water.

Ways to Work is a nationwide program designed to help people with credit challenges become more financially stable with small, low-interest loans. 

Over the next couple of days, students in three OPS elementary schools and one middle school will be hearing from a woman who was involved in political activism when she was their age or younger. Omaha Public Radio’s Deborah Newcombe has more.

The Student Innovation Challenge, run by DLR Group starts today and wraps up tomorrow afternoon.  The two-day event features teams from Bennington, Gretna and Elmwood-Murdock.

NOAA works to improve emergency response to natural disasters.  KIOS News Director Cheril Lee has more...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It turned unusually cold last week but at least it was dry, allowing farmers in Iowa and Nebraska to make progress harvesting corn and soybeans.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three more miles of trails will be built in Omaha to connect the existing network to trails west of Interstates 680 and 80.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators plan to announce their decision next week on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline route across the state.

With more millions of Nebraskans looking to select new healthcare or change plans, UnitedHealth Group is offering some enrollment tips to help people better navigate the process.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center's public ice-skating rink is set to open for its eighth consecutive season.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Despite a state budget crunch and a push to lower property taxes, Nebraska lawmakers will likely face another debate over income taxes in next year's session.

At the next Omaha Science Café, Dr. Alena Balasanova will talk about opioids and addiction.  

The Coalition for a Stronger Nebraska recently debuted a new animated video short that explains how a bill becomes a law.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's corrections department has taken a key step to initiate the state's first execution since 1997, although no date has been set.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an Oregon man found with pot and a cannabis extract called shatter in a van after an Interstate 80 traffic stop in Lincoln.

At the Heartland Workers Center’s Imagining Change 2nd biennial political convention this Sunday, politicians from the local, state and national level will have a chance to hear the concerns of nearly a dozen community organizers from across the state.

Filmmaker Stephanie Howard is presenting her film, THE WEIGHT OF HONOR, at two different venues in Omaha next week.  With more, here's KIOS News Director Cheril Lee...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some University of Nebraska administrators are anticipating significant changes beyond those identified this fall by budget response teams.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says personal income in Nebraska declined since last year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha attorney who served as a University of Nebraska student regent is seeking a new seat on the university's governing board.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who has fought unsuccessfully to expand Medicaid in the state says he will introduce a measure next year that would place the issue on the November 2018 ballot.

Rachelle Vidal, a School Records Counselor at Omaha South High Magnet, served as a Specialist in the Army National Guard from 2000-2008. 

The Greater Omaha Chamber’s Creative Mornings breakfast lecture series celebrates its one-year anniversary this Friday.  

Dave Sanderson was the last person off US Airways Flight 1549 after an emergency landing on the Hudson River on January 15, 2009.  Sanderson was in town last Friday for the Red Cross’ Centennial Volunteer Appreciation Event.  Earlier that day, he stopped by the KIOS studios to chat with News Director Cheril Lee…

The Omaha Press Club’s most recent Noon Forum featured Mayor Jean Stothert. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Educators say the wrist monitors some Lincoln middle school students are wearing are reinforcing the children's efforts to get fit.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The annual campaign to sign Nebraska residents up for health insurance through the federal marketplace could hit more snags than usual this year under new Trump administration policies, and advocates say rural areas will be hardest-hit.

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