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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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Funeral arrangements are set for a 29-year-old Omaha Police officer killed Wednesday in a shootout.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that would legalize more fireworks sales in Iowa has won approval in the Republican-controlled state House, but its future is less clear in the Democratic-controlled Senate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax exemption under a bill passed by lawmakers.

The Better Business Bureau is warning everyone to check out charities asking for donations.

Omaha Police Department via Facebook

Flags will be at half-staff until dusk Monday in Omaha to honor a Police officer killed Wednesday in a shooting.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts now faces the decision to uphold or withdraw his predecessor's policy of denying drivers licenses to deferred-action youth.

(Updated 10:45 a.m.) Iowa Governor Terry Branstad: "I wish to extend my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Officer Kerrie Orozco. As a former military policeman, I am keenly aware of the dangers law enforcement face every single day on the job. Officer Orozco served with integrity and was a model peace officer. My thoughts and prayers are with her newborn daughter and her entire family.”

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The children of a Nebraska couple facing charges in connection with the deaths of a woman and 4-year-old boy will remain in state protective custody.

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