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UNO plans to add four new degree programs this fall, as well as open a new center in the College of Business.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report shows that Nebraska public schools have reported eight serious cheating incidents by school personnel during statewide academic testing since 2010.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State and community leaders say the state needs to reduce disparities in the number of minorities in Iowa's criminal justice system, and they hope an upcoming summit will focus attention on the issue.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The former finance director of the Nebraska Democratic Party has been named the party's new executive director.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the Nebraska prison system by a man convicted of first-degree murder in four Omaha shooting deaths in 2013 has been dismissed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A deejay has been charged with a hate crime after police say he assaulted a transgender woman at an Omaha bar.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Nebraska college officials over the disappearance of a 19-year-old student.

BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Crews have contained a gasoline spill estimated at 1,000 gallons from a truck filling up a tank at a convenience store in the northwest Omaha suburb of Bennington.

UNMC’s School of Allied Health Professions became the medical center’s sixth college on July 1st.

Douglas County has its first confirmed West Nile Virus case of the season.

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