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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.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A haze is blanketing much of the Midwest as strong winds carry smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south.

NEW YORK (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the private-label foodmaker Ralcorp.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Funding has been pulled for adult day care for veterans in Omaha and western Iowa due to a $2.5 billion shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs health care budget.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report investigating a deadly riot at a Nebraska prison says too many inmates were outside their cells at the time of the incident.

Vitamin D protects bone loss in mice exposed to agricultural dust.  That’s according to a new study recently released by UNMC.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One man has been killed and another wounded by gunshots as they drove past a park in northeast Omaha.

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer and a FCC Commissioner want changes to subsidies given to telephone and internet providers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators are investigating the failure of a part at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant during this spring's maintenance outage.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The general election is nearly a year and a half away, but some candidates for Nebraska Legislature are already jumping into the 2016 race to replace senators who are slated to leave office.

The Nebraska secretary of state's office says it's receiving "a handful of calls a week" from potential candidates asking about filing requirements, deadlines and fees.

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