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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents could gain a constitutional right to use medical marijuana under a proposed ballot measure pending before lawmakers.

Creighton University has received a nearly $400,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  It will fund Finances First, a three-year research study to observe whether improving the financial status of low-income single mothers leads to better physical health as well.

The Visiting Nurse Association will host its annual Art & Soup fundraiser Sunday, February 25th.

Omaha Performing Arts will present An American in Paris onstage at the Orpheum Theatre beginning Tuesday, February 13th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to overturn Nebraska's prairie dog management law could surface again in this year's legislative session after an earlier effort failed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is planning to move its health clinic and administrative offices from Omaha to a campus southwest of the city in an effort to offer health care services to more people.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State lawyers representing Gov. Kim Reynolds say lawmakers lack the legal standing to bring a lawsuit challenging her use of a reserve fund to plug a budget hole.

Hal France, conductor of Opera Omaha's latest offering, "Falstaff" is live in studio with Mike Hogan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has revoked an honorary admiralship from a University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor and lecturer who were involved in a protest against a conservative student group.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County Board has given approval needed to build a drive-in movie theater on farmland west of Omaha.

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Frank LaMere was the guest speaker at the last Omaha Press Club Noon Forum.

Omaha Symphony principal flutist Maria Harding joins Mike Hogan to discuss "Tango Romantico."

Jason Fischer's documentary, "Out of Frame: Unseen Poverty in the Heartland" screens tonight at the Ruth Sokolof Theater at 7:00 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal designed to ensure Nebraska abortion providers don't get federal money has opened a sharp divide between organizations that oppose abortion and those that support the right.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The debate over last summer's confrontation between a conservative student and a University of Nebraska-Lincoln lecturer prompted the new leader of a faculty group to resign.

WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE screens for one night only at the Dundee Theatre on Wednesday, February 21st at 7:00 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln City Council is expected to approve the spending of about $20 million for four new fire stations.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state audit has found numerous irregularities and poor accounting at Nebraska's three state colleges.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska residents could see their health insurance premiums spike in future years now that Congress has effectively repealed a legal requirement to purchase coverage, but advocates say it's too early to know by how much.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa caucuses will take place as planned despite snow that is expected to make travel difficult in much of the state.

Mike Markey plays the character of Hugh Dorsey in the musical "Parade" which opens this weekend at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is challenging anglers to catch all four species of trout available in Nebraska and earn recognition for doing so through the new Nebraska Trout Slam.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Commission is urging everyone to start planning their 2018 vacations in hopes that more residents will use stockpiled days off from work.

Metropolitan Community College has several speakers planned for Black History Month.

Lisa Sekundiak joins Mike Hogan "Live & Local" on Morning Edition to discuss the 11th Annual Ultra Chic Boutique fundraiser which benefits the Alzheimer's Association of Nebraska Chapter. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who is running for governor is suing the state to overturn a law that imposes the nation's highest bar on independent candidates to qualify for statewide races.

The Nebraska AIDS Project has been around since 1984, and the need for its services continues to be strong.

The Green Omaha Coalition is a group of leaders who help endorse sustainability in the Omaha area.

Iowa Flu Update

Feb 1, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Public Health says it's received numerous reports of norovirus illnesses in the past few weeks.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — BNSF railroad is planning to invest $3.3 billion in its railroad again this year.

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