The Omaha Public Schools board is considering a scaled-back bond proposal.

VALPARAISO, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pickup driver has died after his pickup collided with a school bus at a rural intersection in eastern Nebraska's Saunders County.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch are set to face off in their first debate.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have recovered a body from the Missouri River near the Omaha airport.

Researchers at UNMC and UNL are working to develop robotic telesurgery.

DAVID CITY, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska sheriff has died several days after having a heart attack.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is holding a town hall meeting Thursday in Omaha as negotiations with Catholic Health Initiatives continue.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha teacher is one of 17 nationwide to receive an EPA award for environmental education.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has allowed a compromise that will see the state's psychiatric hospital staff treat a man found too mentally unfit to undergo sentencing for killing four people.

Douglas County voters will be asked in November to approve a $25 million bond issue for public safety upgrades.