An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since the 1970's, Toast of the Nation is the perfect audio compliment for the occasion. It's festive jazz you can party to, all night long.

The US Census Bureau released their latest population estimates for all states this month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The death penalty has been voted the top Nebraska story for 2016 by newspaper and broadcast members of The Associated Press and by AP staffers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The demolition of the Civic Auditorium on the north side of downtown Omaha raises a question: What's going up to replace it?

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Utility companies have restored power to most of their Iowa and Nebraska customers following the wet, windy weather on Christmas.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The mother of a Lincoln man killed by an Offutt Air Force Base guard during a police chase has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the guard and Air Force commanders.

Metropolitan Community College’s Foundation received a $40,000 community development grant from First National Bank of Omaha.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For a second time, an appeals court has overturned the fraud conviction of a Nebraska filmmaker caught up in Iowa's film tax credits scandal.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved creation of a nonprofit to give subsidies to groups that bring convention business to town.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's population has topped 1.9 million for the first time ever, and the state's growth rate exceeded neighboring Iowa and matched the national rate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has warned thousands of current and former students about a computer security breach.

AAA Auto Club’s Year-End Holiday Travel Forecast says more than 103 million Americans will travel over the next several days – approximately 1.5 million more travelers than last year at this time.  

If you are looking for an active way to start the New Year, a Nebraska Game and Parks First Day Hike might be just the thing. 

Despite the fact Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is pulling out of the Health Insurance Marketplace, there are still about 15 plans to choose from in the state.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's public bicycle-sharing system is set to nearly double in size by 2019.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's presidential electors have stuck to their commitment to support Republican Donald Trump.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents shouldn't face as many obstacles when applying for certain public benefits under new reforms unveiled by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

This month's OPS Student Spotlight focuses on AIM award winner Grace Erixon,  a junior at North Omaha High School...

The Peter Kiewit Foundation’s ArtStock Funding Initiative offers a two-pronged approach with both grants and a learning series for Omaha area arts and culture organizations.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Regional Poison Control Center says it's important to keep kids away from holiday hazards like alcohol, disc batteries and visiting relatives' medications.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The struggle to recruit attorneys to rural areas hasn't let up despite several Plains states' efforts.

Beginning January 12th, new board members-elect, Craig Moody and Rick Yoder will take their seats on the OPPD board.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says programs designed to fight poverty in Nebraska aren't working together to address the problem from all possible angles.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy has improved in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but it's still weak because crop prices remain low.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State officials say Nebraska collected less tax revenue than expected in November.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee is ending its oversight of a Nebraska public benefits program that was once plagued by problems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ACLU of Nebraska says low-income offenders often can't pay fines and bail amounts assessed in the state's courts, effectively creating a debtor's prison.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are reporting a sharp decline in jobless claims and benefits paid out this year as well as lower unemployment tax rates for businesses.