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Omaha author Jonis Agee’s book The Bones of Paradise is the 2017 Omaha Public Library Omaha Reads selection.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general is rejecting a request by state senators to seek an outside lawyer to investigate the State Patrol.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln city councilwoman wants to replace Deb Fischer in the U.S. Senate.

This Saturday, residents of South Omaha are invited to a forum to meet and talk with their elected officials.

Hillcrest Hospice Care will offer a free Kids’ Grief Camp next Thursday, August 31st

  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Power companies say electricity demand in Nebraska dropped during the solar eclipse, stumping utilities that had braced for a surge in energy consumption during the event.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New state laws to accommodate breastfeeding students, nuns, telehealth services and the Libertarian Party will take hold on Thursday along with more than 100 other statutes approved in Nebraska this year.

UNO will host the first of four panels on the importance of the arts tomorrow.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Classes have begun at a new high school in eastern Nebraska where teachers will serve more as mentors who challenge and engage students instead of lecturing.

The Joslyn Art Museum is holding a Girls Night Out at the Museum called BLING!

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As local governmental units prepare to vote on budgets and set property tax rates for next year, Lincoln officials are struggling with what to do about a property tax windfall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some University of Nebraska system faculty members say a big drop in vehicle mileage reimbursement will be tough to weather.

Partnership 4 Kids recently received a 2-year funding grant from the United Way of the Midlands.

The excitement has been building for weeks and weeks. On Monday, August 21st the solar eclipse will finally be here. It will darken the skies along a path from Oregon to South Carolina. It's the first eclipse that will be seen from coast to coast in 99 years. Millions will don special glasses or watch through pinhole projectors. Eclipse enthusiasts say totality never disappoints. Follow this live updating map tracking the position of the eclipse across the United States.

It is indeed dark during the day as a total solar eclipse makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina. Eleven states are in the path of total darkness. Follow the astronomical phenomenon's journey across America along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are deploying eight trucks around the state as part of a campaign to promote motorcycle safety.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a middle school teacher in Omaha, Nebraska, was killed in a three-vehicle crash.

Eight female physicians and a second-year medical student from the University of Nebraska Medical Center went to Girls Inc. last week to speak with 40 young women about the exciting career options available in the health care field. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped slightly in July to 2.8 percent.

By now you have likely heard about the importance of eye safety if you are planning to view the total eclipse on Monday, but the Red Cross has other safety tips they want you to keep in mind.  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is following through with its promise to sue the state prisons system because it hasn't taken significant steps to remedy what the group calls inhumane conditions.

Now that the new school year has begun, some parents may have concerns about their child’s stress level. 

The Omaha Public Library has a call out for artists to exhibit their works at the Phipps Gallery inside the W. Dale Clark Library downtown.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has eliminated its stake in General Electric and boosted its investment in the Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

When a person undergoes a cardiac arrest, often the person nearest to them is a family member or bystander with no medical expertise.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The solar eclipse will sweep through Nebraska later this month, and some professors and institutions see it as an opportunity to teach students about astronomy, space and science.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state agency that awards grants for environmental projects has logged another uptick in applications, and the executive director expects to see even more in the future as federal and private grants shrink.

Children’s Hospital and Medical Center just kicked off its fall Parenting U classes.

Nebraska Methodist College and the College of St. Mary are teaming up for the 15th year of hosting a community orientation. 

Allison Kinney-Walker, an Assistant Professor at Nebraska Methodist College, says these conferences have a different topic each year, with this year’s theme being: “Creating Engaged Campuses: Embracing the Immigrant and Refugee Populations.”  

The Department of Health and Human Services will ship more than 4,900 tons of food to approximately 425 Nebraska schools and child care centers.

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