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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant has been shut down for repairs roughly a month after a planned outage for maintenance and refueling.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.6 percent in June and was still the lowest state rate in the nation.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Clive resident has become the first Democrat to announce that he'll try to unseat incumbent Republican David Young in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

A new report says 18 percent of Nebraska children live in poverty, and 37,000 live in high-poverty neighborhoods.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Two men are facing charges after a weekend fight left a 21-year-old man dead in a southeast Nebraska town.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska National Guard is arming more of its personnel after last week's shooting in Tennessee that killed five service members.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska is offering 150 scholarships to high schools for students who want to enroll in the Nebraska Virtual Scholars program.

UNMC

The dean of UNMC’s College of Public Health has returned to Sierra Leone to help with the response to recent Ebola cases there.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is planning to interview 300 employees as part of a "culture study" to make changes within the problem-plagued agency.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A building that's now occupied by a defense contractor likely will serve as Bellevue's new City Hall by late 2016.

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