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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating an officer who said in a Facebook post that the Black Lives Matter movement is racist and is against white officers.

United Way of the Midlands just received a $10,000 grant from the Kum & Go Company to help kids improve their reading skills.

The Visiting Nurse Association was awarded a $15,000 grant from Immanuel Vision Foundation to create a caregiver education program.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ten years after term limits started booting Nebraska senators out of office, the Legislature has changed dramatically and debate still rages over how long they should be able to serve.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha taxpayers would subsidize the construction of a new University of Nebraska Medical Center training facility under a new funding plan.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A year after bird flu forced fairs across Iowa to cancel poultry shows, the competitions are returning this summer.

Omaha Performing Arts recently received an Art Works award of $20,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police are investigating the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk during an early morning robbery.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An employee of a performing arts group in Omaha has pleaded no contest to abuse of a vulnerable adult for taking about $113,000 from his mother, who suffers from dementia.

Why Growing Nebraska Matters is the first of six policy briefs in a new series focused on Economic Barriers that Block Nebraska’s Path to Job & Population Growth.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska government officials are touting their commitment to state employees who serve in military reserve units.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating a fatal stabbing.

The theme of the Shelterbelt Theatre’s 2016-2017 season is By Local/Buy Local.  Their 24th season only includes playwrights from Omaha, Lincoln and Council Bluffs.

Metropolitan Community College is offering noncredit beekeeping courses this summer.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police made arrests on a variety of alcohol related charges during the College World Series.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Forecasters are warning about extreme heat and the possibility of severe thunderstorms across much of Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday.

The Offutt Air Show returns at the end of July

Jul 5, 2016

July 30th and 31st, Offutt Air Force Base will host their 25-50-75 Offutt Anniversary Air Show.

The Omaha Police Department will host a Metro Area Fireworks/Gun Amnesty Day on Saturday, July 9th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

On the last day of June, the latest the College World Series ever ran, Coastal Carolina defeated Arizona, 4-3, to win the first national championship of any kind at its school.  Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin has the story.

Camp Erin is a special free camp for children ages 6 through 17 who are grieving the loss of a loved one. 

Protect your pets from the fireworks this weekend

Jul 1, 2016

With Independence Day approaching quickly, fireworks will be heard throughout the city all weekend long.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Architecture and engineering firm HDR has chosen a central Omaha location for its new global headquarters after dropping its earlier downtown plans.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A judge has overturned a Nebraska commission's decision to let a Colorado company use a well north of Mitchell to dispose of salty groundwater and chemical-laden fracking wastewater that result from oil and gas exploration and production.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The second of two men convicted in the drug-related slaying of a man found bound and burned near Gretna in 2012 has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

The 4th of July weekend will be filled with celebrations. 

The Bank of the West Celebrates America concert takes place Friday, July 1st in Memorial Park.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says Britain's decision to leave the European Union could create opportunities for Nebraska even if it means short-term uncertainty.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska had an average of 1 million nonfarm jobs for the first time last year, and the number has grown steadily since 2010.

Nebraska ranks 46th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia for participation in the Summer Food Service Program.

AAA expects an increase in travelers this weekend

Jun 29, 2016

AAA is anticipating big travel crowds for this upcoming holiday weekend.

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