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The Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency is asking for the public’s assistance in ranking transportation scenarios for particular project areas.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — About 500 Vietnam veterans from Nebraska have returned to their home state with a warm welcome from a large crowd after they spent the day in Washington, D.C.

Omaha has 11,000 ash trees in its parks, on the right of ways the city maintains and on public property.

Hunger Free Heartland hosted a kickoff event on June 1st at Millard Public Schools’ Holling Heights Elementary to announce the start of free summer meals programs across the state.

A unique bike race for very young children takes place in Lincoln this weekend, the Strider Cup. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An advocacy group for affordable health care has sued the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of a 21-year-old Omaha college student denied Medicaid benefits.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln officials say the city has amassed enough funds to build a permanent hazardous waste facility that could open by fall 2017.

The Center for Preparedness Education is hosting a two-day Preparedness Symposia and Nebraska Biocontainment Unit Training on June 14th and 15th at the Scott Conference Center.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The new property tax valuation notices sent to about 100,000 Douglas County homeowners reflect the increases and reductions ordered by the state.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — Construction workers are making weather damage and other repairs at the former campus of Dana College in Blair, but who or what might benefit remains uncertain.

Pirates and Mermaids: Voyage to Creature Cove is the newest exhibit on view at the Omaha Children’s Museum.

A national tour with grant opportunities focused on STEM innovations will make a stop at UNO.  Omaha Public Radio’s Krista Johnson has the details…

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A study of Nebraska's corrections department has identified worker pay, safety and communication from leaders as major problems within the agency.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Judges from Hall and Otoe counties and an attorney from Gage County are finalists for an expected opening on the Nebraska Supreme Court.

A new study conducted by UNO found that an increase in marijuana-related arrests has occurred in Nebraska since the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Although rain has slowed progress in some regions of the country, farmers planting corn remain ahead of schedule. Nationally, 94 percent of the crop is planted, two percentage points ahead of the five-year average.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says special interests spent more than $15.6 million last year trying to influence Nebraska state government officials.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says there has been a surge in mumps cases related to an outbreak at Midland University in Fremont.

The Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities will receive a grant for $125,000 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An apartment complex will be built on the site of an old Omaha church.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mike Harper, who is credited with transforming ConAgra from a struggling grain company into a giant food conglomerate, has died in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man is in critical condition following a stabbing in Omaha.

The First Episode Psychosis Pilot Program aims to provide young people, ages 15-25, with an early intervention and optimal outcomes.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's plans to outsource the design work for its catalog and advertising, but the outdoor gear seller says the move wasn't triggered by its ongoing strategic review.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Commission has fired its executive director in the wake of a blistering state audit that found questionable spending and a lack of oversight within the agency.

Beveridge Magnet Middle School staff, students and community participated in a groundbreaking ceremony recently to celebrate the school’s renovation project.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man was injured when he was shot while standing on a second-floor balcony at an Omaha apartment building.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade's CEO plans to sell up to 100,000 company shares as he prepares to retire later this year, but the sales represent a small part of his 2.1 million shares in the online brokerage.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has approved the appointment of a new chancellor for the university's Lincoln campus.

Strokes, chronic leg ulcers and blood clots are just a few of the complications caused by sickle cell disease.  Those who have the disease are also more susceptible to infections. 

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