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As the trees, weeds and grasses bloom and grow, so do allergies.  Dr. Jill Poole, Allergist with UNMC, says about 20 to 40% of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has signed a bill that would extend Nebraska's equal-pay law to businesses with two or more employees.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would encourage some Nebraska school districts to lower their property tax levies has won first-round approval in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska has launched a campaign dedicated to improving the four-year graduation rate at the state's public university.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking to remove defense lawyers representing a former doctor accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has approved a new state budget with no line-item vetoes.

Research shows that if kids start voting when they’re 18, they are more likely to be lifelong voters.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would have given a property tax exemption to Nebraska farm homes has stalled in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is standing by a new state license plate that was widely mocked as boring and sexually suggestive.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A leading abortion opponent is accusing state officials of selectively enforcing a policy that forbids advocacy groups from picketing inside the Nebraska Capitol.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A push to impose statewide rules for police body cameras in Nebraska faces little opposition in the Legislature.

The Nebraska Medicaid program has been selected to participate in the Federal Innovation Acceleration Program or IAP.

Omaha Performing Arts 2016/2017 season offers a diverse range of performance options for a wide range of audience tastes.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern shareholders will get a chance to vote in May on whether they want their railroad to hold merger talks with rival Canadian Pacific.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit is planning an entertainment area for families during two national sporting events in Omaha this summer.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials are touting a new Nebraska Medicaid proposal as a way to boost the state economy while increasing access to mental health and substance abuse treatment services.

Big Red Keno Science & Math Program awarded more than $70,000 to several OPS schools as well as two afterschool YMCA programs in Lincoln and schools in Norfolk and Fremont.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Time is running out for Nebraska lawmakers to address some of the most high-profile issues of the year, and legislative leaders now concede that some priorities probably won't get debated. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln's annual water report card shows the city has clean drinking water, but the arsenic level is increasing. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New proposed regulations for Nebraska's oil and gas industry are awaiting action from Gov. Pete Ricketts.

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents recently approved plans to establish the Center for Patient, Family and Community Engagement in Chronic Care Management.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested a man in connection to the 2007 death of a woman. Police announced on Friday that 33-year-old Charles Simmer faces a first-degree murder charge in the Omaha stabbing death of 50-year-old Joy Blanchard. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods has been found liable for $108.9 million in a civil lawsuit stemming from a fatal 2009 plant explosion in North Carolina.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state judicial nominating committee will hold a public hearing next month to receive information on candidates to fill a vacant eastern Nebraska judgeship. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters will not weigh in on a constitutional amendment restricting state influence in agriculture this November. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two more former bank executives have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a fraud scheme that led to Lincoln-based bank's collapse. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Speaker of the Legislature Galen Hadley is condemning state Sen. Ernie Chambers for a reference he made to gun violence. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska property tax bill championed by Gov. Pete Ricketts is headed to the full Legislature for debate. 

Ann Marie Kudlacz, Executive Director of the Refugee Empowerment Center, spoke at this month’s Omaha Press Club’s Noon Forum.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska senator says the Legislature is only "kicking the can down the road" by continuing to allow discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity. 

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