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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a debate on a bill that would let state officials hide the identities of lethal injection suppliers in an effort to resume executions.

Women working in STEM jobs earn 33% more than those in non-STEM occupations.  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that seeks to reduce property taxes appears to have stalled in the Nebraska Legislature amid concerns from urban senators and coalitions of farm groups and schools.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would prevent Nebraska from splitting its electoral votes in presidential elections is headed to the full Legislature for debate.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit corporation has signed an agreement with federal officials to raise $30 million for a new veterans outpatient clinic in Omaha.

Children’s Day/Book Day is a special celebration that involves children and families and focuses on the importance of literacy for children of all backgrounds.

Board votes to extend Evans' contract

Apr 18, 2017

At its meeting last night, the Omaha School Board agreed to extend the contract of OPS Superintendent Mark Evans for one year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The City of Lincoln will begin a program to keep veterans or active duty military members facing felony criminal charges out of prison and to get them the support and services they need to stay out of trouble.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state agency says a second case of measles has been confirmed in Nebraska.

Louder than a Bomb: Great Plains, the largest youth poetry festival in the area, holds its 2017 team finals competition this Thursday, and its individual finals on Saturday in Lincoln.  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man is taking road repair into his own hands by patching hundreds of potholes near his home over the past several years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's youngest state senators agree the state needs to do more to keep college-educated young workers from leaving, but they're still largely divided along party lines about how to accomplish it.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska secretary of state's office has put more than 24,000 business entities on notice that their annual and biennial reports and associated fees are delinquent.

Asian Culture Week begins at Creighton University this evening at 5:30 with a roundtable seminar called “Lesson Globally Not Learned: A Historical Look at the Fate of Indigenous Cultures.”

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Changes have been announced at Omaha's Eppley Airfield as crews prepare to build a new six-story parking structure.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would have allowed more low-income Nebraska residents to qualify for federal food benefits has died in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Child welfare advocates say proposed budget cuts that would eliminate some state contracts with agencies that support foster families will put Nebraska's most vulnerable children at risk.

The goal of any Omaha Performing Arts season is to bring the greatest performers and performances to Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln's bike share program will likely begin this fall with 100 bikes and 17 stations across downtown and its university campuses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are debating whether to join nine other states in calling for a constitutional convention to limit the federal government.

Creighton University is the most beautiful college in Nebraska.  That’s according to Travel and Leisure magazine.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Construction is expected to start soon on a new addition for Omaha Central High School that boosters say will retain the historic downtown building's charm while providing more space for music, art and a state-of-the-art library.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — City officials and developers in rural Nebraska are closely watching a measure being considered in the Legislature that would create housing grants, but they acknowledge it won't solve the problem of a dearth of workforce housing in small towns.

The City of Council Bluffs was recently awarded a $20,000 Trees Please! Grant from MidAmerican Energy.

Next Tuesday, the UNO Schwalb Center will present a Passover lecture by Dr. Jane Gordon in conjunction with the photography exhibit “Enslaved: A Visual Story of Modern Day Slavery,” by humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine.  

Bridging the Future is the theme for the 42nd annual Neighborhoods USA Conference, which will be held in Omaha May 24th through the 27th.   Conference Coordinator, Roxanne Nielsen, says they expect around 800 attendees.  She says a number of local events are planned in connection with the conference, including Neighborhood Pride Tours and a Film Streams showing of “Citizen Jane, Battle for the City.”  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a debate over a bill that would prevent local governments from passing gun restrictions that are stricter than state law.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Incumbent Jean Stothert and a former state senator have advanced as Omaha mayoral candidates to the general election May 9.

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