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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three Omaha men have been sent to federal prison for operating what prosecutors say was a Ponzi scheme that cost victims $4 million.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate rose a tenth of a point in May to 2.6 percent but remains the lowest rate in the nation.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate rose a tenth of a point in May to 2.6 percent but remains the lowest rate in the nation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's mayor has proposed annexing 17 areas in Douglas County, boosting the city population by nearly 14,000 and adding millions in taxes to the city's revenue streams.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has chosen a former Wyoming state engineer and program director at an engineering firm to lead the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy has improved slightly in rural parts of Iowa, Nebraska and eight other Midwestern states, but a new survey suggests little growth ahead.

Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center will be one of nine regional centers in the U.S. designated to treat patients with highly infectious diseases.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities have lifted a quarantine from a Knox County chicken egg farm because follow-up tests did not confirm the presence of avian flu.

VALENTINE, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a light earthquake has rattled a portion of north-central Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new private school in Omaha that won't charge families a dime for their children's education is wrapping up renovation work in preparation for its August opening.

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