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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Schools says it's reviewing its severe weather procedures after parents were told they couldn't take shelter inside an elementary school during a tornado warning.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson and his counterpart in Oklahoma are joining a lawsuit aimed at halting legal marijuana in Colorado.

The Nebraska primary is coming up on Tuesday, May 10th.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Outdoor outfitter Cabela's has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a complaint from federal regulators that investors were misled about the Sydney-based company's 2012 profitability ratios.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that a transportation company which serves people with disabilities can expand its operations in Lincoln despite objections raised by taxi services.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of shareholders are starting to arrive in Omaha for the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is taking steps to ensure juveniles who get into legal trouble have representation, but lack of resources will exclude children in most counties.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln Board of Education has updated its policy on handling controversial issues, saying that the purpose of having conversations on such topics is to develop critical thinkers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Lottery says a Mega Millions ticket sold in Lincoln is worth $1 million to the buyer.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska's Water for Food Institute is working to form partnerships to help feed a global population that's expected to reach 10 billion by 2050.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 45-year-old woman found fatally shot in an Omaha neighborhood west of Fontenelle Park.

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — Military officials say 4,000 feet of mold-infested ductwork has been removed from the U.S. Strategic Command's new headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's college savings plans are getting some new investment options, and the cost of some of the funds will decrease.

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — A proposed $175 million development in the heart of La Vista is hoped to pump new economic life into the Omaha bedroom community.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — First National Bank of Omaha is offering to send six customers to Bulgaria along with an employee team to help build a Habitat for Humanity house in the fall.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An officer killed in the line of duty has been honored by the Omaha Police Foundation with its highest award.

Girls Incorporated of Omaha will hold a community open house on Saturday, May 15th to unveil its new $15 million health and wellness center expansion at its North Omaha facility.

The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is working to educate people about how 9-1-1 works and what it can and cannot do.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator who sought to change Nebraska's process for drawing congressional and legislative districts says he won't challenge Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of his bill.

Republican Sen. John Murante of Gretna said Tuesday he won't try to override Ricketts because of the GOP governor's arguments that the bill was unconstitutional.

The bill would have created a bipartisan redistricting commission to draw the state's political boundaries. Nebraska's current system requires a legislative committee to propose new maps once every decade, after the census.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has denied a request to reinstate a Chicago attorney to help defend a former doctor accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

Douglas County District Judge Gary Randall rejected on Monday a third request to reinstate Alison Motta to the defense team of Anthony Garcia.

The ruling comes after Randall earlier this month deemed that Motta will not be allowed to speak at trial or sit at the defense table, although she can still assist Garcia's defense.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is personally lobbying senators to try to stop them from overriding his veto of a bill that would allow certain immigrants to get professional licenses.

One lawmaker said Wednesday that the governor called him in hopes of swaying his vote, but failed to persuade him. Sen. Les Seiler of Hastings says in an open letter to Ricketts that he will continue to support the legislation.

Omaha Public Power District released its 2015 annual report this month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As states look to reduce spending on prison and deal with overcrowded conditions, many are opting out of a federal law that bans convicted drug felons from ever receiving food stamps.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has rejected an effort to overhaul Nebraska's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency is seeking public feedback on its newly released prioritized list of top projects for MAPA funding in the Fiscal Year 2017-2022 Transportation Improvement Program.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A task force is seeking help for two research projects in the Nebraska Sandhills.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature will end the session having passed a budget and property tax measures, but many other proposals have fallen by the wayside.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Efforts to repair Nebraska's crumbling county bridges and complete the state's unfinished expressway system will get a funding boost from a new law backed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

This Thursday, the Omaha Police Foundation will present its 16th annual Omaha Police Officer of the Year Awards.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would allow immigrants granted temporary lawful status after coming to the country illegally to work in more than 170 professions.

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