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Beginning January 12th, new board members-elect, Craig Moody and Rick Yoder will take their seats on the OPPD board.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says programs designed to fight poverty in Nebraska aren't working together to address the problem from all possible angles.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy has improved in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but it's still weak because crop prices remain low.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State officials say Nebraska collected less tax revenue than expected in November.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee is ending its oversight of a Nebraska public benefits program that was once plagued by problems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ACLU of Nebraska says low-income offenders often can't pay fines and bail amounts assessed in the state's courts, effectively creating a debtor's prison.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are reporting a sharp decline in jobless claims and benefits paid out this year as well as lower unemployment tax rates for businesses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska group is working to eliminate what it considers cumbersome job-licensing requirements that create a drag on the state economy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One of the four Nebraska liquor stores that sell millions of cans of beer near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been sanctioned for selling to a minor.

For many, the holiday season is about giving back to others. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials from some of Nebraska's largest counties say their voting equipment is becoming outdated and will soon need to be replaced.

DLR Group recently hosted a Student Innovation Challenge where they invited four schools to consider a problem they were passionate about and then find a solution for it. Here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee with more…

  

  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's life and the way he made his fortune as an investor will be the focus of a new documentary on HBO next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's snow plows will be using more technology to help stay on top of storms this winter, and some plows now have a second blade.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska farm group that has long pushed lawmakers to lower property taxes on rural land has broadened its pitch to benefit home and business owners, but some senators are more interested in cutting income taxes.

Students in the Grace Abbott School of Social Work at UNO have developed a guide for inmates leaving the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility, which they presented to the NCYF staff last week.  

Beginning in January, in addition to the new state license plates, you will begin seeing the new UNO specialty plates on Nebraska roads. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state wants the Nebraska Supreme Court to let the Nebraska Judicial Branch keep confidential the documents that state judges get in training sessions.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest Census data raises new concerns about the brain drain in Nebraska because the state has been losing twice as many people who hold at least a bachelor's degree in recent years.

Since the week of Thanksgiving, OPPD has had 90 reports of scam phone calls.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's presidential electors are getting deluged with messages trying to sway them before they vote for Republican Donald Trump this month, but state law has already tied their hands.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Officials with Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha say the base's popular annual air show and open house set for next summer has been canceled.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he's disappointed by a new state auditor's report about the state's failed attempt last year to purchase execution drugs from overseas.

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, nearly 43 million adults in the United States provided unpaid care to an adult or disabled child in the last 12 months.

It was another very fine year in jazz with much to enjoy. Here's a dozen of my favorites from this past year.  Mike Jacobs, Music Director: KIOS

  

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has halted efforts by six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 Beatrice murder to collect the millions they won in a lawsuit against Gage County.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are taking steps to eliminate some of the factors that can drive up a property's value and tax liability.

Cheril Lee, KIOS’ News Director, sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about the district’s most recent achievements and challenges…

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