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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska regents this week likely will decide how much students will contribute in higher tuition to help close a university budget gap.

Anthony Pocevicius is a senior at Bryan High School.  He has only been studying welding in the OPS Career Center for a year but absolutely loves it.  Part of the fun lies in the variety.  Anthony says students can learn three different types of welding in the program...

Omaha Symphony Maestro Thomas Wilkins says from now until 2020 when he leaves the symphony, one of his primary goals is revisiting favorite pieces as well as conducting repertoire he’s always wanted to do.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University plans to cut about 60 nonteaching positions at the Omaha Jesuit institution.

When it opens in early June, the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center will be able to offer patients clinical trials and treatment options not available elsewhere in the state, since it will be the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Nebraska.

Former Vice-President Joe Biden spoke at the Center’s ribbon-cutting ceremony this week, calling it “a remarkable facility,” and saying he hopes other institutions will follow the lead of UNMC and Nebraska Medicine.

Midtown Crossing kicks off its brand new Turner Park Night Market tonight from 6-10 p.m.

Omaha Gives!, a 24-hour online giving challenge, came to a close at midnight last night, ending another successful event for the organizer and the local nonprofits who will benefit.

Loessfest 2017 kicks off Friday, May 26th with a concert featuring KC and the Sunshine Band and special guest, Bluffett, a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band. 

Nebraska Appleseed and the Nebraska Department of Education are concerned that so few eligible Nebraska schools are taking advantage of the Community Eligibility Provision, part of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Private school administrators, parents and advocates say they'll keep pushing Nebraska lawmakers to pass school choice legislation next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator is vowing to launch a statewide ballot drive to lower property taxes if lawmakers don't address the issue next year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says cuts to farm subsidies and other rural programs outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal will likely be "perceived as unfair cuts" by constituents and Congress.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature's longtime sergeant-at-arms is retiring after a 58-year career in public service.

Kara Eastman, the President and CEO of Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance, recently announced she will be running against 2nd Congressional District Representative Don Bacon in the May primary next year. 

Caffeine and carrots may be the two newest secret weapons to help protect yourself from the sun.

The Jazz Heritage Series featuring the United States Air Force Band Airmen of Note with special guests will air on three consecutive afternoons May 24-26 at 2 p.m.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A member of the Metropolitan Community College District board in Omaha says she wants to represent Nebraska's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is urging Nebraska's top student test-takers to stay in the state for college or return to build their careers.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmers have planted 92 percent of the state's corn crop, which is three days behind last year's rate mostly due to wet fields from recent storms but their progress is two days ahead of the five-year average.

The Omaha Public Library will officially kick off its Summer Reading Program with a party this Friday at the W. Dale Clark Library, from 10:30 to 12:30.

For those who pay a third or more of their income for a roof over their heads, there’s a lot less money available for food, transportation and medical care costs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center is asking Douglas County for $5 million for its Davis Global Center under construction in Omaha.

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — The Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium at Schramm Park State Recreation Area in eastern Nebraska will close Tuesday for renovations.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Groups that treat people with addictions, mental health problems and developmental disabilities are bracing for state budget cuts they say could force them to reduce staffing and services for some of Nebraska's most vulnerable residents.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities put out the 4th edition of its State of Learning Disabilities report earlier this month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new name has been picked for a baby giraffe born last month at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is traveling back to Japan for another trade mission to promote trade with Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have created a new oversight committee to monitor the state's prison system.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the city of Fremont over land for a Costco chicken processing plant has been dismissed.

News Director Cheril Lee has the story on a high school soccer player who just added an impressive credit to his resume...

  

  

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