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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will debate a bill aimed at making sure adoptive parents do not lose parental rights if they change their minds about allowing contact with a child's birth parents.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have declined to join a national campaign seeking to amend the Constitution and limit the federal government's power.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Foster children in Nebraska could have more chances to play sports, join a sleepover with friends and attend school dances under a bill advanced by lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could have a tougher time passing new restrictions on farming and ranching under a proposed ballot measure.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would impose statewide rules for police body cameras in Nebraska is stoking a debate over how and when the recordings should be made public.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of farms and ranches in Nebraska declined again last year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests there's been a little improvement in some bankers' views of the rural economy in their 10 Western and Plains states.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's Inc. reported relatively flat fourth-quarter profit of $78.8 million Thursday, and it said no decision has been made on whether to sell all or part of the company.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With Nebraska's ban on gay foster parents no longer in place, Christian placement agencies say they might be forced to choose between their religious beliefs and state funding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal designed to expedite work on Nebraska roads projects is drawing a wide range of supporters, but some lawmakers are questioning their plan to pay for it.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been the first to receive a lung transplant at the Nebraska Medical Center in nearly 20 years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and the Northern Ponca Housing Authority have each received grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to tackle housing issues.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several of the University of Nebraska's biggest projects at its Lincoln and Omaha campuses are being built through private partnerships that don't use public bidding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's tobacco tax could more than double under a bill that is drawing praise from health officials but strong criticism from retailers, grocers and smokers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Reserve says farm income continued to decline during the fourth quarter in Midwestern and Western states, so farmers are borrowing more.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition that has for years battled expanded gambling in Nebraska will muster its resources to fight a ballot campaign that would allow casinos at licensed horse racing tracks.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state corrections director says transforming Nebraska's prisons must begin by expanding and improving lower-security facilities.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net tax receipts were slightly higher than estimated in January.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission says without substantive proof the agency cannot act on allegations that beer-sellers in Whiteclay are abusing their licenses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of a committee that investigated problems with Nebraska's public benefits service says the system has improved, but lawmakers should continue their oversight.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates for survivors of sexual assaults in Nebraska say some victims mistakenly receive statements for medical costs of sexual assault exams, despite state and federal law prohibiting such notices.

Health officials say there’s a very low risk of contracting the Zika virus following a report of two cases in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says Nebraska groundwater is recovering from the drought that ran from early 2012 through summer 2013.

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A new administrator has been announced for the Beatrice State Developmental Center.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health officials say two travel-related cases of Zika virus have been reported in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would ban small, flame-powered paper air balloons in Nebraska is headed to a final vote in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Greater Omaha Packing Co. boiler room operator is suing the company, saying he wasn't paid for the half-hour lunch breaks he was never allowed to take.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed an eastern Nebraska judge to serve on the state Supreme Court.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Roads Department says Interstate 80 will reopen in both directions Wednesday afternoon.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several Nebraska schools, businesses and institutions have remained closed a second day as workers try to reopen snow-covered roads.

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