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Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center is one of 60 hospitals nationwide taking part in a clinical trial for a new heart pump device.

NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they're seeking a man who disarmed a police officer in northeast Nebraska, pointed the gun at the officer and then ran.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off their 2016 session with an expected focus on property taxes, prisons and a looming state budget shortfall.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A veteran prosecutor and Nebraska state senator want the veil of secrecy lifted from grand jury investigations into police shootings.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska is overusing solitary confinement on juveniles and warns that policies on how it is enforced vary widely throughout the state.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures have dropped for a fifth straight month in a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing continuing evidence of a regional economic slowdown.

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot has been found dead at the scene of a plane crash in northeast Nebraska.

Nebraska Appleseed wants the Unicameral to study for-profit colleges to determine if those schools are engaging in “problematic practices.”

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A public interest group wants the Legislature to examine the practices and performance measures of for-profit colleges operating in Nebraska.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities have dropped one of the child sex abuse counts that had been filed against a man already serving time in Nebraska for a similar crime.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's population grew modestly again this year, but it might not be enough to protect all three of the state's U.S. House seats after the 2020 Census.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is warning the public about a recent postcard scam that has targeted businesses.

Nebraska gets top 10 ranking in overall economic health

Dec 22, 2015

Nebraska ranks seventh in the nation for overall economic health, according to a new report.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska says it continues to improve the way it runs its economic and food assistance programs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are gearing up for next year's legislative session with a focus on broad-based property tax relief for city dwellers as well as farmers and ranchers.

Greg Echlin

Basketball takes over again at CenturyLink Center tonight, but the arena was the epicenter of women’s volleyball over the weekend.  As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports, the price of admission turned out to be well worth it for Husker fans.


Greg Echlin

A record crowd turned out for Thursday night’s semifinals of the NCAA women’s volleyball championship and saw the Huskers advance to the championship. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bankers expect economic activity to remain slow in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states over the next few months.

In the first NCAA women’s volleyball championship in Omaha since 2008, the Huskers will play the second game of the doubleheader.  The Kansas Jayhawks are bracing themselves for a crowd that won’t be in their favor.


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed a Norfolk woman to serve as the state's new economic development director.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska property owners will soon get a statement in the mail telling them how much money the state has spent to reduce their property tax burden.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man serving time for sexual assault is getting another shot at his case after the state Supreme Court cited his lawyer's failure to object to the remarks of a prosecutor who had promised to remain silent during the man's sentencing hearing.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nativity scene will be removed from the Nebraska Capitol in the days before Christmas because atheist groups have reserved all the available space.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say they're looking for ways to recover more than $54,000 that was spent on lethal injection drugs from a supplier in India.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Strong winds have destroyed a northeast Nebraska church that was being rebuilt after a devastating tornado.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state government tax collections in November were more than 1 percent higher than expected.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska School Activities Association has proposed a draft policy that would put the initial decision to let transgender students in high school sports in the hands of parents and local school districts.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of an inmate accused of attacking a prison caseworker with the worker's own pepper spray — despite the prison's destruction of both the spray and surveillance video of the attack before trial.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new director is taking over a Nebraska state agency that serves people with developmental disabilities.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that six people wrongly convicted in a 1985 slaying of a woman in southeast Nebraska should have a chance to argue that the officials who prosecuted them acted improperly.

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