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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Disputes over the Republican River continue to cost Nebraska millions in legal expenses despite a new promise of cooperation with fellow river states Kansas and Colorado.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state oversight agency report says Nebraska's child welfare system showed little progress in keeping children in their homes.

PENDER, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for a case that will determine whether businesses that sell alcohol in the village of Pender can be regulated by the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.

Congress passes long-term transportation bill

Dec 4, 2015

Nebraska is set to receive $1.5 billion over the next five years in federal highway funding.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska says it mistakenly disclosed personal dental claims information in statements to more than 1,800 customers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report from the U.S. Census Bureau says Nebraska's foreign-born population ranks among the youngest in the nation.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska advocacy group has called on the state prison system to bulk up its inmate educational programs to better prepare inmates for jobs and prevent further crimes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is turning to the public to build support for his bill to legalize medical cannabis.

Creighton and UNMC researchers will spend the next four years studying the brain development of 9 to 14-year-olds.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's, the outdoor sporting goods chain known for its elaborate in-store wildlife displays, may be seeking a buyer.

Crashes involving bicycles, pedestrians on the rise in Nebraska

Dec 1, 2015

The number of bicyclists and pedestrians killed in accidents involving vehicles is up significantly in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee has released a report recommending more oversight of how the state addresses access and funding issues with mental health services.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures have plunged in a fourth straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region's economy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A joint legislative committee has failed to reach a consensus on ways to reduce Nebraska's reliance on property taxes to pay for schools.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Eastern Nebraska could see freezing rain, sleet and snow overnight through Monday evening.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Lincoln will provide an update on their investigation of an alleged rape that happened at the home where Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong and receiver Jordan Westerkamp live.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman's body has been pulled from the Missouri River just south of Nebraska City.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A candlelight vigil has been held for Syrian refugees in downtown Lincoln a week after Gov. Pete Ricketts joined other Republican governors expressing concern over federal screening of Syrian refugees who want to enter the United States.

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — An English teacher at Norfolk Catholic High School is helping his senior students' writing skills by having them write a novel in a month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are preparing for a tight budget in next year's session, with a projected $110 million revenue shortfall that could force them to cut services or tap the state's rainy-day fund.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State education officials say Nebraska's public high school graduation rate dipped slightly this year, to about 89 percent.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.9 percent in October and was the second lowest state rate in the nation.

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Attorney General's Office and the Johnson County Attorney say charges have been filed against five inmates in connection with a May riot at the prison in Tecumseh that left two inmates dead.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of University of Nebraska-Lincoln students has launched a campaign to raise awareness about beer sales in Whiteclay, a Nebraska town on the border of an officially dry South Dakota Indian reservation.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Supreme Court Justice Michael McCormack is set to retire after 18 years of service.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's courts and office of probation administration say a report that is critical of what was called a lack of progress on juvenile justice reform is inaccurate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline has withdrawn its application for route approval through Nebraska, but a spokesman says the Canadian company reserves the right to reapply.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police are investigating a report of a sexual assault at the residence of Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. and receiver Jordan Westerkamp.

The Governors of 27 states, including Nebraska and Iowa, say their states won’t accept Syrian refugees following terrorist attacks in Paris.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Army National Guard is planning to offer new training and job opportunities to many of its soldiers as it launches the biggest overhaul of its services in 20 years.

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