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Omaha’s Project Harmony is hosting four days of training on how to identify and help possible victims of child sex trafficking.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature is looking into how state-funded benefit programs may be changed to allow recipients to advance their jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four parochial schools in the Nebraska School Activities Association have introduced a proposal on how schools should handle the participation of transgender students in sports.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — More than a dozen Nebraska and Council Bluffs grocery stores have eliminated tainted beef from suppliers that used products from an Omaha meat-processing facility.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County commissioners have approved more stringent regulations for wind turbines in the county.

Public education advocate and author Diane Ravitch will speak in Omaha Thursday evening about privatization of schools and whether reforms are making a difference.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two environmental groups say they are worried about the safety of railroad bridges because inspection reports generally aren't public, and railroads take care of their own bridges.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With most of this year's corn and soybeans harvested, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is boosting its expectations for the size of the crops.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials plan to put more emphasis on the economic benefits of roads projects when deciding which ones will get funding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers who investigated the state prison system last week say they saw so many problems that they may have to continue direct oversight of the department for years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The founder and former chief executive officer of TierOne Bank has been found guilty of 12 counts related to the bank's failure in 2010.

TransCanada’s application for a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline has been rejected---but the matter could be far from over.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction and lengthy sentence of an Omaha woman for the 2013 killing a 4-month-old baby in her care.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone X-L pipeline isn't likely to end the debate over the project.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's corrections director is facing criticism for spending more than $54,000 on foreign-made lethal injection drugs in May that the state still hasn't received.

Winter Weather Awareness Day in Nebraska and Iowa

Nov 5, 2015

Today is Winter Weather Awareness Day in Nebraska and Iowa.

CAMBRIDGE, Neb. (AP) — Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District water users have filed a second lawsuit seeking damages for lost irrigation water.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say they will receive more than $455,000 in a settlement with two pharmaceutical companies that were accused of overcharging state Medicaid programs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prison officials say they're still working to comply with the recommendations of a report that evaluated what went wrong during a May riot that left two inmates dead.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is again at the center of the political debate over the Keystone XL pipeline as the company behind the project asks the State Department to pause its review of the proposal while TransCanada works with state officials to secure its preferred route.

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City officials in Kansas City estimated that around 800,000 Royals fans gathered for their World Series celebration.  It was especially meaningful to the longest-tenured Royal.


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

A two-year federal budget deal is awaiting President Obama’s signature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says he will disclose all of his personal out-of-state trips and is working with the Nebraska State Patrol to improve tracking of his security detail's overtime expenses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents who rely on public benefits are spending less time on the phone waiting for someone to help them.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a significant stake in Cabela's, and wants the outdoor retailer to consider strategic changes such as selling off the company's credit card unit.

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a new oil and gas pipe manufacturing plant will bring at least 180 jobs to Norfolk.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group that opposes Nebraska's death penalty says the state won't be able to import lethal injection drugs without violating federal law and exposing itself to additional legal challenges.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators have quietly inspected Planned Parenthood of the Heartland's Lincoln and Omaha clinics at the request of Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 34-year-old man accused of stabbing his wife in the neck with a butcher knife has been sentenced to 71 to 95 years in prison in Omaha.

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