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Seventeen lawmakers, who as freshmen replaced the first senators term-limited out of office, reach the same fate.

State Department officials provided no new timeline for a final decision, although it appeared likely to stretch beyond the midterm elections in...
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her...
Ralston authorities believe Amiee Kearns, 42, was a drug dealer who owed money.
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Interstate construction to cause lane shifts, closings in Omaha area
Drivers on the Interstate system in the Omaha area should be prepared for a number of changes next week.
Man, 21, shot in ankle while walking near 30th, W Streets
The victim was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
Teenager arrested after woman's purse is snatched outside Omaha store
Gach P. Yiech, 17, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, attempted robbery, use of a weapon to commit a felony and obstructing police officers, said Officer James Shade, a police spokesman.
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Dems criticize governor hopeful Beau McCoy's ad in which he strikes a Barack Obama doll
Nebraska Democrats on Friday criticized a TV ad showing Republican governor candidate Beau McCoy knocking a Barack Obama doll off a fence post with his hand.
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High court denies death row appeal of cult leader convicted of murder
This marks the fifth time Michael Ryan, the former religious cult leader convicted of the torture and murder of a follower, has lost an appeal to overturn his death sentence.
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Last day of 2014 Legislature: Praise, passage of a last few bills and more on mountain lions
Nebraska lawmakers adjourned for the final time this year at 5:36 p.m. Thursday but not before hearing one more time from State Sen. Ernie Chambers about his desire to ban mountain lion hunting in Nebraska.
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Southerly winds carry smoke to Nebraska and Iowa from controlled burns on pasture land hundreds of miles away
Omahan charged in fatal shooting in Benson neighborhood
Dennis Brewer Jr., 21, is ordered held without bail in the slaying of Tielor Williams, 18, at Gallagher Park on Monday night
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Crack ring's leaders join others in prison as a result of Operation Purple Haze
Eric English, 30, received 22 to 33 years for distributing crack cocaine and possessing a firearm. Carlos Taylor, 35, was sentenced to 20 to 35 years for possessing and delivering crack cocaine.
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Search the salaries of employees at public agencies in Nebraska.
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A voice of experience: Ex-gang member helps lead fight against Omaha violence
Chevist Johnson was hired by the Omaha Police Department in 2011 to become its first gang specialist, focusing on north Omaha. Encouraged by the impact Johnson made in schools, jails, homes and community groups, the city has added a second specialist, this time in South Omaha.
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The thrill of the skill: Omaha hosts statewide contest for students of the trades
This week, the Nebraska chapter of SkillsUSA hosted 1,500 students from high school and college for the first time in Omaha.
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Omaha judge reprimanded for intervening in peer attorney's DUI case
The Nebraska Supreme Court issued the reprimand after an investigation into Gregory Schatz’s actions in obtaining the release from jail of Michael Davlin.
Intoxicated man with pellet gun climbs billboard's scaffold; is arrested
A security guard spotted the man, whom the guard thought had a rifle in his backpack, and called police.
Police seek public's help in finding an armed man
The man is accused of shooting someone from a car on March 30.
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Church is pressing its case for old Temple Israel site
Coram Deo says it wants to buy the property, which is under a contract tied to an apartment project.
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Friday's attendance dips at Millard West after bathroom threat
Attendance was lower than normal at Millard West High School on Friday after a threat of violence spooked parents and students.
Man taken into custody in domestic dispute
He led authorities on a two-hour manhunt in northwest Omaha before his capture.
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Saturday forecast opens window for gardening; Easter egg hunts look iffy on Sunday
Rain could start falling in the afternoon, but Omahans could do some planting earlier that day.
OPPD board holding public forum, open house May 7
For the first time, the meeting with ratepayers will be streamed live or broadcast in real time to satellite locations across the service area.
Keystone XL pipeline backers blast ‘political expediency’ as foes hail ruling to delay decision
Interstate construction to cause lane shifts, closings in Omaha area
Man, 21, shot in ankle while walking near 30th, W Streets
Teenager arrested after woman's purse is snatched outside Omaha store
Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
Slaying of woman in Ralston apartment likely over drugs, police say
Dems criticize governor hopeful Beau McCoy's ad in which he strikes a Barack Obama doll
Omahan charged in fatal shooting in Benson neighborhood
Friday's attendance dips at Millard West after bathroom threat
High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
Crack ring's leaders join others in prison as a result of Operation Purple Haze
High court denies death row appeal of cult leader convicted of murder
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Man taken into custody in domestic dispute
Omaha judge reprimanded for intervening in peer attorney's DUI case
Intoxicated man with pellet gun climbs billboard's scaffold; is arrested
Police seek public's help in finding an armed man
Saturday forecast opens window for gardening; Easter egg hunts look iffy on Sunday
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Last day of 2014 Legislature: Praise, passage of a last few bills and more on mountain lions
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
A voice of experience: Ex-gang member helps lead fight against Omaha violence
Church is pressing its case for old Temple Israel site
OPPD board holding public forum, open house May 7
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Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.
Breaking Brad: At least my kid never got stuck inside a claw machine
We need a new rule in Lincoln. If your kid is discovered inside the claw machine at a bowling alley, you are forever barred from being nominated for "Mother of the Year."
Breaking Brad: How many MECA board members can we put in a luxury suite?
As a stunt at the Blue Man Group show, MECA board members are going to see how many people they can stuff into one luxury suite.
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