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Allen 55, Wynot 47
Alliance 68, Gordon/Rushville 23
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Axtell 55, Arapahoe 46
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade has found a way to let customers instantly fund their brokerage accounts by using Apple Pay and their debit cards.
The Omaha-Nebraska-based company says the new service will eliminate delays investors usually encounter while funds are ...
Principal who banned Christmas from school won’t return
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska principal placed on leave after a Christian group threatened legal action over her ban on Christmas and holiday symbols has been moved into a different district job.
Elkhorn Public Schools Superintendent Bary Habrock told parents and staff Monday evening that ...
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College View Academy 65, Whiting, Iowa 36
O’Neill 46, Neligh-Oakdale 42
Omaha Benson 65, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson, Iowa 52
Omaha Nation 74, Homer 53
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North Platte 50, ...
Omaha man accused of killing son pleads no contest
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man accused of killing his 2-month-old son has pleaded no contest.
Douglas County District Court records say 19-year-old Missael Valadez entered the plea last week. The charge: child abuse resulting in death. He’ll be sentenced in March.
Police say Valadez ...
Experts will discuss blood cancer treatment options
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cancer experts will answer questions about the latest treatments for blood cancers at an event in Omaha next month.
The free educational program on Feb. 9 will feature experts who are attending the American Society of Hematology conference in Omaha. It will be held at ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha City Council members are exploring options to place additional requirements on awarding project incentives and have delayed granting a developer’s request to help fund two projects following tenant complaints about his other properties.
City Council will revisit ...
Climate change and health topic of Omaha Science Cafe
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Climate change and health is the subject of Tuesday’s Omaha Science Cafe.
The speaker will be University of Nebraska Medical Center professor Jesse Bell. He will discuss why climate change — or global warming — matters to human health.
The event is scheduled to ...
Nebraska designer’s hat displayed in New York’s Met Museum
SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (AP) — A little art shop on Main Street in Springfield, Nebraska, features creative, charming and whimsical hats handmade by Omaha milliner Margie Trembley.
For a few more weeks, a gallery at the venerable Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is featuring a ...
Winter storm dumps snow, slicks roads in eastern Nebraska
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists to stay off roads in portions of central and eastern Nebraska as a winter storm pushes through the region.
The patrol says snow has covered many county and backroads, making driving difficult.
Snow that began Friday ...
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Allen 67, Whiting, Iowa 26
Alliance 65, Chadron 31
Amherst 47, Pleasanton 39
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Arapahoe 54, Elwood 37
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating whether a fleeing suspect accidentally shot himself to death as he ran from officers.
Police say the incident happened Thursday night after officers tried to pull over a car suspected in a recent robbery. Police say the car sped away, and ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man is left scratching his head after thieves came onto his property and, instead of breaking into his home, stole the landscaping outside of it.
Lavern Smith of Omaha tells
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha officials and the Salvation Army have devised a new program that would pay homeless people $10 an hour to work with flowers and other plants that beautify the city.
The City Council will vote Tuesday on the program, which they’re calling “A Way to Work,”
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the Nebraska Legislature’s second day (all times local):
Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers is renewing his push to abolish the death penalty after his last successful attempt was overturned by voters in 2016.
The longtime Omaha ...
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha real estate company has proposed a plan to turn a vacant former college dormitory into apartments for homeless veterans, as another local veterans housing facility has reached capacity.
Burlington Capital Real Estate is seeking $347,000 in tax-increment ...
Omaha to seek bids on glittery airport access roadway
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has decided to seek bids instead of awarding a local nursery a no-bid contact to maintain an elaborately landscaped airport access roadway.
The Peter Kiewit Foundation no longer is funding the maintenance of Abbott Drive, which includes the ...
Woman imprisoned for having sex with ward of the state
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa woman accused of having sex with a teenage boy staying at the Child Saving Institute shelter in Omaha has been sent to prison.
Douglas County District Court records say 24-year-old Hanna Dickerson was sentenced Tuesday to two years. She’d pleaded guilty to ...
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Mebane is likely to play for the Los Angeles Chargers this week following the death of his 7-week old daughter.
Mebane had missed five of the past seven games, including last week’s wild-card game at Baltimore, to be with his family.
“She wasn’t ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man suspected in a south Omaha slaying has appeared in court on murder and other charges and will be held without bond.
Television station WOWT reports that a judge on Wednesday ...
Judge frees Palestinian man from 2-year immigration hold
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Palestinian man who was jailed in Iowa for two years while immigration authorities tried to secure permission to deport him has been released after a federal judge ruled he had been held for too long without a reasonable expectation of being repatriated ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the first day of Nebraska’s 2019 legislative session (all times local):
The new chairwoman of the Nebraska Legislature’s Revenue Committee says she plans to start work right away on a property tax package to ease the burden on farmers, ...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Officials in western Iowa say the body of a man has been found by firefighters in an apartment where they were fighting a fire.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fifteen years later, the decision to fire Frank Solich after he won 75 percent of his games in six seasons at Nebraska still stirs debate among Cornhuskers fans.
Solich had kept a low profile when he came back to the state to see family and friends over the years, and he ...
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- Globe NewswireArvig Extending Fiber Network from Scott County, Minnesota, to the Nebraska Data Centers in OmahaJanuary 8, 2019
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Nebraska man has been charged in Iowa with conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and other counts.
The Iowa Insurance Division says in a news release that 34-year-old Peere Shackelford, of Omaha, was also charged with second-degree arson and ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker wants to close a 143-year-old loophole in the state constitution that allows people to be enslaved as punishment for a crime.
Sen. Justin Wayne, of Omaha, says he will introduce a ballot proposal to amend the Nebraska Constitution during the ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police say a head-on collision in northeast Lincoln killed an Iowa man and injured two Nebraska residents.
The crash occurred around 7:40 p.m. Monday. Police say a northbound car driven by 28-year-old Jacob Stewart veered into a southbound lane, striking an oncoming ...
Man accused of teen sex trafficking takes plea deal
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man suspected of intending to make a prostitute out of a 15-year-old Iowa runaway has taken a plea deal.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Lindsay Corp. (LNN) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $1.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had net income of 11 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 38 cents per share.
The irrigation ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man suspected in an Omaha slaying has been found in the Saline County community of Crete.
Omaha police said in a news release Monday night that 20-year-old Anthony Sanchez was arrested and is being held in Douglas County Jail in Omaha. Court records say he’s charged ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific has hired an industry veteran to lead its efforts to change the way the railroad operates.
The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Monday that it hired longtime Canadian National railroad executive Jim Vena to be its chief operating officer.
Vena will ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha surgeons have filed a lawsuit alleging they were wrongfully suspended from a children’s hospital after they raised safety concerns following the death of a 7-month-old during an operation.
Drs. Jason Miller and Mark Puccioni contend Children’s Hospital & ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man whose children had decided to remove his breathing tubes has recovered and left an Omaha hospital after weeks of therapy.
Now his family members call T. Scott Marr — once nearly brain-dead — the “miracle man.”
Marr originally was diagnosed with a stroke on ...
Insurer settles parents’ claim in Omaha boy’s death
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The parents of an Omaha Public Schools student struck and killed by a school bus have settled their claim with the bus fleet’s insurer.
Officials say National Interstate Insurance agreed to the settlement of more than $263,000 with the parents of Haji Mohamed while still ...
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitchell Hahn and Matt Pile combined to score 39 points as Omaha rolled past North Dakota State, 90-77 to win their second Summit League game in three starts to open the conference season Wednesday night.
The Mavericks bounced back after taking their first loss in five ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha teacher has announced his intention to run for the Nebraska Legislature in 2020.
Tim Royers said Wednesday he will seek the seat held by current state Sen. Rick Kolowski, who will be ineligible to run again in 2020 because of term limits. His announcement came ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge in Nebraska cited 15 sexual misconduct cases involving deputies or other employees in refusing to dismiss a woman’s lawsuit against the Douglas County sheriff and his office over how they handled her misconduct complaint.
U.S. District Judge Joseph ...
Nebraska man gets 10 years for stealing copper wire in Iowa
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing copper wire in western Iowa that was soon tracked to his Nebraska home.
Nzekwesi’s 28 points, 14 boards lead Oral Roberts to win
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 28 points on 12-of-19 shooting and 14 rebounds, D.J. Weaver made seven 3-pointers and scored 21 and Oral Roberts beat Omaha 87-84 on Sunday.
Kevin Obanor made two free throws with 29 seconds left to give ORU an 87-83 lead. JT Gibson was off on a ...
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CWC 49, Ewing 43
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Wakefield 46, Pierce 43
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Blue Hill 56, Minden 44
Chadron 50, Custer, S.D. 38
Heartland 63, Palmer 40
Omaha Marian 71, Papillion-LaVista South 60
Omaha Skutt Catholic 63, Crete 36
Tri County 66, Diller-Odell 35
Nebraska center monitors person for possible Ebola exposure
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American who was providing medical assistance in Congo may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus and is being monitored at a Nebraska medical center.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha confirmed Saturday that it was housing the person in a secure ...
DeSoto Wildlife Refuge visitor center to close for holiday
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge visitor center will close for New Year’s Day.
Officials say the center will close Monday at noon and reopen Wednesday morning.
The seasonal sections of the refuge tour road and refuge grounds will remain open during the federal ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska at Omaha biomechanics boss Nick Stergiou returned to campus after commencement ceremonies this month and watched the three-story addition to his Biomechanics Research Building taking shape.
Stergiou took smartphone pictures of the construction from ...
Gibson’s career night helps Omaha beat Denver 91-84
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JT Gibson hit five 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 22 points and Matt Pile scored 17 on 8-of-12 shooting to help Omaha hold on for a 91-84 win over Denver on Friday night in the Summit League opener for both teams.
Mitch Hahn added 16 points, Zach Jackson ...
Former tenants of dilapidated Omaha apartments sue owner
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — More than 90 former tenants have sued the owner of Omaha apartments that the city has deemed unlivable.
City inspectors evacuated hundreds of Myanmar refugees from the Yale Park Apartments Sept. 20, citing ...