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Bankers: Trade war having negative effect on rural economies

Bankers: Trade war having negative effect on rural economies

More bankers surveyed in parts of 10 Plains and Western states say President Donald Trump's trade skirmishes are having a negative effect on their local economies.

Missouri River remains high because of releases from dams

Missouri River remains high because of releases from dams

The lower Missouri River is likely to remain high throughout the summer because of the large amount of water being released from dams upstream.

Heat wave forecast prompts Chicago public housing checks

Heat wave forecast prompts Chicago public housing checks

By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press

Nebraska prison officials say 2 staffers assaulted by inmate

Nebraska prison officials say 2 staffers assaulted by inmate

Prison officials say an inmate has assaulted two staff members at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.

Omaha parks repurpose materials from mall renovation

Omaha parks repurpose materials from mall renovation

Omaha parks are repurposing leftover material from a mall renovation to construct seats and fencing.

Officer finds explosive device in Lincoln alley

Officer finds explosive device in Lincoln alley

Authorities say the Lincoln fire department used a robot to pick up for disposal an explosive device found in an alley.

Omaha suburb adds more than 3,200 residents in annexations

Omaha suburb adds more than 3,200 residents in annexations

An Omaha suburb has raised its population to nearly 24,000 with its latest annexations.

Man convicted in Lincoln woman's slaying wants new trial

Man convicted in Lincoln woman's slaying wants new trial

A man convicted of killing a 24-year-old Lincoln woman wants a new trial.

Chiropractor, prep track standout win buffalo chip toss

Chiropractor, prep track standout win buffalo chip toss

A Chadron chiropractor and a former Chadron High School track standout have won top honors in the World Championship Buffalo Chip Throw contest during the 43nd annual Fur Trade Days celebration in Chadron.

Police say man died after crashing car in eastern Omaha

Police say man died after crashing car in eastern Omaha

Police say a driver died after crashing his car in eastern Omaha.

University employees told private data is on stolen laptop

University employees told private data is on stolen laptop

University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials say personal and financial information on more than 900 current and former employees were contained in a laptop computer stolen from a university consultant who was vacationing in...

Report: Speed, alcohol factors in crash that killed teens

Report: Speed, alcohol factors in crash that killed teens

Investigators say they found evidence of alcohol use and excessive speed in a crash that killed four Gretna teenage girls and seriously injured a fifth.

Omaha woman accused of allowing girl to be abused

Omaha woman accused of allowing girl to be abused

An Omaha woman accused of allowing a 13-year-old girl to be sexually assaulted will stand trial on sex trafficking and child abuse charges.

Gov. Ricketts to host Nebraska economic development summit

Gov. Ricketts to host Nebraska economic development summit

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is set to host the state's annual economic development summit.

ACLU of Nebraska launches website for transgender people

ACLU of Nebraska launches website for transgender people

Nebraska residents who identify as transgender now have a website where they can get state-specific information about their rights and available resources.

Emergency officials urge flood victims to document damage

Emergency officials urge flood victims to document damage

State emergency officials are urging south-central Nebraska residents and local governments to document any damage they experienced from flooding earlier this month.