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Several school districts cancel classes in wake of storms

OMAHA, Neb. - The storm system that glazed much of Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa with ice has mostly left the states, but officials remain cautious about traveler safety even as dire weather warnings are ... Read More

Man killed in Otoe County collision

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a 43-year-old man has died in a collision between his car and a semi-trailer in Otoe County. The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 75 south of Nebraska City. The Otoe County Sheriff... Read More

Taxes, voting, education, agriculture among bills lawmakers propose

LINCOLN--The second week of the 2017 legislative session produced a variety of bills. Here are some of the notable bills introduced last week. Several of the bills introduced related to taxes and worker benefits: LB 169, sponsored by Sen. Jus... Read More

(VIDEO) Outdoors and the latest road conditions

From the Nebraska Department of Roads: Here's a look at road conditions across #Nebraska as of 10 AM this morning. If you must travel, be sure to #SlowDown & #BuckleUp. Courtesy/ Nebraska Department of Roads. Road conditions as of 10:0... Read More

Gov. Ricketts’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Statement

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day which is celebrated on January 16, 2017. “This day is set part not only to honor Dr. King, but also to rededicate ourselves to ... Read More

Senator Fischer delivers weekly Republican address

This weekend, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) delivered the weekly Republican address to the nation. Senator Fischer discussed the Senate’s passage this week of the resolution paving the way to repeal ObamaCare. You can watch her address below... Read More

$9 min. wage creates hiring challenge for Nebraska parks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Seasonal workers who mow lawns, scrub toilets and answer phones at Nebraska's state parks can command a higher salary, thanks to the state's $9 minimum wage. State government is exempt from the minimum wage requirement, bu... Read More

(AUDIO) National Weather Service Update Monday, 6:25am

Jeff Kelly, Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Hastings on continued icing. some snow, for today with Dave Schroeder.     ...ICE STORM WARNING MUCH OF EASTERN NEBRASKA THROUGH TONIGHT... ...WINTER STOR... Read More

Sponsor of failed casino petition drive sues polling company

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The main sponsor of a failed proposal to allow casino gambling in Nebraska is suing the polling company that failed to gather enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot last year for $1.3 million. The Omaha World-Herald re... Read More

(AUDIO) Ice and Winter Storm warnings continue into Monday

Hear interview with Meteorologist Merl Heinlein in the Hastings National Weather Service Office on a review of weather activity on Sunday and projection in Monday. Recorded at 8:15pm Sunday. ...ICE STORM WARNING TONIGHT INTO MONDAY NIGHT FOR P... Read More

North Platte man takes own life as officers attempt to apprehend him

A 37-year-old North Platte man takes own life as officers attempted to apprehend him Sunday afternoon. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, the North Platte 911 Center was contacted by a citizen at 1:31pm Sunday about the location of a m... Read More