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Kanger, who will be paid an annual salary of $146,676, had been serving as interim chief since August. He succeeds Mike McDonnell, who retired.
The Nebraska Legislature wraps up a busy, yet often rancorous and frustrating, session today. We offer you a checklist of major legislation passed, and not passed, this year.
University Village will include not only student housing, but also public residential areas, restaurants, retail and recreation areas
In the 2nd District, Rep. Lee Terry had $762,000 in his war chest as of March 31. His primary opponent, Dan Frei, had about $19,000. On the Democratic side, State Sen. Brad Ashford had $74,000 in cash.
But they acknowledge that he is immature and has extensive problems
LINCOLN — Gov. Dave Heineman signed legislation Wednesday that takes major steps to address water scarcity, water surpluses and water quality across the state.
The center, officially opening today on the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Dodge Street campus, is filled with university organizations and small nonprofits committed to the public good.
Osborn and Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, will talk about tax issues, and then listeners can ask questions.
A passenger who disrupted a Southwest Airlines flight that was diverted to Omaha needs to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney says.
The cuts planned by Chancellor Harvey Perlman are intended to fix a shortfall of about 1 percent of the university's $407.5 million annual operating budget.
Two Omaha brothers were sentenced to lengthy prison terms within minutes of each other Wednesday for gun charges stemming from a violent home invasion.
State lawmakers advanced a tax-relief package that added up to $412 million over five years this session, but did not include Heineman's sought-after income tax cuts.
In 1965, Mary Beth Tinker, then 13, was among a handful of students who wore black armbands to her Des Moines junior high school to protest the Vietnam War.
Austin Wright, 18, of Benkelman was last seen in McCook on March 8; he was reported missing by his family March 9.
The Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station north of Omaha is powering back up today after it started to shut down to repair a broken air conditioner.
All outdoor burning should be avoided, the National Weather Service says.
Jenkins first enters guilty pleas, then changes them to no-contest pleas. The judge then found him guilty.
Sasse's great-uncle, Rupert Dunklau, acknowledged in an interview that he gave the group $100,000 but said he had not seen the ad. He and his wife declined to say who runs the pro-Sasse PAC called Ensuring a Conservative Nebraska.
The friend, Joshua Schmitt, 21, said he drove the Ford Explorer to Methodist Hospital, where Tielor Williams, 18, was pronounced dead Monday night.
Parents need to realize that they cannot simply rely on the “tried and true” methods and trust children to report the situation, says an expert who has worked with offenders.