Updated: 03/05/2014 - Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is planning his second trip to Iowa since running as the Republicans' 2012 vice presidential nominee.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - A study by national online real estate brokerage firm Movoto found Omaha and Lincoln are among the best cities for women to work.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - More than 37,500 names were added to the Nebraska State Treasurer’s unclaimed property list in 2013 and are included in the annual Unclaimed Property Report to be published in Nebraska newspapers during March and April.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - Remember life before social media? Before texting and tweets? KOLN-TV in Lincoln set out to find a family willing to give it up for two weeks. A family of six in Seward, Nebraska read about the challenge on Twitter and decided to give it a try.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - The State Board of Education has approved Nebraska's first fine arts standards in music, visual, performing and media arts. The standards set expectations for what schools should teach in each of the areas.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - Police rushed to a north Omaha neighborhood Wednesday morning to investigate a reported shooting, but they discovered a different situation once they arrived on scene.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - The word retard(ed) hurts millions of people with intellectual disabilities, their families and friends. Most don't think of it as hate speech, but that's exactly what it feels like. Goodwill Industries in Omaha will join the national effort to help promote the new R-word, respect, by asking its employees and patrons to sign a pledge Wednesday to eliminate hateful speech from their vocabulary.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - NCAA March Madness is just weeks away, and Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Bracket Challenge is now underway.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - Lincoln Public School students are learning school bus safety tips. Drivers go over the locations of the first aid kit, fire extinguisher and emergency exits. Students also learn how to call for help on the radio, especially useful if the driver is somehow incapacitated.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - Animal protection advocates are applauding President Barack Obama for proposing a continued federal ban on commercial horse slaughter in the U.S.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - Des Moines police say at least six people have been arrested in connection to an investigation into the sale of synthetic marijuana.
Updated: 03/05/2014 - A bill inspired by the decision to relocate a Nebraska state veterans home has advanced out of a legislative committee, but the new measure would only apply to future projects.
Posted: 03/04/2014 - Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident at 52nd and Underwood Tuesday morning.