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News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT

A man convicted of killing his longtime girlfriend in an Omaha suburb has been sentenced to decades in prison. Omaha television station KETV reports that 57-year-old Alan Stack was sentenced Tuesday in Sarpy County...

Officials say county was overpaid for cable franchise fee

Officials say county was overpaid for cable franchise fee

A Nebraska Panhandle county board must decide how to return more than $413,000 that it erroneously received for cable franchising fees.

Man gets 20 months for North Platte pedestrian's death

Man gets 20 months for North Platte pedestrian's death

A man has been given 20 months for the death of a pedestrian in North Platte.

Eastern Nebraska man claims $1M Powerball prize

Eastern Nebraska man claims $1M Powerball prize

An eastern Nebraska man has claimed his $1 million Powerball prize.

The Latest: Marine waives hearing over firearms allegations

The Latest: Marine waives hearing over firearms allegations

The Latest on a Marine facing allegations that he tried to bring weapons onto an Air Force base (all times local):

Nebraska moves all girls out of facility for troubled youth

Nebraska moves all girls out of facility for troubled youth

Nebraska officials are moving 24 teenage girls out of a state-run facility for female juvenile offenders after learning that many were confined to buildings with fire hazards, holes in the wall and water damage.

Nebraska boy sentenced to prison for Iowa man's slaying

Nebraska boy sentenced to prison for Iowa man's slaying

A 16-year-old Nebraska boy has been sentenced to 10 to 50 years in prison for the slaying of a man in western Iowa.

Nebraska Lottery says someone won $1M in Powerball game

Nebraska Lottery says someone won $1M in Powerball game

The Nebraska Lottery says someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Schuyler has won $1 million.

Former foster care youths targeted in college campus plan

Former foster care youths targeted in college campus plan

A banker who leads a nonprofit wants to transfer an old college campus in eastern Nebraska into a place where former foster care youths would live and learn various trades.

Iowa man killed in northeast Nebraska highway collision

Iowa man killed in northeast Nebraska highway collision

Authorities say an Iowa man died after his vehicle collided with another on a northeast Nebraska highway.

Marine faces military hearing over firearms allegations

Marine faces military hearing over firearms allegations

A Marine stationed in Hawaii is facing a military hearing after officials say he tried to bring weapons onto an Air Force base in Nebraska.

Gage County plans to put its drug dog back to work

Gage County plans to put its drug dog back to work

The Gage County Sheriff's office plans to put its drug dog back to work with a new handler.

2 moms charged in adoption scams were Florida jail inmates

2 moms charged in adoption scams were Florida jail inmates

Authorities say two Florida women scammed two adoptive couples in cases that appear unrelated but started when they were pregnant in the same jail.

New challenge to hunters: Take along someone new to hunting

New challenge to hunters: Take along someone new to hunting

Nebraska officials are challenging hunters to pledge that they'll introduce someone new to hunting in the coming seasons.

Lawmaker: Humans not changing climate but must prepare

Lawmaker: Humans not changing climate but must prepare

A lawmaker who doesn't believe humans are causing climate change is nevertheless leading a push to ensure Nebraska farmers are better prepared for extreme weather like the blizzards and flooding that hit the state this...

Hope for crops fades in Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation failure

Hope for crops fades in Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation failure

Farmers in Wyoming and Nebraska affected by an irrigation tunnel collapse are losing hope their crops will be salvageable.

Police: Motorcyclist killed in Interstate 80 crash in Omaha

Police: Motorcyclist killed in Interstate 80 crash in Omaha

Omaha police say a motorcyclist has died after he and a car collided while trying to merge into the same lane on Interstate 80.