Headlines, People, and other news from the State of Nebraska

A look at pension problems, solutions in US cities

Is tornado intensity increasing? (Op-Ed)

Nebraska awards $2.7M for public works projects

Former Gretna city administrator pleads no contest

Firings of Wayne police chief, lieutenant upheld

6 Neb. cities share $1.1M in development grants

Back to basics: Advice for cities in fiscal crisis

Why do anti-hunger and anti-obesity initiatives always fall short?

USDA announces Federal resource guide to assist rural communities

105 Mayors Join “Extra Mile Day” Mission

Millions still without power amid record heat wave

Government jobs hit 4-year high

What the states can do to enforce immigration laws

Layoffs hitting public workers; recovery is hurt

National League of Cities back administration’s annoucement on deportations

Major cities worldwide move to cut emissions

Fremont OKs no smoking rule for parks

Homelessness made tougher in many cities

U.S. cities lag in climate change prep

Seth McKinney, Sponsor Spotlight

ANALYSIS: Mega-cities and the future opportunities for ‘mobility integrators’

Unemployment rates fall in most US metro areas

Beleaguered Bellevue police chief retires

Allergies are tied to urban living

Nation’s cities almost free of segregation, study finds

Governing the 21st century city

Urban America: U.S. cities in the global era

Gretna city administrator fired after theft report

Should government employees have an expectation to privacy in text messages?

Local governments taking lead in being social

Nebraska councilman takes deal in sex assault case

The Simple Math That Can Save Cities From Bankruptcy

Gallup: McAllen, TX most obese city at 38%

Omaha council to consider expanded bias ordinance

Judge rules against city’s immigration plan