LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's jobless rate keeps shrinking. The January mark of 3.5 percent is the lowest in the state in more than five years. The new Nebraska figure remains well below the national unemployment rate of 6.6 percent.
KIMBALL, Neb. (AP) - Kimball County officials are warning drivers about local flooding. The highway superintendent says about half the county's gravel roads are washed out because of flooding caused by melting snow and some stretches of U.S. Highway 30 are closed, too.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled again that a father who was misled about the birth of his daughter can halt the baby's adoption. A lower court said the man failed to object to the adoption within five days after the baby was born. But justices say the girl's mother purposely misled the man to prevent him from complying with the state law.
BEEMER, Neb. (AP) - The body of a woman has been found in a wrecked car about a half-mile off a road in northeast Nebraska. A county sheriff believes the car crashed about two weeks before utility workers found it on Wednesday. The woman has been identified as Donna Baumert of West Point.
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