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Waverly ranks the richest of Nebraska towns, study finds

Waverly was ranked the richest town in Nebraska in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Nebraska ranks 11th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Nebraska finished 11th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Nebraska ranks 15th highest for state tax collections per capita

Nebraska finished 15th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Red Cloud ranks the poorest of Nebraska towns, study finds

Red Cloud was ranked the poorest town in Nebraska in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Nebraska is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Nebraska, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: University of Nebraska-Lincoln ranks 82nd best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Nebraska-Lincoln finished in a tie for 82nd in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: University of Nebraska-Omaha ranks 25th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Nebraska-Omaha finished in a tie for 25th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Nebraska ranks 44th in hospital safety analysis

Nebraska finished 44th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln ranks 39th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Nebraska-Lincoln finished in a tie for 39th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Sheridan County ranks the poorest of Nebraska counties, study finds

Sheridan County was ranked the poorest county in Nebraska in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Sarpy County has fastest growing local economy in Nebraska

Sarpy County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Nebraska in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln ranks 77th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Nebraska-Lincoln finished in a tie for 77th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

University of Nebraska rated top employer in Nebraska, study finds

University of Nebraska employs 14,000 workers in Nebraska, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Nebraska ranks 18th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Nebraska finished 18th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Nebraska finishes 9th on best state ranking

Nebraska was ranked the ninth best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Nebraska rank 25th highest in nation

The average Nebraska teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $54,506, the 25th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Douglas County posts 251st highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 969 properties in Douglas County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 251st highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Nebraska-Lincoln's engineering program ranks 95th best in the nation, study finds

University of Nebraska-Lincoln finished in a tie for 95th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Omaha area posts 132nd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,027 properties in the Omaha area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 132nd highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Nebraska posts 10th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,784 properties in Nebraska started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 41st highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

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