On Monday, much of the continental U.S. will experience the first total solar eclipse in almost 100 years. Nebraska is one of the best places to see it. Solar eclipses occur when... more››
State officials’ reactions ranged from hopeful to defiant, after the ACLU filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court over conditions and overcrowding in Nebraska prisons.At a... more››
The Nebraska prison system, plagued by years of overcrowding, staff turnover, unrest and violence, has been hit by a lawsuit filed by representatives of the inmates confined in... more››
During the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, spectators will turn their eyes upward to see the moon pass in front of the sun. But many Midwest scientists will turn their eyes and cameras to... more››
Hundreds of rural hospitals in the United States are facing financial difficulties.  Since 2010, at least 79 rural hospitals have closed across the country, and more are at risk... more››
Imagine going to the grocery store for dinner, not to pick up a rotisserie chicken but to actually eat at the store. As online grocery shopping grows, supermarkets are adding... more››
In the middle of a cornfield in central Nebraska, an oasis of art is growing. Art Farm, situated off a long dirt road outside the small town of Marquette, started back in 1993 as... more››
Investigations in recent use-of-force incidents by Nebraska state troopers have placed Governor Pete Ricketts at odds with the troopers' union.Ricketts wants to reopen... more››
The Keystone XL hearing ended Thursday morning, one day earlier than scheduled. Thursday morning’s brief cross-examination of a couple TransCanada witnesses focused mostly on... more››
TransCanada questions claims that the Keystone XL oil pipeline would harm land values along the proposed route in Nebraska. Meanwhile, environmental groups argue electric lines... more››
Omaha’s Bryant-Fisher family will reunite this weekend for the 100th consecutive year. The family will be celebrating its long tradition and history.The Family HistoryWe’ll leave... more››
Hearings on the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline route through Nebraska continued yesterday in an effort to decide whether to reject or reroute it.TransCanada officials... more››

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