The average cost of a hotel in the U.S. is about $120 per night. Meanwhile the average cost of renting a room through the peer-to peer property rental service Airbnb is $80. The... more››
Two big meat companies, Tyson and Cargill, recently invested in a lab-grown protein start-up. Some said it was a sign Americans’ love affair with meat had cooled. Actually, the U... more››
With fewer live horse racing days at Nebraska tracks, the wagering handle dropping, and increased competition from neighboring states with more gaming options, track operators... more››
A measure that could have required online retailers to begin collecting sales tax from Nebraskans died in the Legislature Thursday.In 1992, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in the... more››
Forty-eight thousand Nebraskans fought in World War I. One was a farm boy from northeast Nebraska. Century-old letters and a journal tell the story of this young soldier far away... more››
A move to require lawyers for juveniles in courts statewide fell short in the Legislature Wednesday. And maneuvering continued behind the scenes on a tax proposal.The juvenile... more››
Nebraska lawmakers wrestled with which direction the state should head on spending and taxes, Tuesday, as they debated the budget and a new tax plan was unveiled.The budget... more››
A proposal aimed at getting more social workers into the schools to help students and families with mental health problems stalled in the Legislature Monday.The proposal by Sen.... more››
U.S. farmers send more than 170 million hogs to market each year. That’s a lot of ham and bacon. To breed for that amount of pork, farmers rely on artificial insemination. It’s... more››
Supporters of expanding Medicaid in Nebraska announced Friday they are launching an initiative petition drive to put the idea on the November ballot. The Legislature began... more››
Can lawyers save the day when the nations of earth fight over who should control the atmosphere on Mars?We better hope so! And it may be lawyers trained in Nebraska who make... more››
Nebraskans would be spared a tax increase as a result of federal changes, under a bill advancing in the Legislature. And children would have to use car booster seats longer,... more››