Every 17 years, an endless buzzing fills Nebraska's wooded areas as Brood IV periodical cicadas emerge from the ground. NET News reporter Ben Bohall talks with University of... more››
Drawings done by executed serial killer John Joubert in the 1980s remain out of public view while the Nebraska Supreme Court decides if the artwork should be released to an... more››
Walk down a grocery store aisle today and you’re likely to find lots of food, each with its own marketing claims. Whether a product says it’s low fat or hormone-free is largely... more››
Before a new food shows up at the supermarket it is carefully developed and tested in a lab. Part of the education for food science students is learning first-hand how companies... more››
After more than 70 years, there’s closure this week for the family of a Nebraska man killed in Germany during World War II.2nd Lt. Alvin Beethe of Elk Creek, Nebraska, was an... more››
A Nebraska native, and the boats he built for the military, will be honored June 6 on the anniversary of D-Day, with a new memorial on the beaches of Normandy, France. Andrew... more››
A newly-created position in the office of Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson will focus on human trafficking.Omaha attorney Stephen O’Meara is the state’s first human... more››
Many commercial cannabis growers use chemicals to control bugs and mold. But since the plant is legal in Colorado but still illegal at the federal level, state regulators are... more››
From repealing the death penalty to increasing gas taxes, the 2015 Nebraska Legislature left its mark on the state. And there’s a wide range of perspectives on what senators did... more››
The EPA recently proposed cuts for the amount of ethanol made from corn, but also set ambitious goals for low-carbon renewables made from other organic material. Those fuels are... more››
Ethanol has made a mark on the Midwestern economy and landscape. For farmers, it provides extra competition for the grain they grow. But in some places ethanol has also pushed... more››
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts stressed progress on spending and taxes as the 2015 legislative session drew to a close today. He also acknowledged differences on the gas tax, driver... more››

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