For the first time in Nebraska, legal testing of a marijuana-based drug treatment will begin this summer.Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) this week... more››
For many years, taking a flight from western Nebraska has been a bit of a gamble. Most of Nebraska’s smaller airports have recently changed airlines with the hope that might... more››
The next super-fruit craze could be coming to a grocery store near you. The aronia berry is native to North America and some Midwest growers are hoping to cash in on its... more››
Construction will be the fastest growing sector of Nebraska’s economy through 2018. That’s one forecast from the new long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska-... more››
Lincoln businessman Robert Kay spent years trying to reach the top of the world. Last month he did it. Mike Tobias talks with the first Nebraskan to summit Mount Everest.It was... more››
Costco is planning to build a new chicken processing plant and it could be built in Fremont, Nebraska. If it is, the company will need millions of birds. Nebraska farmers are... more››
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this month on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. If upheld, a proposal by President Obama would shield an estimated... more››
The big flocks of snow geese flying over the Midwest each spring and fall make for a pretty picture, but the booming population of snow geese is creating an environmental... more››
You have heard lots of news about the Zika virus, its effects on people in South and Central America, and even how it might impact the Summer Olympics. Could it impact your life... more››
Meat and poultry workers are injured at a higher rate than others in manufacturing. Federal regulators and meat companies agree more must be done to make slaughterhouses safer.... more››
The average American eats 200 pounds of meat every year – among the most in the world. That demand for chicken, beef and pork drives fast-paced production rates in meatpacking... more››
Hundreds of thousands of workers prepare the beef, pork and poultry we eat. Their workplaces are among the most hazardous in the country. Slaughterhouses are safer than they were... more››

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