Americans are buying less beef and more pork and poultry. Some ranchers want to pay for more ads, to boost sales at the supermarket. But proposals requiring ranchers to pay more... more››
Cotton fabric has been a staple in our closets for decades, but times are tough for farmers in the U.S. cotton belt who are caught in the middle of a storm of changing global... more››
A proposal that supporters called a good first step, but opponents called a token gesture to relieve agricultural property taxes is advancing in the Nebraska Legislature.... more››
Wednesday, lawmakers in the Nebraska legislature killed LB 586, a bill sponsored by Lincoln senator Adam Morfeld to prohibit lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender... more››
After several hours of debate, the Nebraska Legislature voted Wednesday to put off until next year consideration of a bill banning employment discrimination against lesbian, gay... more››
Juveniles facing court dates would automatically get lawyers, but only in the state’s largest counties, under a proposal advancing in the Nebraska Legislature. Meanwhile, a... more››
UPDATED: MARCH 22, 2016A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision handed a huge victory for the Omaha Tribe in its effort to tax liquor stores in the Village of Pender, Nebraska.... more››
Every year, online hackers and cybercriminals cost the U.S. economy thousands of jobs and millions of dollars. Exactly how these criminals are getting into computer systems may... more››
The Nebraska Legislature continued to wrestle with treating prostitutes as criminals or victims of human trafficking; officials reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court’s declining to... more››
Cannabis cultivation is moving from darkened basements into well-lit growhouses and even farm fields. As more states legalize the growth of marijuana or hemp, growers are turning... more››
A bill supporters say protects religious freedom, but opponents say discriminates against same-sex foster and adoptive parents, advanced from a deeply divided Judiciary Committee... more››
Nebraska’s hate crime law needs clarification from the state’s Supreme Court, according to attorneys on both sides of an assault case under appeal.At the hearing, questions were... more››

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