Nebraska lawmakers are continuing to advance a series of bills intended to reduce prison sentences and relieve overcrowding. And they gave initial approval to a lower minimum... more››
The use of small flying drones by hobbyists is on the increase. But in Nebraska, and across the country, the Federal Aviation Administration says using drones for commercial... more››
Concern over the proposed disposal of fracking water in western Nebraska spilled over into the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday, and controversy surfaced over sentencing reforms... more››
The Nebraska Legislature gave second-round approval to a six-cents-per-gallon gas tax increase Monday, leaving one more round of voting needed before the measure would be sent to... more››
When President Obama announced in late 2014 he would work toward ending the Cuba trade embargo, it wasn’t just tourists perking up their ears. Midwest farmers and ranchers see... more››
A proposal to allow drivers licenses for Nebraskans brought to this country illegally when they were children is heading to the full Legislature for debate. But another proposal... more››
After years of collecting some of the most important contemporary art in America, Robert and Karen Duncan filled a notable gap in their holdings: an official portrait of... more››
The Nebraska Legislature advanced bills Thursday that supporters say will ultimately help electric ratepayers and treat property taxpayers more fairly, despite concerns about... more››
The Nebraska Legislature got tangled up Wednesday over gay rights and religion; and a renewed push for Medicaid expansion was killed for the year. The gay rights debate erupted... more››
More Nebraska children could be screened for behavioral health problems, zoos would get a tax break, and it would be easier to pay for initiative petition signatures, under... more››
While food hubs and farmers markets have sprouted up in urban areas, the local food economy taken off more slowly in much of rural America. There’s been an unexpected push... more››
Art can be a way to time travel. To look back into the past and see how an artist saw the world. Art can also be a way for contemporary artists to address history. As part of our... more››