No matter whether foods are grown organically or conventionally, they’re packed with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Farmers try to grow foods with an eye toward boosting... more››
Controversy over voting rights for people released from prison produced an extraordinary scene in the Nebraska Legislature Friday. And Gov. Pete Ricketts stirred controversy by... more››
It’s been more than 70 years since Nebraska native Robert Holts left the military, but he’ll forever be a part of history, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of World War... more››
Alzheimer’s disease affects 5 million Americans over the age of 65. A more rare form of the illness is known as early-onset Alzheimer's. It affects people younger than 65 and as... more››
A proposal aimed at lowering the cost for jail inmates to make phone calls sparked lively debate in the Legislature Wednesday.The proposal, by Sen. John McCollister, grew out of... more››
The women’s basketball team at tiny Grace University in Omaha has a winning record (16-13) and have qualified for regionals. But for the Royals this season is about a lot more... more››
Reshaping proposals for tax changes, helping counties with prisons pay for the costs of disturbances, and trying to prevent school violence were all issues discussed in the... more››
A fraction of money in the farm bill is aimed at protecting natural resources like soil and water. Changes to those farm conservation programs would not only impact the... more››
University of Nebraska-Lincoln athletics is a multi-million dollar business. And that business has a new CEO. Bill Moos became director of athletics last October. For the NET... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts’ proposals for budget cuts to the University of Nebraska met stiff resistance in a public hearing before the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee Wednesday.... more››
One-hundred years ago this year, novelist Willa Cather’s classic on life in late 19th century Nebraska was published and became one of her most celebrated books. “My Antonia” is... more››
On the eve of a high-stakes budget hearing, senators expressed widely different views of proposed cuts to the University of Nebraska. And Sen. Bob Krist’s candidacy for governor... more››