A committee of the Nebraska Legislature is wrestling with who should be responsible for overseeing regulation of the oil industry in this state. It’s a task that has implications... more››
TransCanada, the pipeline company that wants to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline across Nebraska, announced Tuesday it will restart its application process for approval of its... more››
What can a new sports arena mean for a university and the economy of a city? The University of Nebraska at Omaha will find out when its new Baxter Arena on its south campus opens... more››
Farmers are used to playing the commodity markets when they sell their crop. But a different kind of market could be emerging. Federal regulators are advancing the idea of... more››
It has been a century since Europe was devastated by what once was celebrated as the war to end all wars. Germany’s battle against Europe and America is being re-examined as... more››
Recreational airboating and “jeepin’” — driving down the channel when water is low – are how many Nebraskans enjoy their local rivers. But some riverside residents say they’re... more››
Beginning this fall, The University of Nebraska at Omaha will join other universities from around the country that sell beer during sporting events on campus. There are 32... more››
There’s no such thing as a government-sanctioned certification for organic marijuana, in large part because growing or using marijuana is still a federal crime. That hasn’t... more››
Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has drafted language for how a referendum on the death penalty would appear on the statewide ballot. It's not yet official that the issue... more››
The population of the small central Nebraska village of Taylor is growing. Sort of. Meet the villagers of Taylor, and the woman who put them there.The villagers of Taylor are... more››
 Opponents of Nebraska’s death penalty today filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking efforts to put the issue on next year’s election ballot.The Nebraska Legislature overrode Gov. Pete... more››
Nebraska’s electric rates have gone up faster than the national average in recent years. Advocates say competition between outside utilities and the Nebraska Public Power... more››

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