After crossing the border from Mexico, tens of thousands of unaccompanied child immigrants were re-settled in the U.S. while awaiting immigration proceedings. Many now live in... more››
The story of black Muslims in the U.S. is as old as the story of its founding. But much of it is forgotten – a lapse that can make room for falsehoods and fear. Some in Omaha are... more››
Nebraska state senators Friday debated whether or not to regulate fantasy sports betting, and heard a proposal requiring refugee resettlement agencies be ready to pay up to $25... more››
The Northeastern Missouri town of Kirksville, has a population of just over 17,000 people. It’s also home to Truman State University, a liberal arts school with about 6,000... more››
Nebraska voters won’t be asked about letting 18-year-olds hold office in an election this fall. And a proposal to require written policies on police use of body cameras ran into... more››
A plague of locusts is threatening farm fields in Argentina. Even though the grasshopper in question doesn’t live in the U.S., Midwest farmers are paying attention. How the... more››
In the Nebraska Legislature, oil industry representatives opposed a plan to tighten regulations on the disposal of fracking fluid in the state; while debate continued on allowing... more››
Supporters are pushing for the Nebraska Legislature to join in calling for a convention of the states to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution – a move opponents fear could... more››
By representing herself in court Heather Maley hoped to change her life. She’s begun to see signs her strategy worked. She’s not homeless. She has a job.Maley is currently... more››
There are fewer dairy cows today than just a few decades ago, but today’s cows are churning out more milk than ever. Dairy cows have been bred to be more productive, but that... more››
A state senator’s newspaper column comparing his colleagues to monkeys, and the angry reaction it provoked, reflect different views on the effectiveness of Nebraska’s unique... more››
Just 20 miles south of the Oklahoma-Kansas border lies a structure that can’t be missed. The tower draws crowds from around the world and has given a little city a big name.... more››

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