Food waste is an expensive problem. The average U.S. family puts upwards of $2,000 worth of food in the garbage every year. But some are making that waste into an opportunity by... more››
A move to tighten restrictions on people who give land to their family and then rely on Medicaid for nursing home costs fell short in the Legislature Friday. And a controversial... more››
Some of the most important medicines doctors prescribe to fight infections are losing effectiveness. Bacteria are building resistance to our antibiotics and the White House is... more››
A proposal to use state sales and income tax dollars to offset property taxes for farmers and ranchers ran into opposition, before senators advanced a watered-down version in the... more››
A massive winter flood on the Mississippi River cracked open a levee near the Missouri-Illinois border and damaged thousands of acres of farmland. With the planting and flood... more››
Nebraska lawmakers took what supporters described as a small step toward relieving the burden of school property taxes Wednesday.The property tax bill changes several parts of... more››
For the fourth year in a row, Nebraska lawmakers have rejected the idea of expanding Medicaid to provide health coverage for more low-income residents. Near the beginning of... more››
Only about one third of Nebraskans agree most of the young children in the state are prepared to be successful in school when they enter kindergarten. An even larger number do... more››
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››

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