Felons will still have to wait two years after completing their sentences to vote, after the Legislature failed Monday to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of a bill to eliminate... more››
Powerful computers that can churn through massive amounts of statistics and data run everything from social media platforms to ride-sharing apps. And now, scientists who develop... more››
Teachers who retire would have to wait before substituting or taking another teaching job, and penalties for sex trafficking would increase, under proposals advancing in the... more››
A professor and a group of her students at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska want to change the game when it comes to oral history in the state. They’ve started an ambitious... more››
Makerspaces are do-it-yourself shops popping up all across the U.S. The fast-growing trend has caught the attention of Nebraska educators and aspiring entrepreneurs.Koosha... more››
Future teachers and other school employees would have to wait until age 60 rather than 55 to retire, under a bill being considered in the Legislature. And senators resumed... more››
The future of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline rests, once again, in Nebraska.On Wednesday, May 3, a marathon public hearing will give supporters and opponents the... more››
The Nebraska Legislature Tuesday rejected this year’s main proposal for income tax cuts and agricultural property tax reform.The debate on taxes came on the same day as the... more››
Living with HIV used to mean certain death, but now with advancements in treatments and medications, people can live mostly normal lives. Tommy Young-Dennis’ life changed when he... more››
There have always been Americans worried about some pending cataclysm. The business of catering to those fears and helping people prepare to survive the next big calamity, though... more››
145 years ago this month, a Nebraska City newspaper editor and politician made his love for trees official. He founded Arbor Day, a time to plant trees and recognize their... more››
The Nebraska Legislature gave first-round approval Wednesday to a proposed $8.9 billion budget for the next two years, but only after a bitter fight over a provision that some... more››

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