President Trump gave new momentum to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline when he took office. But the final say on whether it is built may lie in the Midwest. Landowners in a... more››
Senators heard arguments for and against Gov. Pete Ricketts proposed tax cuts Wednesday. And they took a step toward making it easier to cut off filibusters, despite warnings of... more››
University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are leading a five-year, nationwide study to find ways to close the achievement gap in education. Much of their work will take place in... more››
For a brief while Tuesday, it looked like the Nebraska Legislature might escape the paralysis that’s afflicted it so far this year. But then it turned out nothing had been... more››
Farmers and ranchers disagreed Monday about whether Gov. Pete Ricketts’ property tax plan goes far enough. Senators disagreed about who should put on their big boy pants. And the... more››
Beyond cheddar and Swiss, fancy cheeses are crowding the dairy aisle these days. And in the Midwest, small farms are offering up many new varieties. A growing number of small... more››
The Nebraska Legislature gave first round approval Friday to cutting the current state budget. Lawmakers then dug in for a rules fight that some said would determine how partisan... more››
Climatologists predict in the next 25 to 50 years, typical Nebraska summer temperatures will be similar to the record-setting hot and dry year of 2012. The Nebraska Legislature... more››
Alcohol-fueled problems would be recognized as a public health emergency in the Indian reservation border town of Whiteclay, Nebraska, and lobbyists would be prohibited from... more››
She hated what was happening, but didn’t know how to escape being trafficked by her boyfriend. This story from a Nebraska woman is part of the NET News “Sold for Sex: Survivor... more››
Debate over the state budget in the Legislature Wednesday turned into debate over whether Gov. Pete Ricketts has exceeded his powers. And clashing views were offered about a... more››
Cuts to the University of Nebraska, more spending on alternatives to prison, and changes to the tax system are being discussed at the Capitol. This is the first of two budgets... more››

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