A class of pesticides commonly used on Midwest farm fields that have been linked to the destruction of bee colonies may not be as effective against corn and soybean pests as once... more››
Requiring Nebraska school children to be vaccinated against meningitis, and requiring a certain amount of parenting time for both parents in case of separation or divorce, were... more››
It seemed like a good idea for the beef business. Collect a dollar from each cattle sale to fund marketing and research. So a law was passed and everyone chipped in. Billions of... more››
There are over 250 museums in Nebraska, and they all tell a slightly different story about our history. In Lincoln, 12 museums collaborated to tell that story together – using... more››
More tax breaks for wind energy and lowering the age limit for holding public office, were among proposals introduced in the Nebraska Legislature Friday. For years, wind power... more››
The attack on Sony Picture’s computer systems late last year is just the latest high-profile example of cybercrime. Costly, damaging intrusions into business, government and... more››
Proposals designed to crack down on edible forms of marijuana and to combat human trafficking were among those discussed as bill introduction continued in the Nebraska... more››
The question of what to do about Nebraska’s overcrowded prisons took center stage in the Legislature today Wednesday. Lawmakers received recommendations from a group that’s been... more››
Two years ago, scientists at the giant atom smashing facility at CERN announced the discovery of a subatomic particle that had long been considered the holy grail of particle... more››
Proposals for property tax relief were among ideas discussed as senators continued to introduce bills in the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday.Kevin Cooksley of rural Broken Bow comes... more››
If you were a telecommuter and could work from home, would you ever pay to work in an office again? In Lincoln, there are a growing number of people doing just that. UPDATED 1/15... more››
  Proposals to end mandatory minimum prison sentences and tighten campaign finance reporting requirements were among bills introduced in the Nebraska Legislature MondayOmaha Sen... more››

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