A proposal to require Nebraskans show photo IDs before voting died in the Legislature Wednesday. It was at least the fourth time in the last five years a voter ID bill failed in... more››
In many rural communities, the local hospital is the largest employer. But unless Medicaid is expanded to include more low-income people, as the Affordable Care Act envisions,... more››
The Nebraska Legislature Tuesday waded into controversy over requiring photo IDs in order to vote. And lawmakers moved toward a new approach to underage drinking. Nebraska is... more››
The Environmental Protection Agency says electronic waste is the fastest-growing component of the waste stream. Electronics often contain hazardous materials which could pose... more››
Farmers see drones as a way to get a birds-eye view of their fields to find problem with their crops. A highly anticipated batch of federal laws on the use of drones could change... more››
There aren’t a lot of first-hand resources about Nebraska’s black history. But photos from a black photographer named John Johnson are helping historians piece together the story... more››
Individual states still control raw milk sales within their borders. And despite the health warnings, some Midwestern states have recently proposed legalizing raw milk sales in... more››
Plans to proceed with acquiring property rights in one county for the Keystone XL pipeline must be put on hold for now.A District Court judge in Holt County, Nebraska issued a... more››
Supporters of requiring Nebraska school children to be vaccinated against meningitis gave up this year’s attempt in the Legislature on Thursday. It was another day of... more››
Personal stories of Nebraskans who have quietly been using medical marijuana to treat a variety of conditions apparently are having an impact on state senators deciding how to... more››
A proposed ban on employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender has hit a snag in the Nebraska Legislature. Meanwhile, opponents are fighting a proposal to... more››
A recent study shows the gap between birth rates among ethnic groups in Nebraska is "closing." NET News talks with David Drozd, Research Coordinator for the Center for Public... more››

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