After showing overwhelming support for the death penalty in November’s election, many Nebraskans expected executions of those on death row would get underway promptly.It’s not... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts called for belt-tightening and tax cuts in his State of the State speech Thursday, as lawmakers reacted with a mix of support and skepticism. Speaking to... more››
A bill toughening penalties for sex traffickers and their customers was introduced Wednesday in the Legislature, while senators argued about the rules under which they should... more››
There is a downside to record-breaking harvests. Prices for commodities like corn and wheat are at their lowest point in a decade. Farm lenders expect fewer producers will be... more››
Writer’s Block is a non-profit program that takes poetry into unlikely places. In several prisons across Nebraska, it’s helping inmates find their voice and even escape the... more››
Lots of jobs require you to have a license to do them in Nebraska: everything from being a barber to being an engineer, a teacher, or a potato shipper. Tuesday, Gov. Pete... more››
Losing weight is always a popular New Year's resolution. Now, first-of-its-kind research out of Nebraska is saying our weight-loss success (or lack thereof) might have just as... more››
Bills to benefit Nebraska’s children and veterans were among those discussed as the Legislature met Monday. Senators Kate Bolz and Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln, and Sara... more››
Antibiotic-resistant infections can be deadly, and these infections are becoming more frequent. In an effort to save some of our most important medicines, the federal government... more››
A proposal to ask Nebraskans if they want to require a photo ID for people to vote faces a fight in the Legislature, while senators and others argue about partisanship.Before... more››
How sex trafficking happens in Nebraska, from the perspective of a convicted trafficker. An Omaha man explains how he recruited and sold women and girls. It’s part of NET’s “Sold... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts said Thursday he wants the Legislature to cut spending and make other changes to the current budget. Lawmakers said they’d consider his proposals, which... more››