The Nebraska Legislature took a step toward easing cities and counties’ financial liability for people injured in police chases; while state senators began hearing proposals for... more››
After land, equipment is typically the biggest expense for Midwestern crop farmers. When times are good people buy new, bigger tractors. But in a down economy new investments are... more››
Supporters applauded Gov. Pete Ricketts’ proposal to combat property taxes by holding down school spending, while opponents warned it could force damaging cuts to education.... more››
Being identified as a "homeless" student in Nebraska can mean a variety of different experiences and challenges.One of the hardest parts about Bryan Seck’s job, is trying to... more››
Nebraska lawmakers are continuing to debate who should be regarded as an innocent third party when someone is injured or killed in a police chase. And lawmakers are preparing to... more››
Humans have been breeding animals for millennia. Now, there’s a modern development. Genetically engineered animals could be coming soon to your dinner plate. Regulators are... more››
Meatpackers with plants in Nebraska will be able to own hogs in the state, under a bill passed by the Legislature Friday. And a proposal to spend half a million dollars to try... more››
Health officials say two travel-related cases of Zika virus have been reported in Nebraska.A statement Thursday from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says the... more››
In its early days, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was a popular Victorian-era spa resort, with visitors arriving by train to take the water cure in the 1890s.In the 1940s, a group of... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts proposal to relieve property taxes by holding down local spending and limiting ag land valuation increases ran into questions in a public hearing Thursday. And... more››
Eating local is a challenge in places where snow flies in the winter. There are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables at grocery stores, but they’re imported from places like... more››
Letting Nebraskans drive with only one license plate, and raising fees for hunting and fishing, were among ideas discussed in the Legislature today Wednesday.Sen. Jim Scheer of... more››