Mark Harris first experienced Nebraska’s small town rodeos as a kid in McCook. Years later, the photographer and writer from Lincoln set out to tell the story of the state’s... more››
This fall, Nebraskans may have the chance to vote on legalizing casino gambling in the state. So far, almost all the money to put that issue on the ballot has come from the... more››
For years, Nebraska foresters have dreaded the arrival of a little green bug—the emerald ash borer, an ash tree killer. Last month, the bug was discovered in eastern Nebraska for... more››
Massive bison herds used to be a staple of the Great Plains, until we almost hunted them out of existence. Now, with a new designation as the country's national mammal, bison... more››
Scientists are cracking the code of life. They can copy and paste DNA to make disease-resistant pigs, or plants that kill pesky insects. But as science surges ahead, regulators... more››
The U.S. Senate late Thursday approved a bill that outlaws states’ efforts to put labels on food products made with genetically-modified organisms and instead gives companies... more››
Universities across the country are relying more on part-time professors to teach college courses. But what does that mean for Nebraska adjuncts trying to find full-time work in... more››
One of the smallest states in the country is sending shock waves through the food system and farm country in the Midwest. A controversial law taking effect in Vermont requires... more››
For the first time in Nebraska, legal testing of a marijuana-based drug treatment will begin this summer.Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) this week... more››
For many years, taking a flight from western Nebraska has been a bit of a gamble. Most of Nebraska’s smaller airports have recently changed airlines with the hope that might... more››
The next super-fruit craze could be coming to a grocery store near you. The aronia berry is native to North America and some Midwest growers are hoping to cash in on its... more››
Construction will be the fastest growing sector of Nebraska’s economy through 2018. That’s one forecast from the new long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska-... more››

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