Sometimes Nebraska Democrats keep their distance from more liberal national politicians in their party. Not so for Omaha-area Congressman Brad Ashford, who flew in with President... more››
Wednesday, 1/13/16 7:45 p.m.President Obama followed up Tuesday's State of the Union address with a speech in Omaha Wednesday.  In his speech at Baxter Arena on the University of... more››
International students who want to stay in the United States after college have a lot of competition. Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would tighten the limit on a... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts and key state senators unveiled proposals for property tax relief today Tuesday. And Ricketts defended himself against criticism that he will not be attending... more››
Omaha is a diverse city. Part of that has to do with its rising Latino population. But a new study out of the University of Nebraska Omaha is showing how Omaha Latinos are... more››
The Nebraska Legislature voted Monday to keep electing its committee chairs by secret ballot – a system critics say reduces accountability to citizens, but defenders say promotes... more››
The U.S. may be on the verge of a boom in new fertilizer plants, which could be good news for farmers, but not necessarily the environment. More fertilizer production also means... more››
With two prominent Omaha businesspeople now touting expanding Medicaid in Nebraska, the political odds on that controversial proposal may change.In each of the last three years,... more››
Harvest Public Media and Inside Energy are reporting on how energy fuels our food system. Food production consumes about a fifth of the U.S. energy supply. Some farmers are... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts Thursday endorsed using up to $150 million from the state’s cash reserve to jump-start highway construction, a proposal the chairman of the Legislature’s... more››
The Nebraska Legislature began its 2016 session Wednesday, with lawmakers proposing more than 100 new bills and constitutional amendments, on subjects ranging from opioid... more››
Grabbing a quick meal doesn’t just mean fast food anymore. Now there are “fast-casual” restaurants like Chipotle or Panera, that borrow ideas from both fast food and upscale... more››

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