The power grid is the country’s largest machine. But it’s starting to show its age. The infrastructure is dated and challenged by increasing power needs, new modes of power... more››
Bees and other pollinators need lots of flowers and grasses to thrive. But across the Midwest, their native habitat is shrinking. That has left many bees without food and without... more››
Colorado’s mountain streams are premier trout fishing destinations. But anglers aren’t likely to reel in a greenback cutthroat trout. That’s because until a few years ago,... more››
There’s an aspect of Nebraska’s population that’s growing quickly, and who this is will surprise you. It’s revealed in new U.S. Census Bureau information concerning the state’s... more››
Heavy rains battered the Midwest this spring, flooding fields and crops. But big storms this year are not just bad luck. As the climate warms the growing season will lengthen,... more››
Space for camping on the beaches of Nebraska’s Lake McConaughy will be at a premium over the July 4th weekend, raising concerns about crowding and sharing close quarters with... more››
Many of the world’s largest food companies like General Mills, Kraft and Tyson are household names. But there’s one global food producer you’ve likely never heard of. Now JBS,... more››
It’s summer, and flowers are blooming. This season is more than a pretty time of year. It’s when plants perform an elaborate dance to draw pollinators close. Blossoms can last... more››
School is where a lot of people are first exposed to poetry. That first experience with poetry can shade a person’s love – or hate – of poetry for a lifetime.Poets do a lot of... more››
It did not take long for Nebraska couples to celebrate and take advantage of the United States Supreme Court ruling on same sex-marriage. Same sex couples signed their marriage... more››
Supporters of capital punishment are on the streets gathering signatures for a referendum to keep the death penalty on the books, after the Nebraska Legislature voted to repeal... more››
A program in Omaha is giving some youth in trouble with the law an alternative to jail. It has them involved in an activity most never considered -- participating in a color... more››

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