Cannabis cultivation is moving from darkened basements into well-lit growhouses and even farm fields. As more states legalize the growth of marijuana or hemp, growers are turning... more››
A bill supporters say protects religious freedom, but opponents say discriminates against same-sex foster and adoptive parents, advanced from a deeply divided Judiciary Committee... more››
Nebraska’s hate crime law needs clarification from the state’s Supreme Court, according to attorneys on both sides of an assault case under appeal.At the hearing, questions were... more››
 The latest attempt to repeal Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law fell short, while lawmakers advanced a bill to keep University of Nebraska leadership searches private longer, in... more››
During the season of Lent, many Catholics don’t eat meat on Fridays. But fish is considered fair game, so the Friday night fish fry has become an annual tradition. All of that... more››
People would not be prosecuted for prostitution if they could show they were victims of human trafficking under a bill advancing in the Nebraska Legislature. Senators also... more››
The Nebraska Legislature is considering alternatives to relieve property taxes for farmers and ranchers. And higher fees for state parks moved one step closer to approval.As crop... more››
The latest tech start-up boom is not coming from Silicon Valley. It’s closer to home. Investment is booming for tech companies that make products for farming. Venture capitalists... more››
Girls are drastically underrepresented in high school computer classes. But a teacher who understands some of the reasons first-hand is trying a different approach.It’s a late... more››
The Nebraska Legislature debated raising fees for hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities Thursday, while lawmakers continued maneuvering over Medicaid and property taxes... more››
If convicted killer Christopher Edwards gets a new trial in a 10-year-old murder case out of Omaha, one of his attorneys claims there is “significant evidence” which completely... more››
A new plan to pay for Medicaid expansion; food stamps for felons, and a senator’s encounter with a state trooper were subjects for discussion Wednesday in the Nebraska... more››