The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan led to groundbreaking innovations in new technologies. Many of those advances came in the form of unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs. In February... more››
The Nebraska Legislature begins its 2013 session Wednesday without a looming crisis facing the state. Nevertheless, lawmakers will have to make some big decisions about the... more››
The Food and Drug Administration recently unveiled the first batch of its new food safety rules. These regulations—covering everything from sanitation to record-keeping—are being... more››
2012 was a drought year for  the record books. It was the warmest year ever recorded in Des Moines, Iowa, Topeka, Kansas, and Columbia, Missouri and the driest ever in Grand... more››
Nebraska’s economy appears to be healthy as we enter the new year. That’s the opinion of economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of... more››
A Nebraskan is infected with HIV every three days; nationally, it’s every 11 minutes. A vaccine for the virus will be tricky to come by, if it’s possible at all. But a researcher... more››
About a decade ago, concerns about energy independence, greenhouse gas emissions and the need to boost rural economies led Congress to launch policies in support of biofuels  –... more››
More people have medical insurance than dental, but untreated dental disease can result in a health crisis. Hundreds went to the Mission of Mercy in Alliance, Nebraska for a two-... more››
A Nebraska man's Air Force career took him all over the world, with a world-class passenger list that included show business stars and a future president.Gerry Pritchard's office... more››
Some call youth obesity an epidemic. One out of every six American youth is overweight, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control report.It’s high fives from the doctor,... more››
Even before a record breaking year for wildfires, the use of controlled burns to limit the spread of fire was gaining favor.  Training programs in Nebraska are teaching crews how... more››
GRAND ISLAND, NEB. - Karla Smith plays serious bingo.  She’s one of the regulars at the game hosted by VFW Post 1347 in Grand Island, Neb.“I like it here. The pay is good,” she... more››

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