President Barack Obama rejected TransCanada's request to build the Keystone XL pipeline today (Friday, Nov. 6).The announcement came just a few days after the White House... more››
Another push is underway to address alcohol issues in Whiteclay, a tiny northwest Nebraska village bordering the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Alcohol’s prohibited on the... more››
This may be the year of cage-free eggs. Several food companies and restaurants have announced timelines for phasing out eggs laid in cages. That’s pushing some major egg... more››
A new report says last May’s riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution stemmed from a planned protest of inmate grievances that got out of control.In the May 10 riot,... more››
The American agriculture industry has a problem. Each year fast-growing, high-tech food and agribusiness companies are adding more jobs than there are qualified college graduates... more››
Law enforcement, lawmakers and social service agencies are studying human trafficking in Nebraska, and launching new initiatives to fight the crime and help the victims.“(A) 12-... more››
For several years, researchers have been studying concussions in high school, collegiate, and professional contacts sports. But much remains unknown about head impact injuries in... more››
A senior scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture filed a whistleblower complaint on Wednesday accusing the federal agency of suppressing research findings that could call... more››
Nebraska domestic violence programs rethink traditional “safe house” model for emergency shelters, shifting clients in need to temporary hotel space.Last year Andrea knew she had... more››
Americans eat more chicken than any other meat, an average of 89 pounds a year.That enormous demand for a high protein source that’s considered relatively inexpensive is... more››
Teachers from the baby boom generation are retiring – and that’s causing problems for schools across Nebraska and beyond.  The northwest Nebraska community of Chadron is dealing... more››
A few years ago, alpacas looked like the next hot thing coming to backyard farmers. Alpaca investors sank thousands of dollars into top-of-the-line breeding programs. What... more››