What does it mean to be “competent to stand trial?” It’s a phrase often heard in coverage of major trials where the mental health of the accused becomes part of the defense or... more››
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts’ veto of increased welfare benefits was met with surprise and anger in the Legislature Thursday while debate began on the budget amid predictions of... more››
More questions are being raised regarding discrimination in the United States. NET News' Ben Bohall talked with Bridget Goosby, the author of a new study uncovering how... more››
A confirmation hearing for Gov. Pete Ricketts‘ nominee to head the Nebraska State Patrol turned into a discussion about the patrol’s record on hiring and promoting women and... more››
Forty years ago this week, as war was ending and Saigon was falling to communist forces, two South Vietnamese naval officers talked briefly about evacuation plans, then parted... more››
Legislation on the disposal of fracking water in Nebraska may be added to controversies the Legislature has to deal with the last month of its current session. Last week, the... more››
It’s been 40 years since the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam war, but memories are still strong for those who served during that time, including some of Nebraska’s more... more››
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. An Omaha man and former South Vietnamese officer has continued fighting for his country long after the North... more››
The National Register of Historic Places has more than one thousand listings in Nebraska. Places like old farmsteads, houses, bridges, prairies and parks. The list of historic... more››
Low income parents could get higher welfare payments for the first time in 30 years, and time limits would be eased on how long after new evidence is discovered convicted... more››
Nebraska would offer subsidies for electricity produced by wind, solar or other alternative technologies, and penalties for sex trafficking of minors would be increased under... more››
It’s planting time in the Midwest. Much of the corn and beans farmers are preparing to grow will end up feeding livestock in China, a huge importer of grain from the Corn Belt.... more››

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