Voter turnout, partisanship, and how much attention presidential candidates pay to Nebraska were all discussed Monday as the Legislature began debating how to award the state’s... more››
The new version of the farm bill left farmers with a big decision to make. Across the Corn Belt, farmers are signing up for revamped support programs, and which ones they choose... more››
When you look at photos of Native Americans from the 1800s, you're seeing photos taken by photographers who often posed their subjects in costumes. It was an inaccurate picture... more››
Restricting the use of solitary confinement in prisons, increasing regulations on puppy mills, and increasing the gas tax to repair county bridges were all discussed in the... more››
Ongoing money problems at Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services, and overcrowding problems at the Department of Correctional Services, were highlighted in the... more››
The Board of Commissioners in Sioux County will go on the record with their concerns about a wastewater disposal well proposed by a Colorado company. At a special meeting... more››
A proposal to require Nebraskans show photo IDs before voting died in the Legislature Wednesday. It was at least the fourth time in the last five years a voter ID bill failed in... more››
In many rural communities, the local hospital is the largest employer. But unless Medicaid is expanded to include more low-income people, as the Affordable Care Act envisions,... more››
The Nebraska Legislature Tuesday waded into controversy over requiring photo IDs in order to vote. And lawmakers moved toward a new approach to underage drinking. Nebraska is... more››
The Environmental Protection Agency says electronic waste is the fastest-growing component of the waste stream. Electronics often contain hazardous materials which could pose... more››
Farmers see drones as a way to get a birds-eye view of their fields to find problem with their crops. A highly anticipated batch of federal laws on the use of drones could change... more››
There aren’t a lot of first-hand resources about Nebraska’s black history. But photos from a black photographer named John Johnson are helping historians piece together the story... more››

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