Health care is changing in Nebraska in the wake of the Affordable Care Act – or, as some call it “Obamacare.” More than 40,000 people got insurance this year through the exchange... more››
In his new book, “Grass, Soil, Hope,” former Sierra Club activist Courtney White argues carbon—often vilified in public discourse—can actually help address climate change. White... more››
A police officer easily identifies a drunk driver user a Breathalyzer.  It gets more complicated figuring out if someone is under the influence of drugs.Some researchers feel... more››
Virginia and Vanderbilt compete for college baseball’s coveted championship tonight at the College World Series in Omaha. Around TD Ameritrade Park, you’ll see the colors of each... more››
Farms aren’t just for food any more. With the local food movement growing, more savvy farmers are putting a price tag on more than those organic tomatoes. They are marketing and... more››
During the spring of 1994, the world turned its back as the African country of Rwanda was ripped apart by a bloody civil war. 20 years later, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln... more››
"Diamond Dick” and “Bright Eyes” will join a host of historic Nebraska figures on the stage this week. The Chautauqua Festival – a week of notable history and dramatic... more››
Nebraska gets lots of its electricity from generating stations that burn coal. But to address climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency says the state needs to cut... more››
Residents were allowed to return to their homes in the northeast Nebraska village of Pilger Tuesday, following Monday’s devastating tornadoes. Governor Dave Heineman saw the... more››
The U.S. market for foods and beauty products that contain hemp is growing, but American manufacturers that use hemp have their hands tied. The crop is still illegal to cultivate... more››
Hemp is grown for fiber, seeds and oil all over the world, but has been a controlled substance in the U.S. for decades. A handful of farmers are planting the first hemp crop in... more››
The online ads for escorts, body rubs, and other “adult entertainment” in the Omaha area increased noticeably in the past two days. Law enforcement knows the reason. For several... more››

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