A state senator’s newspaper column comparing his colleagues to monkeys, and the angry reaction it provoked, reflect different views on the effectiveness of Nebraska’s unique... more››
Just 20 miles south of the Oklahoma-Kansas border lies a structure that can’t be missed. The tower draws crowds from around the world and has given a little city a big name.... more››
Landslides in Nebraska? Yes, they happen. And although they aren’t the dramatic type that sweep homes and people away, they do have an impact.University of Nebraska-Lincoln... more››
The Nebraska Legislature took a step toward easing cities and counties’ financial liability for people injured in police chases; while state senators began hearing proposals for... more››
After land, equipment is typically the biggest expense for Midwestern crop farmers. When times are good people buy new, bigger tractors. But in a down economy new investments are... more››
Supporters applauded Gov. Pete Ricketts’ proposal to combat property taxes by holding down school spending, while opponents warned it could force damaging cuts to education.... more››
Being identified as a "homeless" student in Nebraska can mean a variety of different experiences and challenges.One of the hardest parts about Bryan Seck’s job, is trying to... more››
Nebraska lawmakers are continuing to debate who should be regarded as an innocent third party when someone is injured or killed in a police chase. And lawmakers are preparing to... more››
Humans have been breeding animals for millennia. Now, there’s a modern development. Genetically engineered animals could be coming soon to your dinner plate. Regulators are... more››
Meatpackers with plants in Nebraska will be able to own hogs in the state, under a bill passed by the Legislature Friday. And a proposal to spend half a million dollars to try... more››
Health officials say two travel-related cases of Zika virus have been reported in Nebraska.A statement Thursday from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says the... more››
In its early days, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was a popular Victorian-era spa resort, with visitors arriving by train to take the water cure in the 1890s.In the 1940s, a group of... more››

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