Editor's note: The need to get Hispanic voters engaged in state and local politics dominated the concerns of the latest roundtable discussion organized by NET News as part of its... more››
This Friday is the deadline for initiative petitions to be turned in to the Nebraska Secretary of State's office, and of the eight different petitions sought for inclusion on the... more››
Maggie Smith-Hurt is in the market for her first house. On a recent afternoon in midtown Omaha, her realtor showed Maggie and her sister Kat around a number of new and old homes... more››
On the third floor of the Blue Lion Unemployment Office in North Omaha, Shawnta Dean sat patiently and listened carefully to a career advisor. Huddled in a small cubicle, Dean... more››
"Hack" isn't a word usually associated with agriculture, but that might be starting to change. A group of small farmers across the country has started to come together to pool... more››
A new proposal would change how some farmers irrigate their crops in central Nebraska's Platte River valley. Critics say it risks tampering with a system that's worked well for... more››
Nebraska needs to leave more water in the Platte River for endangered species. A new proposal aims to do that, by using well water for irrigation instead of river water, in... more››
"I don't think anyone's in here ... hello?" On a recent evening in Kearney, Jon Bokenkamp was knocking on the ladies' bathroom door at the newly renovated World Theater in... more››
The scene is repeated thousands of times each day on Nebraska's nearly 6,000 public and private road crossings along more than 3,000 miles of railroad tracks. Bells begin... more››
Along a vast stretch of the Missouri River, the floodwaters that ravished homes, businesses and farms last year are not a distant memory. For farmers and others whose lives were... more››
Editor's note: As part of the NET News "Young and Overweight" project, Mike Tobias talked one-on-one with Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska's chief medical officer and director of... more››
Editor's note: This story is part of the NET News "Young and Overweight: Fighting Obesity in Nebraska" project. Go to netNebraska.org/youthobesity for more stories and... more››

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