Personal stories of Nebraskans who have quietly been using medical marijuana to treat a variety of conditions apparently are having an impact on state senators deciding how to... more››
A proposed ban on employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender has hit a snag in the Nebraska Legislature. Meanwhile, opponents are fighting a proposal to... more››
A recent study shows the gap between birth rates among ethnic groups in Nebraska is "closing." NET News talks with David Drozd, Research Coordinator for the Center for Public... more››
New video games are appearing in Nebraska in veterans’ organization posts and bars. They’re also being debated in the Nebraska Legislature, where some say a proposal to tax them... more››
African-Americans represent about 13 percent of the population and African-American men about 6 percent. Yet they make up nearly 50 percent of the total incarcerated population... more››
The Nebraska Legislature Monday backed away from a bill that could have recognized some same-sex marriages. And lawmakers discussed slot machine-like games and protecting... more››
Most dairies depend on immigrant workers to milk the cows and care for the herd. But while Congress has been unable to settle on comprehensive immigration legislation, many of... more››
Supporters and opponents spoke out Friday on embattled Nebraska State Board of Education Member Pat McPherson, under fire for racist comments published on his blog. McPherson,... more››
A recent deadly outbreak of gang-related violence in north Omaha raises bigger questions about causes and possible solutions. University of Nebraska at Omaha criminology and... more››
Senators were considering a series of minor bills Thursday morning, including one by Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk granting a sales tax exemption to certain sanitary drainage... more››
Following a spike in gang-related violence in North Omaha recently, NET News is examining in-depth some of the cultural and economic issues behind gangs in that area.  To do that... more››
Nebraska school children would have to be immunized against meningitis and people could once again smoke cigars in cigar bars, under proposals advanced in the Legislature... more››