The Nebraska Legislature began its 2015 session Wednesday with smiles, swearings-in, and the slightest suggestion of controversies to come. Babies and grandparents, sons,... more››
Two dozen Nebraska inmates, sent to prison for life without parole when they were teenagers, may eventually get a chance to leave prison.  First the U.S. Supreme Court must... more››
Property taxes, prisons, and health care are among important issues that will be discussed in this year’s session of the Nebraska Legislature, which opens Wednesday. The 49... more››
Demand for products that don’t contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, is exploding. Many food companies are seeking certification that their products don’t have any GMO... more››
Another potential Ebola patient is arriving at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha for observation and possibly treatment. An American health care worker who was exposed to the virus... more››
A new independent report is calling for less federal oversight of the Beatrice State Development Center.  NET News looks at the treatment facility's troubled past and still... more››
The U.S. Department of Agriculture touches Americans from the field to the cafeteria. It’s a diverse mandate, but it fits with the man at the top. Secretary of Agriculture Tom... more››
Mike Johanns is leaving the Senate after one term and is retiring from elected office after a 32-year career. He started as a Democrat, but was a Republican most of the time. He... more››
In Nebraska, suicide is the second leading cause of death of young people ages 15-19. That statistic prompted lawmakers to pass a new law requiring every educator in the state to... more››
Many beer aficionados are familiar with breweries run by Trappist monks. The beer is highly sought after, but it’s not the only food or drink made by a religious order. Many... more››
Is it possible to make a contest based on debate over the great ethical dilemmas of our time? Not only is the answer “yes,” but a team of students from the University of Nebraska... more››
This week we’re bringing back some of our memorable stories from this past year. For soldiers, the impact of combat lasts long after the shooting stops. In today’s NET News “Best... more››