A new Nebraska law will now require all high school juniors take a college readiness exam like the ACT or SAT.  The idea is not just to gauge the student’s preparedness for... more››
When a big food company builds a factory, it doesn’t just bring in new industry. Farmers change what they grow, expand their herds and buy new land. A new meatpacking plant or... more››
Schools across the U.S. served more than 5 billion meals in the national school lunch program in 2015. Each meal has to meet federal rules for nutrition. Now, those rules are up... more››
Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett's investment company, will hold its annual shareholder meeting Saturday in Omaha. Shareholders with a Nebraska nonprofit have introduced a... more››
The Nebraska Legislature recently passed a bill to ease regulations for wind power.  The change could affect wind energy in the state, but there are still other factors... more››
Do Space, Omaha’s free technology library, has been open for just under six months. The space is still adapting to demand, but in a short amount of time it’s created a diverse... more››
Planting season is underway, from backyard gardens to the vast fields of the Corn Belt. As farmers put seeds in the ground, and confidence in another crop season, they know they'... more››
This weekend’s runway show for fashion design students becomes as important as any final exam for a handful of students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.It is the nerve-... more››
In its just-concluded 2016 session, the Nebraska Legislature acted on subjects ranging from roads to prisons and property taxes. But senators also staged a record number of... more››
The Nebraska Legislature overrode Gov. Pete Ricketts veto Wednesday, voting to allow people brought to the U.S. illegally as children to get professional and occupational... more››
GMOs or Genetically Modified Organisms are the subject of great debate in grocery stores, at the table and even in Congress. But what are GMOs? And what will GMO labels tell... more››
Exports contributed $6.5 billion dollars to Nebraska’s economy last year. Trade is especially important for the state’s cattle, corn, and soybean farmers. But what does Nebraska... more››

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