Gov. Pete Ricketts, Corrections Director Scott Frakes,  Warden Brian Gage and about two dozen members of the media toured the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution Tuesday --... more››
As the Nebraska Legislature closes in on the end of its 2015 session, debate got personal Monday. Meanwhile, lawmakers advanced a bill authorizing a pilot program to use cannabis... more››
Meat sold in the U.S. has to have a label telling in which country the animal was born, raised, and slaughtered. But the World Trade Organization confirmed Monday that those... more››
The local food scene has exploded in recent years, which means there’s more local produce on dinner tables. It also means that during the spring season, as small farms start... more››
The Nebraska Legislature gave second round approval Friday to LB268, a bill that would repeal the state’s death penalty, amid charges of vote-trading. Debate on repealing the... more››
California grows almost half the fruits and vegetables in the U.S. It’s also deep in drought and some farms are short on water. That may sound like a chance for Midwestern... more››
Nebraska lawmakers took a step Thursday toward authorizing drivers licenses for so-called "Dreamers." They overrode Gov. Pete Ricketts veto of a 6-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase... more››
Students from across the United States and Japan will soon converge on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s campus for the 2015 Science Olympiad. It will be the first time the... more››
Children brought to this country illegally would be eligible for drivers licenses, under a bill being debated by the Nebraska Legislature. And Attorney General Doug Peterson is... more››
The Nebraska High School soccer championships start May 14 in Omaha. One of the top players in Nebraska will be on the field for Omaha Westside, but she’s also making progress... more››
As cleanup from Sunday’s riot at the Tecumseh prison gets underway, Nebraska lawmakers advanced sentencing reductions to decrease prison overcrowding. And senators gave first... more››
Chicken has passed beef as America’s top choice for meat. Many consumers are switching to poultry for health reasons. But there is a downside to the bird boom: the risk of... more››

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