The Nebraska Legislature got tangled up Wednesday over gay rights and religion; and a renewed push for Medicaid expansion was killed for the year. The gay rights debate erupted... more››
More Nebraska children could be screened for behavioral health problems, zoos would get a tax break, and it would be easier to pay for initiative petition signatures, under... more››
While food hubs and farmers markets have sprouted up in urban areas, the local food economy taken off more slowly in much of rural America. There’s been an unexpected push... more››
Art can be a way to time travel. To look back into the past and see how an artist saw the world. Art can also be a way for contemporary artists to address history. As part of our... more››
Cancer is more likely to be fatal for rural residents than most city residents. It is hard to know why. Rural patients often live hours from their doctors, and farther from... more››
In the Nebraska Legislature today (Thursday), lawmakers effectively killed a bill Sen. Ernie Chambers proposed on the subject of prairie dogs. Chambers retaliated by delaying at... more››
This week, NET is focusing on Living with Cancer in Nebraska. NET News reports on one Omaha woman’s fight with pancreatic cancer, the fourth deadliest cancer in the United States... more››
Nebraska lawmakers gave first-round approval today (Wednesday) to a six-cent-a-gallon rise in the state’s gas tax. But the long-term prospects for the idea remain uncertain. And... more››
NET News' Ben Bohall talks with UNL Researcher Jody Koenig Kellas about the importance of communication for families dealing with cancer. Her latest research studies the benefits... more››
Proposals to raise Nebraska’s gas tax by 6 cents a gallon, and to have the state, not counties, approve large livestock operations, were debated but not decided Tuesday in the... more››
The barn is dusty. And cold. It’s winter at The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Platte River Prairies near Alda, Nebraska. Chris Helzer orients a group of staff and volunteers to the... more››
Voters could be asked again to let senators serve more terms, and child care subsidies could be expanded, under bills moving ahead in the Nebraska Legislature. Meanwhile, the war... more››

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