Nebraska has some of the highest wind power potential in the nation, yet relatively few wind farms. It’s a fact often criticized by wind power advocates within and outside the... more››
As farmers across the Midwest have simplified the landscape and plowed up grassland to grow more corn and soybeans, habitat for pheasants, quail and other grassland birds has... more››
Hot-button food issues like the use of genetically modified organisms pit large industries against smaller activist groups. Both sides say science supports their positions. That... more››
Eight out of ten county law enforcement officials working along the I-80 corridor believe the legalization of medical marijuana in Colorado impacted the illegal drug trade in... more››
Supporters and opponents of legal marijuana in Colorado say the success or failure of an open retail market for the drug will have “huge implications” for neighboring states like... more››
Talk of the changing laws and attitudes concerning marijuana is everywhere.  Everywhere except Nebraska, apparently. As the state deals with an increasing number of felony... more››
As the federal government continues its war on drugs, Nebraska law enforcement says the single biggest threat is meth. However, the federal dollars needed to fund the fight are... more››
This year’s wheat crop went into the ground while big changes were underway in the wheat market. The biggest players in the flour milling industry – including Omaha-based ConAgra... more››
The federal government is charting a different course for ethanol as early ambitions for renewable fuels have run into a different reality at the pump. Nebraska is the nation’s... more››
Imagine committing a misdemeanor in Beatrice, Nebraska but serving your sentence in another state. If Gage County has its way, this could soon be a reality. Gage County Jail in... more››
Nebraska has museums dedicated to Latin American culture and history, Jewish history, Czech history and even Welsh history – but none that focus on the experience of black... more››
Memories of the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated run deep and long. For our “JFK Revisited” reporting project, Nebraskans share recollections and emotions from that... more››

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