The Nebraska Legislature convenes its 2014 session Wednesday, with issues affecting taxpayers, natural resources, and crime and punishment likely to top the agenda.There will be... more››
After the four largest U.S. beef companies placed a temporary ban on buying animals that had been fed the growth promotion additive Zilmax, citing animal welfare concerns, drug... more››
New herbicide-resistant corn and soybeans are a step closer to reaching farm fields in the U.S. They would help farmers control weeds that are no longer killed by the popular... more››
For the first time in nearly 10 years, the nation’s beef herd may be poised for growth, which could mean relief from rising meat prices. But with the fewest cattle in the beef... more››
Some Nebraska parents are calling for lawmakers to change the current school attendance policy, but one senator says concerned parents need to talk to the school board. Under... more››
The popcorn crop was hammered by the 2012 drought. Historic weather dried up unirrigated crops, or demanded extra irrigation water. The low popcorn supply leaves retailers stuck... more››
Anyone starting a new business dreads that tricky first step.Before making money most start-ups must find people with money.  That’s were Josh Shear and Jen Carlson find... more››
All year long, lawmakers in Washington have said they want to pass a full five-year farm bill. Even though negotiators from the House-Senate conference committee say they are... more››
Those who come first pave the way for those who follow – and as roles for women in Nebraska have changed, so has their participation in business. Female entrepreneurs and... more››
How did Nebraska move from public hangings to lethal injection?  The NET News documentary, "...until he is dead.  A history of Nebraska's death penalty," shares the stories and... more››
When the economic recession hit in 2008, many industries experienced a drop-off in sales and growth. Not true for the craft brewing industry, which had double digit growth... more››
Forget Trekkies – there’s a new fandom in town, centered around a cartoon show created for little girls. Yet most of the fans? They’re males in their twenties. Take a peek inside... more››

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