Debate on abolishing the death penalty in Nebraska has been put on hold, at least for now. But senators signaled the argument may resume later this year. Friday was the second... more››
Grand Island's population of more than 48,000 has been one of the most diverse in the state of Nebraska. According to the 2010 Census, 27 percent of the city's population was... more››
Proposals to cut taxes and return child welfare case management to the state sparked controversy at the Capitol, and senators began debating repeal of the death penalty. In the... more››
Population loss is one of the biggest challenges facing rural Nebraska - but when it feels like there are no jobs and no opportunities, it's not surprising that residents turn... more››
A bill aimed at combatting the spread of sexually transmitted diseases has died in the Legislature. The bill was sponsored by Lincoln Senator Amanda McGill. It would have given... more››
The Legislature took a step Tuesday toward easing up on what some senators see as unfair "sting" operations targeting alcohol sales to minors. The bill by Omaha Sen. Bob Krist... more››
Even though the use of antibiotics in livestock feed has been linked to an increase in drug-resistant bacteria, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently backed away from a... more››
Should young people be able to lie while they're helping law enforcement check on whether bars and stores are complying with liquor laws? That's among the questions posed by a... more››
Senators spent their fourth day this week debating an easing of regulations on political "robocalls," arguing whether that would unleash a string of dirty tricks, or not do much... more››
Gerry Pritchard's office inside his suburban Bellevue home is filled with mementos of a 30-year military career; plaques, medals and pictures. The sort of things you'd expect a... more››
Gov. Dave Heineman said Thursday that President Barack Obama's rejection of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, at least for now, leaves Nebraska officials scrambling to figure... more››
You might think employees in ConAgra's Information Technology department are all big-time techies or that they boast computer science degrees from prestigious universities. While... more››

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