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September 23, 2016
Farming in the fertile Midwest is tied to an environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. But scientists are studying new ways to lessen the... more››
September 22, 2016
Nebraska officials announced plans today/Thursday to complete the state’s long-delayed expressway program by 2033.The plan is to use $300 million... more››
September 22, 2016
Agriculture is often blamed for nutrient and pesticide pollution in Midwestern rivers and streams. But there are other culprits for our dirty waters... more››
September 21, 2016
Excess fertilizer and pesticides have flowed from farm fields into our waterways for years. Federal regulations have cut back some water pollution,... more››
September 20, 2016
Corn fields can’t grow enough feed for livestock and ethanol for cars without big doses of nitrogen fertilizer. Excess fertilizer, which leaves... more››
September 19, 2016
Contaminated drinking water isn’t just a problem for Flint, Michigan. Many towns across the Midwest and Great Plains face pollution seeping into... more››
September 16, 2016
When you take a look at your ballot in November, it’s likely there will be some names and races you’re not familiar with. But one of those lesser-... more››
September 15, 2016
Honduras was once the murder capital of the world. A Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who has been documenting a remarkable turnaround in the... more››
September 15, 2016
Corrections Director Scott Frakes is requesting 165 new positions and a $75 million construction program to deal with Nebraska’s troubled prison... more››
September 15, 2016
Whiteclay, Nebraska has four stores that sell millions of cans a beer each year to residents of the nearby -- and officially dry -- Pine Ridge Indian... more››

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