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February 15, 2019
On February 15, 1869, Nebraska lawmakers took about a day to establish a brand-new land grant university, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It was... more››
February 14, 2019
A proposed major overhaul of Nebraska’s tax system drew a long parade of supporters, and opponents, to a public hearing in the Legislature Thursday.... more››
February 14, 2019
General John J. Pershing started a rifle drill team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the 1890s. The practice spread to other universities... more››
February 13, 2019
Local income taxes for schools and standards for childcare were subjects for the Legislature Wednesday. Abortion language could come up again in... more››
February 13, 2019
Piles of soybeans dot the horizon across the Midwest. They are visual reminders that the trade war between the U.S. and China means exports of the... more››
February 12, 2019
A proposal to allow Nebraska farmers to grow hemp got a positive hearing before the Legislature’s Agriculture Committee Tuesday. But debate over a... more››
February 12, 2019
All you seem to hear about the U.S. and China trade war is that it’s bad for manufacturing and farmers. But farmers are mostly collateral damage in... more››
February 11, 2019
A proposal to limit mandatory overtime for Nebraska prison workers risks creating a “public safety disaster,” Corrections Director Scott Frakes said... more››
February 11, 2019
Governor Ricketts and other state leaders announced Monday plans to accelerate the construction of the Lincoln South Beltway project, with the goal... more››
February 11, 2019
While, the U.S. trade war with China has created a financial burden for farmers and companies that import Chinese goods, consumers have mostly been... more››

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