Signature Stories On Demand

July 8, 2014
Study after study has shown access to books and literature is critical when learning to read. While many people think of children when talking about... more››
July 7, 2014
Many tools and techniques that make Midwestern farmers global leaders emerged from research at land-grant universities. Now, a federal international... more››
July 3, 2014
The Happy Jack Chalk Mine in Scotia, Nebraska has been around under that name since the 1930s. It’s been an active chalk mine, an abandoned mine, a... more››
July 2, 2014
For the last century, the Panama Canal has connected the U.S. to the world. For Midwest farmers, it opened their harvest to global markets. As the... more››
July 1, 2014
Scientists fighting AIDS have changed the disease from a death sentence to a livable condition thanks to treatments and medicines developed over the... more››
June 30, 2014
Farmers and ag groups in the Midwest say the U.S. river system needs an upgrade, and they’re hopeful it will come with new legislation. President... more››
June 26, 2014
Health care is changing in Nebraska in the wake of the Affordable Care Act – or, as some call it “Obamacare.” More than 40,000 people got insurance... more››
June 26, 2014
In his new book, “Grass, Soil, Hope,” former Sierra Club activist Courtney White argues carbon—often vilified in public discourse—can actually help... more››
June 25, 2014
A police officer easily identifies a drunk driver user a Breathalyzer.  It gets more complicated figuring out if someone is under the influence... more››
June 24, 2014
Virginia and Vanderbilt compete for college baseball’s coveted championship tonight at the College World Series in Omaha. Around TD Ameritrade Park,... more››