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May 5, 2015
A rare mineral called niobium could produce an economic boom for southeast Nebraska, and be a source of tax revenue for the state. Decisions on taxes... more››
May 4, 2015
A proposal to subsidize wind and solar power ran into headwinds in the Nebraska Legislature Monday, while senators moved toward tax breaks for... more››
May 4, 2015
As the number of farms hit with avian flu grows over 100 nationwide, regulators are implementing containment plans. They are hoping to stop the virus... more››
May 2, 2015
In the 1870s, thousands of Germans from Russia left Russia for the United States. By 1910, the US census counted 13,000 Germans from Russia in... more››
May 1, 2015
Debate on a bill to shore up Nebraska’s retirement system for judges expanded into discussion of how to pay for justice, and what return to expect on... more››
May 1, 2015
What does it mean to be “competent to stand trial?” It’s a phrase often heard in coverage of major trials where the mental health of the accused... more››
April 30, 2015
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts’ veto of increased welfare benefits was met with surprise and anger in the Legislature Thursday while debate began on the... more››
April 30, 2015
More questions are being raised regarding discrimination in the United States. NET News' Ben Bohall talked with Bridget Goosby, the author of a new... more››
April 29, 2015
A confirmation hearing for Gov. Pete Ricketts‘ nominee to head the Nebraska State Patrol turned into a discussion about the patrol’s record on hiring... more››
April 29, 2015
Forty years ago this week, as war was ending and Saigon was falling to communist forces, two South Vietnamese naval officers talked briefly about... more››

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