The director of Nebraska’s Department of Correctional Services says contrary to a former Corrections’ attorney’s opinion, he did have the authority to create a program to let... more››
Do the state’s lowest paid workers deserve a raise? On Election Day voters will decide whether Initiative 425 should be made the law in Nebraska. It proposes increasing the... more››
It’s harvest time and that means farmers all over the Midwest are bringing in billions of bushels of corn. With modern harvesting technology, they can strip acres in a day. But... more››
Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning is denying he and Gov. Dave Heineman met to discuss an allegedly illegal program allowing former prison inmates released too early to remain... more››
Dave Domina is the Democrat in Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race. As part of our Campaign Connection 2014 coverage, Mike Tobias of NET News profiles the candidate and reports on his... more››
A legislative committee investigating problems in the way Nebraska runs its prisons has subpoenaed Gov. Dave Heineman to testify before it. Heineman says he welcomes the chance... more››
Jim Jenkins is one of two independents who gathered enough petition signatures to be on the ballot for Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race. Mike Tobias of NET News examines the... more››
Ben Sasse survived a hotly-contested primary to earn a spot on the ballot for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat. As we continue our Campaign Connection 2014 coverage, Mike Tobias... more››
Mike Johanns’ decision not to run for another term created a wide-open U.S. Senate race in Nebraska. As part of our Campaign Connection 2014 coverage, Mike Tobias of NET News... more››
Nebraska Farmers are bringing in what’s expected to be a record-breaking harvest for both corn and soybeans. But all that productivity has a big financial downside. Only two... more››
In a note released Friday, the former top lawyer for Nebraska’s prisons said the director of the Department of Correctional Services told him Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney... more››
County fairs in the Midwest are well-known for their blue ribbon pigs, demolition derbies and beauty contests. But a fair in southeast Missouri brings people in with a different... more››

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