Should cities like Omaha and Lincoln be able to regulate guns, or should that job be left to the state? That’s the question being debated in the Nebraska Legislature. Last year,... more››
Cooking for yourself from scratch takes a lot of time and energy – including electricity. But what uses more energy, homemade foods or prepackaged foods from the supermarket?... more››
There's a unique sight just outside of Alliance in Nebraska's panhandle, besides Carhenge. It's a year-round greenhouse that uses just a trace of energy even in the cold of... more››
Cities and villages in Nebraska could not enact ordinances to prevent carrying concealed weapons under a bill being debated in the Legislature. And a bill allowing meatpacking... more››
Where Nebraska was once covered by grassland, most of the land is now used for agriculture. The loss of prairie causes problems for native species and on marginal land it can... more››
The Nebraska Legislature is debating a question about whether meatpacking companies may own hogs in the state, amid an undercurrent of accusations that one corporation is trying... more››
After years of talks, negotiators from a dozen countries along the Pacific Ocean reached a deal to create the biggest trade pact in history. A section of the agreement could... more››
Waiters and waitresses could earn more, and businesses could get a tax break for locating on Indian reservations, under bills introduced in the Nebraska Legislature Wednesday.... more››
One of the high-stakes policy battles in this year’s session of the Nebraska Legislature began Tuesday, as senators introduced the latest proposal to expand Medicaid, and... more››
The United States Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments tomorrow in a case pitting the Omaha Indian Nation against its uneasy neighbors in the Village of Pender, Nebraska... more››
It takes a lot of energy to produce the food we eat, but technologies are improving to give some of that energy back to us after we’re finished with it. There’s potentially fuel... more››
A proposal aimed at preventing the misuse of campaign funds is gaining support in the Legislature. Meanwhile, a measure that would more than triple the state's cigarette tax has... more››

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