After more than 70 years, there’s closure this week for the family of a Nebraska man killed in Germany during World War II.2nd Lt. Alvin Beethe of Elk Creek, Nebraska, was an... more››
A Nebraska native, and the boats he built for the military, will be honored June 6 on the anniversary of D-Day, with a new memorial on the beaches of Normandy, France. Andrew... more››
A newly-created position in the office of Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson will focus on human trafficking.Omaha attorney Stephen O’Meara is the state’s first human... more››
Many commercial cannabis growers use chemicals to control bugs and mold. But since the plant is legal in Colorado but still illegal at the federal level, state regulators are... more››
From repealing the death penalty to increasing gas taxes, the 2015 Nebraska Legislature left its mark on the state. And there’s a wide range of perspectives on what senators did... more››
The EPA recently proposed cuts for the amount of ethanol made from corn, but also set ambitious goals for low-carbon renewables made from other organic material. Those fuels are... more››
Ethanol has made a mark on the Midwestern economy and landscape. For farmers, it provides extra competition for the grain they grow. But in some places ethanol has also pushed... more››
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts stressed progress on spending and taxes as the 2015 legislative session drew to a close today. He also acknowledged differences on the gas tax, driver... more››
David Lemoine is a retired FBI agent who volunteered to serve as a contractor for security services in Afghanistan. Since his return to the United States he has been an advocate... more››
The Nebraska Legislature overrode Gov. Pete Ricketts veto Thursday and authorized drivers licenses for so-called "Dreamers" – young people brought to this country illegally when... more››
It’s a new approach to fighting sex trafficking in Nebraska, training for hotel and motel staff who may see signs of it happening where they work.Shane Fagan starts his... more››
The Nebraska Legislature voted Wednesday to override Gov. Pete Ricketts veto and repeal Nebraska’s death penalty.It takes 30 votes in the Legislature to override a governor’s... more››

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