George Green, former top lawyer for the Department of Correctional Services, was the focus of a legislative investigative hearing Thursday on the premature release of hundreds of... more››
On Friday the Nebraska Supreme Court will soon hear oral arguments over which arm of Nebraska state government should approve the route for the controversial Keystone XL oil... more››
Nebraska gubernatorial candidates Pete Ricketts and Chuck Hassebrook held their first debate at the State Fair in Grand Island Monday night.Outside, it was corndogs and funnel... more››
Late summer in the Midwest is tomato season. Time for tomato growers to pick their bounty. What you pay for a tomato varies from the supermarket to the farmers market. But many... more››
U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey likes to say that geography is fate. She was born in the deep South in 1966, just one year after the passage of the Voting Rights Act and two... more››
Nebraska’s problem-solving courts are attracting the interest of state policy makers looking for alternatives to prison for non-violent offenders. The story of one recent... more››
Peer-to-peer ride sharing services are becoming more popular in metropolitan areas in Nebraska and across the United States.  The service has not taken off without controversy,... more››
A recent outbreak of shigella, bacterium which cause flu-like illness, has been sweeping through daycare centers in Nebraska. It’s easily transmitted and while not as widespread... more››
The Nebraska State Fair was the host site for a political debate Monday night. Six candidates hoping to fill the seat Senator Mike Johanns is vacating debated topics ranging from... more››
In many states, “ag gag” laws keep critics of production agriculture from secretly recording videos of farm operations. Now those same critics have plans to fly drones over farms... more››
The Linh Quang Buddhist Center near Lincoln is one of nine places in Nebraska for the state’s 10,000 Buddhists to gather.  This week has been a big one for Linh Quang, which... more››
One of Nebraska’s largest insurance companies is jousting  with one of the state’s largest group of hospitals, in a dispute over money. But the contest reflects changes in... more››