Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann resigned from office Tuesday.The resignation comes one day after a judge issued a protection order against him for allegedly grabbing his sister... more››
Local food is no longer just a novelty, it’s a big business. But it’s also a business that is difficult to make work in some parts of the country. Farmers trying to grow local... more››
Like a dusty old photo album, heirloom seeds have been passed down through generations. But today’s gardeners likely wouldn’t have access to many of their favorite heirloom... more››
Nebraska voters won’t decide on expanded gambling this November after all, as the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday ordered a proposed constitutional amendment off the ballot.The... more››
The future of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court. The state’s attorney general faced off today against the landowners... more››
An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus arrived in Omaha for treatment this morning. Dr. Mark Rupp of the Nebraska Med Center in Omaha said the patient, Dr. Rick Sacra,... more››
Congressman Lee Terry has been in office for 16 years, representing Nebraska’s second district. State legislator Brad Ashford is challenging Terry for the job. As part of our... more››
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››

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