How strict Nebraska's truancy laws should be, and how much state aid schools should get, were discussed in hearings at the Capitol Monday. Under a law passed two years ago,... more››
As key decisions loom affecting Nebraskans taxes and state spending, a new report says the state is taking in more money than expected. The new report is by the Nebraska... more››
The NET Television documentary Hearts of Zambia puts a face on the struggle against HIV/AIDS in Africa, by visiting a hospice that treats people suffering from side-effects of... more››
Senators advanced a bill Thursday designed to attract large data centers to Nebraska and a committee endorsed putting a pay raise for senators on the ballot. Meanwhile a lawsuit... more››
A proposal for tighter restrictions on how law enforcement officials check on alcohol sales to minors has been withdrawn in the Legislature. Omaha Sen. Bob Krist, the bill's... more››
Editor's note: This report is part one in a two-part series. Tune in Wednesday, Feb. 8 during Morning Edition and All Things Considered to hear part two. Methodist Women's... more››
Former Democratic Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey said in a statement that he nearly said yes to a new Senate bid, but in the end chose to stay out of the contest. "I have... more››
The Legislature advanced a bill Tuesday designed to increase access to birth control, but only after adding an amendment that some senators say will make the bill ineffective.... more››
The Legislature began debate Monday on a proposal supporters say would help prevent unwanted pregnancies, but opponents say would help fund abortions. The proposal is by the... more››
In the late 1800s, Omaha was home to one of the earliest African American firefighter crews in the country. Photographs of Omaha's early black firefighters are currently on... more››
Depending on whom you talk to, a popular barroom video game named "Bankshot" is either a harmless way to spend a couple of bucks or an alarming expansion of gambling in Nebraska... more››
Gov. Dave Heineman is doubling down in his push for tax cuts, while criticizing alternative uses of money that others continue to push. Heineman's comments came after a week in... more››