Mental illness is a common variable among the homeless, and it can make homelessness harder to deal with. Nebraska non-profits team up to help people endure life on the street... more››
A new estimate that says Nebraska would have to come up with about $112 million in state tax dollars to expand Medicaid over the next five years has supporters of the idea trying... more››
GMOs, or more precisely, genetically-engineered crops, are lightning rods in discussions about food. For the farmers who grow them they’re a wonder of technology. For those... more››
The first of 60 suspected meth dealers appeared in federal court in Omaha Friday following their arrest in a “groundbreaking” series of police raids in western Nebraska and... more››
The Volland Store is not a store but an art gallery surrounded by ranchland in Kansas. After a preservationist saved the long-empty building that used to house the area’s general... more››
The Nebraska Legislature on Thursday rejected an effort to let cities and counties off the hook financially if certain people are injured in police chases. And lawmakers... more››
There are mounting concerns about the direction of the farm economy. The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects farm income to fall for the third year in a row in 2016. At the... more››
Terminally ill people could get drugs to end their life from a doctor under a proposal heard in the Nebraska Legislature. And debate continued on when cities and counties should... more››
After years of frustrating delays in processing DNA samples and drug-related evidence from the Nebraska State Patrol crime lab, both prosecutors and defense lawyers hope a new... more››
A proposal to guarantee the right to farm and ranch in the state constitution ran into questions of need and practicality in the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday. The proposed state... more››
Homelessness is more than a big city problem. As part of our special reporting project “Homeless in Nebraska,” Mike Tobias reports on the challenges of finding and helping the... more››
 After debating whether the U.S. Constitution needs to be amended to make the federal government more fiscally responsible, Nebraska lawmakers on Monday rejected an effort to... more››

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