Whole Foods’ decision to clearly mark genetically modified foods by 2018, pushed the debate on food labeling forward. But the real action is heating up in state legislatures... more››
The well documented rise of anti-government groups has seen “explosive growth” according to the liberal watchdog group, the Southern Poverty Law Center.  In its annual report on... more››
Some states are trying to bring back industrial hemp as an alternative crop. The close relative of marijuana is used in a number of products like textiles, car parts, lotions and... more››
Across Nebraska, iPads and e-readers are becoming the new normal. The demand for downloadable content is so great, the Nebraska Library Commission recently asked the state... more››
Women and children are the fastest-growing segment of America’s homeless population, but shelters can’t keep up. NET News spoke with Nebraska case managers, researchers and... more››
Full-time farmers and ranchers are more likely than other people to buy their own health insurance. That means, as the Affordable Care Act is implemented, a greater percent of... more››
High corn prices and low demand for ethanol have shut down ethanol plants in at least 13 states, including Nebraska, over recent months. The industry is trying to change the... more››
Spending too much time on your smartphone or tablet computer can be a pain in the neck – literally. Looking down for too long sending text messages or reading a new e-book can... more››
High-grade medical marijuana, legal in Colorado, is “flooding” Nebraska where the drug remains illegal, according to law enforcement agencies.  The impact is being seen,... more››
Health-conscious consumers like raw milk cheese because it retains living microorganisms. But it is also getting more attention from state and federal regulators because, if... more››
Neurofibromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in the world. An estimated 100,000 Americans have it, impacting people of all races, genders, and socioeconomic status. Even... more››
Those who come first pave the way for those who follow – and as roles for women in Nebraska have changed, so has their participation in business. Female entrepreneurs and... more››

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