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May 9, 2015
Before 1879, Native Americans weren’t recognized as people under United States Federal law. That all changed because of a trial in Omaha, and because... more››
May 8, 2015
Any hope for additional damages for those wrongly convicted of a 1985 murder in Gage County, Nebraska lies with three federal appeals court judges... more››
May 7, 2015
A six cent a gallon hike in Nebraska’s gas tax is headed for a veto showdown; the Legislature began debating medical marijuana; a bill requiring... more››
May 7, 2015
NioCorp, a Canadian company, is looking to mine a rare niobium deposit in Nebraska.  The company hopes its mine near Elk Creek, Nebraska could... more››
May 6, 2015
One day after failing to confirm Gov. Pete Ricketts nominee for Nebraska’s public health chief, the Legislature reversed course and confirmed Dr.... more››
May 6, 2015
Four members of the Nebraska Legislature report owning stock in a company that wants to mine the rare mineral niobium in southeast Nebraska. But... more››
May 5, 2015
A rare mineral called niobium could produce an economic boom for southeast Nebraska, and be a source of tax revenue for the state. Decisions on taxes... more››
May 4, 2015
A proposal to subsidize wind and solar power ran into headwinds in the Nebraska Legislature Monday, while senators moved toward tax breaks for... more››
May 4, 2015
As the number of farms hit with avian flu grows over 100 nationwide, regulators are implementing containment plans. They are hoping to stop the virus... more››
May 2, 2015
In the 1870s, thousands of Germans from Russia left Russia for the United States. By 1910, the US census counted 13,000 Germans from Russia in... more››