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October 21, 2015
A rate hike approved Wednesday for some Nebraska Public Power District electricity customers is likely to be challenged in court.Meeting in Grand... more››
October 19, 2015
Meatpacking plants offer a decent paycheck to refugees and immigrants. Many meatpacking towns haven’t hosted diverse populations in the past, but... more››
October 16, 2015
The debate has continued in Nebraska for several years over what students should be learning about sex in public schools. Being a teenager is... more››
October 15, 2015
Four lakes in Nebraska started autumn with a summertime problem. In years past persistent blooms of toxic blue-green algae and E. coli would have... more››
October 12, 2015
Plowing farmland can help farmers deal with pests or control weeds, but it can also deplete moisture and nutrients in the soil. Generations of... more››
October 9, 2015
It takes a massive amount of resources to produce our beef, chicken and pork. Some savvy entrepreneurs see that as an opportunity to offer up... more››
October 8, 2015
The Nebraska Public Power District is proposing a rate increase that some customers are calling unfair. Others say it’s the only fair way to cover... more››
October 8, 2015
While the average American eats hundreds of pounds of meat every year, U.S. consumers are starting to cut back as health experts learn more about... more››
October 7, 2015
The antibiotics we depend on to defeat infections are in crisis, and the meat industry is partially responsible. Rules meant to target that part of... more››
October 6, 2015
The world’s appetite for meat helps shape the Corn Belt. Farmers planted close to 90 million acres of corn this season. A lot of that gigantic crop... more››