Signature Stories On Demand

March 15, 2012
The Legislature signaled today that a tax cut may be part of its budget package. But it's not a done deal. Up to now, senators opposed to Gov.... more››
March 14, 2012
William Parminter didn't want to go back to jail for drunken driving. On Jan. 20, 2011, he spent the morning at the Lancaster County courthouse... more››
March 13, 2012
NPR has been reporting on pockets of strength in the U.S. economy in a series called "Looking Up."Economists at the University of Nebraska-... more››
March 13, 2012
The Legislature gave first-round approval to proposed changes in the state budget Wednesday, as sniping continued over whether a tax cut could fit... more››
March 12, 2012
Most people think of the South when they think of the civil rights movement, but a key figure made his name in the Midwest - and his story began in... more››
March 12, 2012
A national advocacy group on Monday took Nebraska's troubled child welfare system to task. The National Coalition for Child Protection Reform has... more››
March 12, 2012
The Legislature moved forward on cutting taxes and debating a budget Tuesday, despite concerns that the two conflict with each other. The budget... more››
March 11, 2012
No matter your personal opinion on the subject, talk of climate change usually conjures up images of warming, floods and rising sea levels. Those are... more››
March 9, 2012
Almost everyone has an opinion about religion - but, along with politics, it's a topic that's difficult to discuss. Jerry Johnston talked... more››
March 8, 2012
Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps recently announced he was cutting the amount of polling sites in Douglas County by half before this... more››