5 hrs ago
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Neb. Patrol: Attacks in Whiteclay 'concerning'
The superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol says law enforcement is increasing its presence in Whiteclay after activists attacked two beer trucks and threatened one driver with a knife.
9 hrs ago
Legislature's focus shifts to helping the victims of sex trade
But a Lincoln lawmaker says a bill pending in the Nebraska Legislature can still help the state combat sex trafficking, even without those provisions.
Sun May 19, 2013
La Vista Sun
World-Herald editorial: Separation of powers
Nebraska judges may have advocated positions about a proposed state law that those judges might one day be called upon to interpret.
La Vista Sun
Neighbors protest proliferation of pigs
Vernon Meyer of Bellwood, Neb., opposes a proposed Pillen Family Farms hog confinement facility that would be built on this site, northwest of Bellwood and about a mile south of the Brandenburgh Lakes housing development where he lives.
Nebraska Capitol Focus
Nebraska lawmakers are forging ahead slowly this year with the state budget, a new school funding formula, and an overhaul of juvenile services, but some of the most contentious priorities will likely have to wait.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Papillion Times
Storms, maybe a tornado in weekend forecast
The edge of a storm system brings high winds and heavy rain, forcing some motorists to pull over near Sterling, in southeast Nebraska on April 14, 2012.
Neb. lawmakers to review school breakfast programs
Lawmakers are planning to review why few Nebraska students who receive free and reduced-price lunches also participate in the government-backed breakfast program.
Fri May 17, 2013
Neb high court: Search of student's truck improper
Omaha school officials violated a student's rights by searching his truck that was parked on a public street off school property, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Farm Bills Give Everyone a Chance to Squawk
Now that the House and Senate Agriculture Committees have passed their versions of the farm bill, it's time to cherry pick all the things people hate about the legislation.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Grant County Beat
Drought Monitor May 14, 2013
This chart depicts an analysis of drought severity in New Mexico. The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced in partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Cloning, Stem Cells Long Mired In Legislative Gridlock
After President Obama overturned Bush-era policy restricting federal funding of embryonic stem cell research in 2009, Nebraska Right to Life led a protest of the research outside the University of Nebraska regents' meeting.
The Dam Station
State Aid Bill Approved For Nebraska Schools
Lawmakers have given final approval to a funding bill that divides state aid among Nebraska's large and small public schools.
Wed May 15, 2013
North Platte Bulletin
Legislature: Death penalty bill dies
Senators supporting a bill to repeal the Nebraska death penalty failed to muster enough votes Tuesday to overcome a filibuster.
Tue May 14, 2013
Low Risk, High Cost: Should Non-Violent Elderly Inmates be Released Early?
"The baby boomers are aging and our inmates are aging, but unlike the general population when inmates come to us, 80 percent of them have a history of substance abuse, 31 percent of them are diagnosed with mental illness," Steve Urosevich, chief operating officer of health services for the Nebraska Department of Corrections, said.
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Neb. lawmakers ease eligibility for tribal grants
Sen. Colby Coash of Lincoln said Tuesday that the measure would allow more tribes to make use of the money, which has already been approved.
Nebraska motorcyclist fatally hurt in collision
Authorities say a 30-year-old central Nebraskan has been fatally injured in a collision between his motorcycle and a farm vehicle.
Wet Weather Takes A Toll On Planting
Nebraska farmers are working hard to plant their corn crop, but this spring's wet weather has slowed their work.
Mon May 13, 2013
Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff for Officer Memorial Day
Gov. Heineman is encouraging Nebraskans to fly their U.S. and Nebraska flags at half-staff on Wednesday, May 15 for Peace Officers' Memorial Day.
Nebraska Senators Show Support For Death Penalty Repeal
A "test vote" in the Legislature suggests that a majority of Nebraska lawmakers want to abolish the death penalty, but there may not be enough support to overcome a filibuster.
Neb. Gov. Heineman vetoes teacher retirement bill
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has vetoed a teacher retirement bill, arguing that a proposed increase in the state's contribution is unsustainable.