A new report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine calls for changes in the area of family caregiving of elders, something it says nearly 18 million Americans are involved in.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers face a looming budget shortfall when they convene in January, but members of a key budget-writing committee say they still hope to boost funding for the state's problem-plagued prison system.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha city prosecutor wants an electronic system that would streamline the time it takes to obtain a judge's signature on a warrant seeking a blood test for suspected drunken drivers.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorney General Doug Peterson is taking new shots at a study that says Nebraska's death penalty costs $14.6 million per year, but the economist who conducted it is standing by his work.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Seven Midwest governors have sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking regulation changes intended to increase sales of gasoline blended with a higher percentage of ethanol.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Conservative Republicans who want to unseat Nebraska lawmakers are finding a new ally in Gov. Pete Ricketts, who is actively working to elect like-minded senators who promise to stay true to their word.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American Indians challenging an oil pipeline that would cross four states have some legal advantages in a courtroom, particularly their tribe's status as a sovereign nation with long ties to the land in question.
KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS Superintendent Mark Evans last week to discuss some of the challenges the district is currently facing and how they are dealing with them as well as the positives such as student achievement and building improvements.