Nebraska

In Nebraska, standing in the way of Keystone XL pipeline

Jul 23, 2013
Nebraska farmers worry the oil pipeline will damage their land or water. Some are putting up obstacles to the route.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL, natural gas, Nebraska

Betting money on a dead horse: Seriously

Mar 11, 2013
Some in Nebraska are pushing for betting machines of 'historical horse races' at thoroughbred race tracks. The machines allow wagering on the outcomes of past races. Critics say they’re basically slot machines and would constitute expanded gambling.
Posted In: Nebraska, gambling, Sports, horse racing

Omaha: How's the housing market where Warren Buffett lives?

Feb 8, 2013
On paper, Omaha looks like a pretty great place to live: It's consistently rated one of the most affordable cities in the country. Why is it doing so well?
Posted In: Nebraska, Housing, real estate

Nebraska Senate race targeted by Democratic super PAC

Oct 3, 2012
Democratic super PAC pumping money into a race that looks increasingly like a GOP pickup
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, Nebraska

The 'Election' that changed history

Feb 23, 2012
More than a cultural touchstone, for Nebraskans, the movie "Election" foreshadowed a path many took.
Posted In: election, Nebraska, movies, Entertainment

High-tech farm investment unphased by election

Feb 2, 2012
Farmers in the Midwest hardly notice it's an election year. When times are good, as they are now in Nebraska, farmers make high-priced investments in hopes of more profitable crops next year.
Posted In: Nebraska, Agriculture, farming

New 2012 farm bill could end some crop subsidies

Feb 1, 2012
In Nebraska, where agriculture is booming right now, farmers say they aren't worried about possible changes or even if the decades-old direct subsidies disappear altogether. They just want the cuts in farm programs to be fair and equitable.
Posted In: Nebraska, farming, Agriculture, subsidy, crop

Steady and conservative: The Nebraska Way

Jan 31, 2012
Risk-averse Nebraskans avoided the housing bust and -- thanks to high crop prices -- many are thriving.
Posted In: Nebraska

Nebraska manufacturers make dramatic comeback

Jan 31, 2012
How employees at one Nebraska manufacturer pulled together to survive recession, and now the future seems brighter than ever.
Posted In: 2012 election, Nebraska, manufacturing, Agriculture

What matters to Nebraska and Nevada in the election

Jan 31, 2012
The two states are vastly different in their economies. What they are concerned about, and what they're looking for in this upcoming election.
Posted In: 2012 election, Nebraska, Nevada