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Madeleine Grant is a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying journalism and French. She enjoys reading, writing and travel. Madeleine is from Illinois and aspires to become a professional journalist or editor.

TIF repayment, repeal of slavery language headed to Nebraska ballot

Nebraska Legislature
  Ballot initiatives that encourage economic development and repeal slavery language in the state constitution will appear on the Nebraska ballot in November. The Nebraska Tax...

Nebraska plans to declare an emergency at its overcrowded prisons

Nebraska State Penitentiary
The director of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says he will be forced to declare a prison overcrowding emergency on July 1. A 2015...

Report suggests Nebraska economy starting to rebound

Lincoln Airport
The Nebraska economy is slowly recovering from the COVID-19 crisis thanks to steady home sales and a downturn in unemployment claims, according to a...

Reshelving and social distancing the new reality as libraries re-open

Columbus Public Library
Nebraska public libraries are the hubs and public living rooms of communities, but they are now adapting to a socially distanced world. Like most other...

Hopes of Nebraska ‘Dreamers’ alive, DACA intact after Supreme Court ruling

Nebraska DACA recipients and advocates say that the recent Supreme Court ruling enables young undocumented students and workers to live their lives without fear...

Artist transforms city of Lincoln through public art

Lincoln artist Liz Shea-McCoy stands by sculpture of bicycle
Liz Shea-McCoy likes to tell people that she wears three different hats: professional artist, art educator and public art director. That’s a trifecta that has...

At Omaha hearing, frustration over racial injustice amid George Floyd, James...

The exterior of the Nebraska State Capitol building on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.
Nebraskans frustrated with racial injustice and policing told senators this week that something has to change.