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A woman wearing a tan shirt holds an infant baby close to her chest. The baby is wearing a white onesie and yellow overalls.

Nebraska nonprofits come together to provide postpartum support for rural women

When Emily Seddon had a traumatic birth experience with her first child, the Omaha woman said it took a mental toll. Seddon, now associate...
A yellow shack-style building has a white sign with Lee's in red print. In front of the building is a green ATM next to the door that leads to the entryway. Also to the right is a white picket fence that is next to a small window.

A traveler’s guide to historic restaurants in Nebraska

When long-time customers go for a bite at Lee's Chicken in Lincoln, manager Denis Khan says he thinks something special happens.  “I like to refer...
Police officer holds a police dog by the collar.

Rural law enforcement turn to police dogs for crime deterrence

Rural law enforcement agencies are increasingly turning to police dogs to help them deter crime.   While Nebraska law enforcement agencies are not required to...
The seven students and their adult coach of the Rebel Robotics team pose in their orange team shirts with the same color banner showing the team earned the Inspire Award at the 2023 Iowa FIRST Tech Challenge Championship.

Robotics team advocates to make FIRST Tech Challenge a school sponsored activity

Norfolk’s high school robotics team is working to draft legislation that would make FIRST Tech Challenge a Nebraska School Activities Association sponsored sport. The students...
Fake pills manufactured to look like prescription opioid pills

Opioid Addiction: Disease vs Crime

The opioid epidemic continues to be one of the most significant public health crises, with consequences for individuals, families and communities across the United...
Two women look at the screen of a camera

New generation of business owners focus on building community

Generation Z, also known as "gen-z-ers," are putting their own stamp on owning a business. Collaboration over competition is an ongoing trend for this...
Bailey Graham, 13-years-old, in front of All the Things Boutique in Central City on Saturday 4, 2023 wearing a pink shirt which reads "All the Things Boutique."

From a dream to a business, Central City teen with Down syndrome mixes customer...

When customers walk into the All the Things Boutique in Central City, they often are greeted with a hug by 13-year-old Bailey Graham, who...
Allison Luth and Tosha Benes stand behind a table overflowing with colorful boxes of pads, tampons and other feminine hygiene products. They are both wearing black shirts and are posed in front of a backdrop displaying the Tower of Tampons logo.

Tower of Tampons donates millions of free feminine hygiene products to local organizations yearly

  A Lincoln-based non-profit has collected and donated millions of feminine hygiene products to make these products more accessible to those who need them. Tower of...
18 year old Shamby Kumandon stands at his desk at the self-checkout station at the HyVee off of 27th street in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Battle over youth labor begins to stir in Nebraska

Nebraska State Sen. Carol Blood grew up on a farm, a place where she was expected to help out and where she learned the...
Portrait collage of Black students in a photo studio.

In Black hair, Gen-Z students find expression, identity, concern

Nebraska is one of 19 states that have passed The CROWN Act to address issues of race and discrimination in the United States.  The CROWN...