Rural/Urban split, coal generation’s future discussed in Unicam

February 6th, 2015

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Talk of a split between urban and rural Nebraska surfaced in the Legislature Thursday; while the future of coal-powered electrical generation was discussed in a public hearing. Fred Knapp of NET News has more in this legislative update:

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Gang expert talks about the problem and solutions after gang violence outbreak in Omaha

February 6th, 2015

By Mike Tobias

Lincoln, NE – A recent deadly outbreak of gang-related violence in north Omaha raises bigger questions about causes and possible solutions. University of Nebraska at Omaha criminology and criminal justice professor Pete Simi is a gang expert who has worked with law enforcement and other agencies in the Omaha area, and published research on gang activity in Omaha.

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Concealed Carry Bill morphs into same-sex marriage issue in legislature

February 4th, 2015

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – What started out as a bill giving military spouses quicker rights to apply for concealed weapons permits morphed into a possible exception to Nebraska’s ban on recognizing same sex marriage in the Legislature Tuesday.

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