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Perfect Can't Be Improved Upon Nov. 28, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Feb. 3, 1997, was a memorable day for Jeremey Sonnenfeld because this sophomore bowler from the Univ... Read More

Nature's Great Bird Migration Under Threat by You-Know-Who Apr. 05, 2018

Froma Harrop

You could call it the Nebraska bird eclipse. At the first dart of morning light, so many sandhill cr... Read More

Souls vs. Fossil Fuels Aug. 10, 2017

Froma Harrop

There are regions where economic stress coexists with a beloved way of life. It can be hard to make ... Read More

More States Should Ban the Death Penalty Oct. 04, 2016

Froma Harrop

Most of the civilized world has come to regard killing someone held in captivity as barbaric. The de... Read More

Death Penalty for Tsarnaev Hurts Boston May. 19, 2015

Froma Harrop

Why was 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to die in a state so generally opposed to capital pu... Read More

Casinos Just Aren't the Answer Sep. 09, 2014

Froma Harrop

The video for the Bruce Springsteen song "Atlantic City" opens with a scene of the grand Marlborough... Read More

The Old West Begins in the Nebraska Panhandle Aug. 02, 2014

Travel and Adventure

By Steve Bergsman I was standing in the small Nebraska Panhandle city of Sidney, staring at a big st... Read More

A Visit to Nebraska Yields Connections With History Mar. 22, 2014

Travel and Adventure

By Kathryn Lemmon How is American folk legend Wild Bill Hickock connected to the modern-day space sh... Read More

'Nebraska' and 'Charlie Countryman': A Road Trip With Bruce Dern and Will Forte, A Romanian Holiday With Shia LaBeouf Nov. 15, 2013


Bruce Dern gives a brave and unfaltering performance in "Nebraska," the new movie by Alexa... Read More

Mad Scientists in the Laboratories of Democracy Mar. 17, 2011

David Sirota

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once said that states are the "laboratories of democracy.&... Read More

No Spin: Windmills Fail Aug. 29, 2010

Daily Editorials

Is wind power a viable alternative to low-cost fossil fuels? Consider this: relying on windmills to ... Read More

Chip Bok

Dec. 23, 2009