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  • Visual rhyme to "Nebraska's" portrait of Woody.
    'Nebraska:' Going down the road less traversed
    Alexander Payne, the man behind “Nebraska” is consistently the best American comedy filmmaker working today; even Woody Allen in the time that Payne has been working hasn’t made as many good movies. In a time when most comedies...
  • 20 Photos of the hottest Nebraska college football cheerleaders in 2014
    20 Photos of the hottest Nebraska college football cheerleaders in 2014
    The following is a slideshow of 20 photos of the hottest Nebraska Cornhuskers college football cheerleaders in 2014. Some of the photos in the slideshow are from prior years.As you can see in the photos, Nebraska has some of the hottest...
  • Keystone protestors
    Nebraska's race for governor pits climate change against Keystone pipeline
    Nebraska currently has a Republican governor, Dave Heinerman, who supports finishing the Keystone XL pipeline and using eminent domain laws to seize land from private citizens to do it.However, Chuck Hassebrook is a Democratic gubernatorial...
  • The Swan Gondola
    'The Swan Gondola'
    In the absence of a time machine, Timothy Schaffert's newest novel, "The Swan Gondola", is the next-best way to visit Omaha's World's Fair of 1898. The setting and atmosphere are front and center in this novel, making...
  • Todd Watson
    Exclusive: Interview with senatorial candidate Todd Watson
    2014 is an election year in Nebraska, and Examiner.com is sitting down with some of the candidates for key races so that the voters will be able to make informed decisions. The next in this series is a phone interview with congressional candidate...
  • 7 modern movies that need to be in black and white
    7 modern movies that need to be in black and white
    I was flipping through the channels the other night when I saw that EPIX was showing Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska.” It was one of my favorite movies from last year, and I was excited to catch a little bit of it again for the first...
  • Capitol building in Nebraska
    Five great things to do in LIncoln, Nebraska
    When Nebraska became a state in 1867, Lincoln became the capital of Nebraska instead of Omaha, the territorial capital. Today the city is a destination with art, nature, history, and a myriad of things to enjoy.1. The Capitol: Rising from the...
  • Nebraska Parade Float
    'Racist' parade float under investigation by the DOJ, Obama's America?
    Only in Obama’s America would a parade float representing political satire warrant an investigation from the Department of Justice, but that’s exactly what’s happening.On Independence Day of this year, a local farmer in Nebraska...
  • Obama outhouse parade float draws controversy nationwide today.
    Obama parade float: Outhouse with Obama zombie on parade float raises stink
    An Obama parade float in the Norfolk, Neb. Fourth of July Parade has gained national attention for its creativeness and for what some believe is disrespect to the nation’s president. On the back of a flatbed truck stood an outhouse titled ...
  • Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
    For fossils and so much more: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Nebraska
    TheAgate Fossil Beds National Monument, located just 17 miles from the Wyoming border in the northwest corner of Nebraska, is one of the world’s most complete repositories of ancient Miocene bones. Within the “The Great Bonebed of...
  • Gene Willers: Bank president 'prepared to die,' vaulted staff from tornadoes
    Gene Willers: Bank president 'prepared to die,' vaulted staff from tornadoes
    Gene Willers is a NE Midwest Bank branch president in the small town of Pilger, Nebraska. But on Monday, Willers became something more – a hero to his staff and now an inspirational story of self-sacrifice in the face of impending disaster...
  • Twin Tornadoes
    Nebraska twin tornadoes' 'total devastation', two dead, 17 critically injured
    Parts of northeast Nebraska have been devastated by an unprecedented phenomenon:two tornadoestouching down simultaneously. At least two persons are dead, over 16 others critically injured and rescue crews are scrambling to dig for others possibly...
  • Omaha Community Playhouse
    Acting III-Week One
    There is nothing to go off of but my own experience at this point in time. Acting III just started Monday night. It was not what was expected, but actually much better. Right now the class consist of just one other girl and I, her name is Samantha...
  • Amanda Brown murdered
    Who murdered Amanda Brown?
    Firefighters for the Omaha Fire Department, responding to reports of a brush fire Tuesday night, were shocked to stumble across the body of 30-year-old Amanda Brown. It was stated that her injuries were not the result of her coming in contact with...
  • Trial by Fire deals with incest and arson
    Trial by Fire deals with incest and arson
    “Trial by Fire” by Cara Putman is a clean Christian romantic suspense novel set in Lincoln NB. Tricia Jamison is a public defender. Noah Brust is a fireman she defended in a previous suit. They each have reasons not to trust each other...