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Chiefs fans around the country experienced tears of joy after the back-to-back Super Bowl win. Not even 72 hours later, those tears suddenly become saddened with pain and hurt. During the parade in … more
Lice are tiny, wingless insects that are parasitic on a variety of host animals. There are three types that can infect the human body, and they are able to live and survive by sucking blood. … more
The Nebraska lifestyle varies based on urban and rural locations, causing a divide in opinions about legislation. For instance, the Judiciary Committee heard LB 1269 in an attempt to implement … more
Romans 3:19 ERV Obviously, the law applies to those to whom it was given, for its purpose is to keep people from having excuses, and to show that the entire world is guilty before God. … more
Archeological evidence is showing that the earliest inhabitants of the New World arrived from eastern Eurasia over 21,000 and maybe as long as 30,000 years ago. In 2023 fossil human footprints … more
The attempt to implement permanent Daylight Savings failed and the filibuster to halt the mandate for a two-person crew on train engines succeeded. Both proved to be controversial and kept floor … more
"This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins." – 1 John 4:10 What will it be? What will it be for you? What will it be … more
For many people, movies are not exactly something that they enjoy. I come across many people that enjoy watching documentaries. So for this week, I wanted to talk about my favorite documentary … more
The formation of a fossil is a rare and fortuitous event where whole or parts of plants, animals or other material of the past has been preserved for hundreds or thousands and sometimes billions of … more
On Jan. 27, thousands of Nebraskans came to Lincoln to walk in support of life. When I first ran for the position of state senator, I promised to represent the overwhelming voice of Nebraskans in … more
Last Sunday was an exciting day for National Football League fans as the AFC and NFC Championship games were played. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers were the victors and now … more
Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a widespread technology that is affecting our daily lives in ways that we never before imagined. Artificial intelligence is a technology that makes a … more
I’ve watched many revenge movies. They all draw the watchers into the depth of the pain of the innocent victim and bring some interesting satisfaction when the victim becomes the victor over … more
The ability for constituents to be involved in the legislative process for each bill is considered to be a privilege unique to Nebraska. Our Capitol building is known as “the people’s … more
The curse didn’t touch this movie. A new addition to the A24 list, “The Iron Claw,” is also a new addition to my five-star movie list. I have only given 35 of my 2,323 watched … more
The first horror release of 2024 is here. Hitting theaters Jan. 5, Bryce McGuire’s “Night Swim” rang in the new year with a jump scare. With producers Jason Blum and James Wan, this … more
Having been a publisher in Washington County for over 40 years, I can safely say that this county has never seen a year like 2023. While there were many good and positive things that happened … more
Generation Z has given the new year a new name — 2024 (for) the plot. Emphasizing their acts toward creating a chaotic and unforgettable year. I can get behind the name, but for different … more
2023 is over, and we're in the new year. It’s new with possibilities, excitement and perhaps trepidation... what’s ahead? It could be a new job, a marriage or a new child coming. Maybe … more
Due to continental drift the map of the world has been changing over time. Some 220 million years ago there was just one supercontinent, Pangea and one giant ocean, Panthalassa. Australia … more
Netflix’s recent release, “Leave the World Behind,” has divided movie buffs across the world. From its title scene to the question-filled ending, Sam Esmail’s new film has … more
Seaweeds are very large marine algae that grow along seashores worldwide. These plants are usually green, brown or red in color. They tend to grow mostly in the shallows because they need sunlight to … more
I waited until the next day to call Misty’s foster parents Ray and Julie. That time allowed me to calm down and prepare some questions. Also, I tried to think of questions they might ask and … more
In many Christian traditions, New Year’s Eve is celebrated with a Watchnight Service. United Methodist founder John Wesley attended such a service with the Moravians in 1740 and subsequently … more
Ever since penicillin was discovered in 1928 and utilized to cure bacterial infections during and after WWII, scientists have been searching everywhere for new antibiotics. It soon became … more
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