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NET News: legislative update 022117

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Property taxes, LGBT rights, teachers' religious clothing discussed(image)


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NET News: Farmers may turn to local produce in search of profit

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Low crop prices have many Midwest wheat and corn farmers looking for ways to supplement their incomes. One possibility for conventional farmers: producing food for farmers markets.(image)


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NET News: Immigrant communities diversify the face of a rural city

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Immigration, refugee resettlement, and the lagging rural economy are among the issues that defined the 2016 presidential election. For the students at Fort Morgan High School, these aren’t abstract political ideas or topics on the news. They’re living it.(image)


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NET News: legislative update 021617

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Pipeline company TransCanada reapplied Thursday for permission to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline across Nebraska. And advocates of electrical deregulation pushed for a bill to allow competition with public power in the state.(image)


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NET News: Nebraska flu season "pretty bad;" Maybe peaking.

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

After two years of fairly mild flu seasons, public health officials hundreds of Nebraskan’s have fallen ill from the virus this season.(image)


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NET News: Legislative update 021517

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Nebraska lawmakers moved toward breaking a legislative logjam that’s prevented them from debating everything from schools and taxes to prisons and health care, as senators decided Wednesday to delay any further attempt to change their rules.(image)


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NET News: A Kansas Town Makes Sure We Don't Forget How Orphan Train Riders

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:20:00 +0000

They were unlikely settlers of America’s heartland: children, shipped from New York City orphanages to small towns in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th Century. The small town of Concordia, Kansas is making sure they’re not forgotten. This story from KCUR is part of our Artland reporting collabora...(image)


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NET News: Jedi wisdom, man's best friend fail to end legislative gridlock

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Jedi wisdom, man's best friend fail to end legislative gridlock(image)


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NET News: Nebraska Groups Help Refugees Settle in to the Good Life

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Last year Nebraska resettled more refugees per capita than any other state. In the weeks following President Trump’s executive order halting immigration and refugees to the U.S., NET News visited a few of the groups in Lincoln that work to help refugees settle in to life in Nebraska.(image)


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NET News: Budget cuts passed, opioid education campaign launched

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:54:00 +0000

Budget cuts passed, opioid education campaign launched(image)


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NET News: Gun bill heard, abortion bill revived, rules discussed

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:33:00 +0000

Gun bill heard, abortion bill revived, rules discussed in Legislature(image)


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NET News: Embezzlement probe adds to questions about beef checkoff

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

A federal investigation over the alleged embezzlement of $2.6 million dollars from an Oklahoma board that promotes the beef industry adds to questions about oversight of the national beef checkoff program funded by fees from farmers and ranchers.(image)


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