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NET News: Critics concerned chicken project will damage water

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:00:00 +0000

Nebraska is known as the beef state. Meat production is a huge part of the state’s agriculture industry. But a proposal that would jumpstart the chicken business here has some residents concerned about the potential impact on the environment.(image)


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NET News: While one tribe fights oil, another cautiously embraces it

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:00:00 +0000

North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is making headlines protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline. But oil development is playing out differently for another of the state’s Indian nations, one-hundred and fifty miles up the Missouri River.(image)


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NET News: Nebraskans involved in Dakota Access Pipeline controversy

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000

Nebraskans involved in Dakota Access Pipeline controversy(image)


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NET News: Renowned Canopy Biologist Talks About Trees

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:45:00 +0000

Nalini Nadkarni is a canopy biologist and professor of biology at the University of Utah. Her work also includes outreach projects with prisoners, dancers, poets, and different communities of faith. She recently spoke at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as part of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum’...(image)


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NET News: Capital Punsihment REDUX

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000

On Election Day, voters chose overwhelming to retain the death penalty in Nebraska. But why? Researchers are trying to determine what makes individuals “for” or “against” capital punishment, particularly since public surveys show a decline in support among Nebraskans in recent decades.(image)


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NET News: Nebraska prison program turns “tough guys” into entrepreneurs

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000

A group known as Defy Ventures believes some prison inmates have skills to create legal businesses of their own once they get out of jail. Two groups of inmates locked up in Nebraska want to take that challenge.(image)


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NET News: Startups try cutting food waste with garbage-munching bugs

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000

Americans waste a staggering amount of food. Instead of letting it rot and wreck the environment, some entrepreneurs want to put it to work feeding insects, and see the potential to revolutionize how we feed some livestock that provide us our meat.(image)


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NET News: A Look Into Nebraska's Deep Fossil History

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:45:00 +0000

Twenty years ago, a farmer in western Nebraska came upon the bones of a prehistoric elephant in his gravel pit. Learn how that discovery fits in to Nebraska’s rich paleontological history.(image)


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NET News: Green Bean Casserole is a Midwestern holiday staple

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0000

Green Bean Casserole, an iconic Thanksgiving dish, turns 60 years old this year and it’s as popular as ever.(image)


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NET News: A business fighting trafficking in India

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000

A business fighting trafficking in India, and its connection to Creighton University(image)


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NET News: Rural states working to recruit law school grads back to the cou

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0000

If you’re looking for some good legal advice, you may have to look a little harder if you live in the country. Attorneys are getting harder to come by in rural areas, but Nebraska is trying to recruit more lawyers back to small towns.(image)


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NET News: State budget shortfall has senators talking

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000

State budget shortfall has senators talking(image)


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