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NET News: After a surge, Nebraska marijuana arrests level off

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Arrests for marijuana sales dropped in 2016 and it looks like that trend will continue in 2017. The number of arrests for marijuana possession increased slightly. That’s not the case for the State Patrol. Troopers issued fewer citations since its record year in 2015.(image)


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NET News: DNA delays continue to vex Nebraska Crime Lab

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Wait time for results on DNA testing calculated by the lab to be 211 days. Latent fingerprints delays of over 190 days also have dogged the facility. Response time for trace evidence assignments was 168 days. Delays in DNA and fingerprint evidence concern both prosecutors and attorneys representing...(image)


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NET News: Whiteclay: What's next?

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Beer sales have ended, but the future of Whiteclay, Nebraska is uncertain. Meanwhile, various plans are being discussed.(image)


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NET News: Yazidis from Iraq Find Welcome Refuge in Nebraska

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

You might not guess it, but Nebraska took in more refugees per capita than any other state last year. For one particular group, Lincoln has become its de facto capital in the U-S, a safe place for people displaced by religious and ethnic persecution. Now, several thousand Yazidi refugees see Nebrask...(image)


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NET News: Lebanese blazed trail for Middle Eastern immigrants to Nebraska

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:15:00 +0000

Lebanese immigrants blazed a trail for Middle Eastern immigrants to Nebraska more than a century ago.(image)


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NET News: Iraqis in Nebraska

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Middle Easterners in the Middle West: a look at the Iraqi community in Nebraska(image)


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NET News: How Some Foundations Look To Keep Wealth In Rural Towns

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

The largest generational transfer of wealth in modern times is expected to happen in the next 10 years and rural foundations in states like Iowa and Nebraska are working hard to retain at least a bit of those hundreds of millions of dollars.(image)


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NET News: Nebraska Communities Embrace Solar

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

In the last year, solar power has taken off across Nebraska. Communities around the state have invested in small projects to help diversify their electricity sources and offer renewable energy alternatives to residents.(image)


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NET News: Reaching Students Who Don't Speak English

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 22:15:00 +0000

According to the Migration Policy Institute, Nebraska’s immigrant population grew 172 percent between 1998 and 2008. There are more than 22,000 English language learner (ELL) students currently enrolled in public schools across the state. We look at how large and small school districts in Nebraska t...(image)


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NET News: Scott Frost Named Husker Head Football Coach

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Scott Frost spoke with reporters today (Sunday) in Lincoln, a day after he was named head football coach at Nebraska.(image)


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NET News: No Vacation For Nebraska Soldiers Deployed To Virgin Islands

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

The Nebraska National Guard has been on hurricane duty non-stop since late August. Hundreds of Army and Air National Guard soldiers have deployed to Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico (currently) for relief and recovery operations. Mike Tobias talked with soldiers who just retur...(image)


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NET News: Old Is New Again at Dundee Theater in Omaha

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

After nearly a year of major renovations, the historic Dundee Theater in Omaha is set to re-open later today. Built in 1925, it’s been a nearly constant part of the community for almost a century, and with more than $7 million in upgrades, could be around for a lot longer.(image)


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