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NET News: Requirement for search warrents in DUI blood tests ripples throu

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Several Nebraska Supreme Court appeals have cropped up based on new federal requirement for search warrants for blood tests in driving while impaired cases.(image)


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NET News: UNO Chancellor Announces Retirement

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

UNO Chancellor John Christensen announced he is retiring after leading the institution for the past ten years. A national search for his replacement will begin soon. Christensen will stay in his position until a replacement is found and ready to lead the campus.(image)


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NET News: Pine Ridge recovering after wildfires

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Pine Ridge recovering after wildfires of 2006 and 2012(image)


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NET News: Researching new ways farmers can fight Gulf’s ‘dead zone’

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:00:00 -0500

Farming in the fertile Midwest is tied to an environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. But scientists are studying new ways to lessen the environmental impact of nitrogen and phosphorous pollution from Corn Belt farms and improve water quality.(image)


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NET News: Cities cope with polluted ag runoff, create their own, too

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:00:00 -0500

Agriculture is often blamed for nutrient and pesticide pollution in Midwestern rivers and streams. But there are other culprits for our dirty waters. Cities find themselves responding to pollution coming from farms, but they create some of it, too.(image)


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NET News: Nebraska highway construction projects announced

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Nebraska highway construction projects announced(image)


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NET News: Farmers dabble in voluntary measures to stop harmful runoff

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:00:00 -0500

Excess fertilizer and pesticides have flowed from farm fields into our waterways for years. Federal regulations have cut back some water pollution, but they have no standing when it comes to one of the Midwest’s biggest environmental problems.(image)


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NET News: Farmers feel the pressure to fight agricultural water pollution

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:00:00 -0500

Nitrates can come from factories, power plants, city sewer systems, and even homeowners who put too much fertilizer on their lawns. But agriculture is a major contributor. Some farmers are stepping up to address their part in nitrate pollution.(image)


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NET News: Journalist to Discuss Transformation in Honduras

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Honduras was once the murder capital of the world. A Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who has been documenting a remarkable turnaround in the Central American nation will be speaking in Nebraska soon. Robyn Murray talked with Sonia Nazario, who will give the Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities at...(image)


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NET News: Omaha classroom discussion shows the complexity of death penalty

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

This fall Nebraska voters will decide whether the state will have the death penalty. It’s a complex, emotional topic, as Mike Tobias discovered sitting-in on a college class discussion for NET’s Classroom Conversations project.(image)


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NET News: How are nitrates ending up in drinking water

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:00:00 -0500

Contaminated drinking water isn’t just a problem for Flint, Michigan. Many towns across the Midwest and Great Plains face pollution seeping into their water supplies. It’s nitrates, not lead. And a big part of the problem is farming and ranching.(image)


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NET News: NPPD 2016 Board Elections Affect Many Nebraskans

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:43:00 -0500

When you take a look at your ballot in November, it’s likely there will be some names and races you’re not familiar with. But one of those lesser-known races has the power to affect many Nebraskans.(image)


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