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NET News: At This Shooting Match, Old West Aficionados Play Cowboy

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

Cowboy action shooting is a brand of target shooting with historically accurate guns and costumes. And there’s yet another dose of theater: In each round, the shooters play out a movie scene.(image)


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NET News: Big proposal on property tax has some seeing big problems

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

A big proposal to reduce property taxes has some critics predicting big problems. But supporters say they'll take it to the people if the Legislature won't act.(image)


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NET News: More Nebraska College Students Choosing Political Science Majors

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

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeing the largest numbers of political science majors since 2011. One professor says the 2016 presidential election is a big reason why.(image)


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NET News: Fire-Damaged Omaha Mural Ready to Return Home

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

A 65-year-old mural damaged in a fire at the Sons of Italy Hall in Omaha earlier this year will look a lot better when it’s returned to its home in 2018. The painting has gotten some much-needed care from an art restoration expert and will once again be the centerpiece of the building when renovatio...(image)


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NET News: DACA: “Dreamers” worried, NE Congressional delegation comments

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

In September President Trump announced an end to the controversial Obama-era DACA program. It provides deportation protection and other benefits to thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, including more than 3,000 in Nebraska. We talked with members of Nebraska’s...(image)


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NET News: Ag Businesses Want To Keep Immigrant Workers In U.S.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Large farm groups say the shortage of farm labor in the U.S. is at crisis levels. A proposal working through Congress would increase the number of immigrant workers at a time when anti-immigrant sentiments are running high.(image)


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NET News: Harvest’s Done, But Deciding What To Do About Dicamba Isn’t

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

In the hopes of not repeating a problematic year for soybean crops, farmers across the U.S. are deciding how best to protect their crops and their livelihood next year from drift damage caused by the weed killer dicamba.(image)


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NET News: Planning for Lincoln's Future Water Supply

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

The last time the city of Lincoln faced serious water restrictions was the record-setting hot and dry year of 2012. With more drought likely in Nebraska’s future, how is the capitol city planning to handle future water shortages and sustain the city’s thirst past the middle of this century?(image)


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NET News: Struggle continues to hire and retain Nebraska prison workers

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

As Nebraska state prison officials scramble to keep its employees on the job and recruit new ones, the state legislature will be advancing proposals to increase pay. The Department of Corrections is expressing some doubts about whether that will help solve the problem.(image)


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NET News: Project to augment Republican River water upsets some neighbors

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:04:00 +0000

A project to augment Republican River water by transferring water formerly used for irrigation is upsetting some of its neighbors in Lincoln County(image)


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NET News: Old Organs Get New Life in Retired Pastor's Barn

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

In a red metal barn on a hill in Denton, Nebraska, population 205, a retired Lutheran pastor is giving old organs new life. It’s a hobby that’s helping preserve musical instruments that are long past their prime, but still have a few songs left in them. The antique pump organs that fill Norm Porath’...(image)


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NET News: Livestock industry fairness rule won't take effect at USDA

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

The Trump administration is following up on promises to ease agriculture industry regulations. The latest rule to be withdrawn would have made it easier for producers to raise objections if they thought meatpackers weren't giving them a fair price.(image)


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