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NET News: Ricketts orders review of Nebraska State Patrol

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Following several recent controversies involving the Nebraska State Patrol, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Friday he’s ordered a review of the patrol’s policies, procedures and leadership.(image)


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NET News: Great Plains Sees Massive Increase In Wildfires

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

The Great Plains are seeing more wildfires, according to a new study, leading researchers to ask why the fires are happening, and fire managers to examine what resources they will need to keep the blazes in check.(image)


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NET News: Public Art Gets New Life in Grand Island

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

It’s known mostly as a farming community, but Grand Island is hoping a new push for public art will add a metropolitan flavor to the central Nebraska city. The civic art effort is part of a plan to make it more attractive to a new generation of residents.(image)


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NET News: Huge project underway at Nebraska Capitol

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

A huge project is underway at Nebraska’s state Capitol: the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system is being replaced. The project is expected to take 10 years to complete, at a cost of more than 100 million dollars(image)


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NET News: How The Buzz Of Bees May Predict Harvest Size For Farmers

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

A new technique based on recording buzzing bees hopes to show farmers just how much pollinating the native bee population is doing in their fields.(image)


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NET News: R-Project update

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

A little black and orange beetle may be the biggest obstacle to a 225-mile-long proposed power line through Nebraska’s Sandhills. But a proposal to protect the beetle while allowing the line to be built has stirred up a hornet’s nest of opposition:(image)


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NET News: Transgender Nebraska farmer: Support “has been quite good"

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

For a very long time Ashley Swartz kept a low-profile, satisfied with being the fifth generation farm land in Saunders County near Wahoo. Swartz one of the few transsexual farmers in America. Nearly twenty years ago she decided to tell family and neighbors about her gender identification(image)


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NET News: Food insecurity in Nebraska

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

More than 200,000 Nebraskans don’t have consistent access to adequate food. Mike Tobias looks at the numbers and talks with one Nebraskan who deals with the challenge of feeding herself and her family.(image)


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NET News: Health care dominates Fischer "listening session" in Omaha

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 22:00:00 -0500

Discussion of health care dominated as Nebraska U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer hosted a “listening session” in Omaha Friday.(image)


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NET News: Nebraska Delegation Reacts To "Dark Day" In D.C.

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Nebraska representatives Jeff Fortenberry, Don Bacon and Adrian Smith react to the shooting of a congressman and others at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia outside Washington D.C.(image)


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NET News: Nebraska's Omaha tribe looks to language in preserving culture.

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:45:00 -0500

Members of the Omaha Tribe are fighting to keep their language alive. To the tribe's elders, it's not just about preserving the language; it also has to do with protecting the tribe's culture for younger generations.(image)


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NET News: Fewer Farmers Work The Land. What Does That Mean For Small Towns

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

The most common occupation in America used to be farming. But farms are so high-tech these days, fewer farmers are needed to work the fields. That ends up having important side effects for farm towns across the Midwest and Great Plains.(image)


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