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NET News: legislative update 033017

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Senators moved toward increasing penalties for sex trafficking and making it easier for political parties to maintain their place on the ballot in the Nebraska Legislature Wednesday.(image)


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NET News: Collaborative Project Shares Stories of Iraqi Refugees

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Oregon photographer Jim Lommasson has spent the last several years working with Iraqi refugees in a collaborative storytelling project. Some of that work is being shown now at the Sheldon Museum of Art, which brought him to Lincoln to meet with local refugees.(image)


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NET News: A Lack Of Farm Data Could Hurt Farmers

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Farmers rely on data, often from the Department of Agriculture, to plant the right crops to make a profit. But what would happen if that underlying data was inaccurate?(image)


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NET News: Immigration Enforcement and Schools

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:45:00 -0500

Nebraska school districts have concerns over changing immigration policy. What role will a school play if a student’s parents are apprehended in a raid? A few are looking back to a similar event ten years ago for answers. NET News reporter Ben Bohall has more in today’s Signature Story:(image)


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NET News: Immigration Enforcement and Schools re

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Nebraska school districts have concerns over changing immigration policy. What role will a school play if a student’s parents are apprehended in a raid? A few are looking back to a similar event ten years ago for answers. NET News reporter Ben Bohall has more in today’s Signature Story:(image)


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NET News: legislative update 032817

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Proposals to stimulate bioscience businesses, help parents with problem pregnancies, and increase penalties for sex trafficking were among measures considered by the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday(image)


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NET News: Fort Hartsuff

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

There’s an old army fort on the edge of the Sandhills that offers a glimpse into the life of soldiers 140 years ago. For today’s NET News Signature Story, Mike Tobias takes us on a tour of Fort Hartsuff.(image)


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NET News: Teenaged killer from old murder case seeks reduced sentence

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

US Supreme Court ruling prompts 26 Nebraska inmates, all charged with murder, return to court asking judges in counties all over the state for new sentences.(image)


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NET News: UNMC Scientists Reach "Milestone" in Parkinson's Disease Researc

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Research by University of Nebraska Medical Center scientists has resulted in a "milestone" in the fight against Parkinson's disease. A new drug to help combat the effects of Parkinson’s disease was demonstrated as safe and generally well tolerated during preliminary stages of a human trial. The fin...(image)


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NET News: legislative update 032317

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Proposals designed to limit agricultural property taxes and cut income taxes got some preliminary thumbs up in a Nebraska legislative committee Thursday. But their fate remains unclear, amid confusion over their ultimate effects.(image)


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NET News: legislative update 032217

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

A proposal to freeze child care subsidies moved ahead in the Nebraska Legislature Wednesday, but proposed tax changes remain stalled. And senators discussed housing, lobbying, and the death penalty.(image)


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NET News: legislative update 032117

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500

The reality of the state’s budget crunch hit home Tuesday, as lawmakers debated freezing child care subsidies – a move that could save money now, but at the risk of costs down the road.(image)


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