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NET News: Women's March in Lincoln Brings Thousands to the Streets

A Saturday protest in Lincoln brought thousands of people to the streets in support of equality, human rights and women empowerment as part of the Women's March on Washington.

NET News: Women's March in Lincoln Brings Thousands to the Streets

NET News: Nebraska "Snowbirds" Go South to Stay Warm

When the weather turns cold in Nebraska, many state residents head south—for a few weeks or even a few months. "Snowbirds" as they're often called, migrate to several states, and southern Arizona's warm climate attracts a large number of Nebraskans.

NET News: Nebraska "Snowbirds" Go South to Stay Warm

NET News: Why we're growing the most sweet potatoes since WWII

While they have always made special appearances on many American tables around the holidays, year-round demand for the root vegetables has grown. In 2015, farmers produced more sweet potatoes than in any year since World War II.

NET News: Why we're growing the most sweet potatoes since WWII

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NET News: State employee turnover, Sandhills wind farms at issue

State employee turnover, Sandhills wind farms at issue

NET News: State employee turnover, Sandhills wind farms at issue

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NET News: Nebraska's child welfare system still far from perfect

Following a failed attempt at privatization five years ago, Nebraska's child welfare system has since been the subject of controversy and intense scrutiny. There are some proposed solutions to the ongoing problems.

NET News: Nebraska's child welfare system still far from perfect

NET News: Chief Justice says Governor's budget would hurt justice reforms

Chief Justice says Governor's budget would hurt justice reforms

NET News: Chief Justice says Governor's budget would hurt justice reforms

NET News: Some students develop an appetite for healthier school meals

School lunch has long been a target of jokes. Those jokes turned to complaints from students and parents alike in 2012 when new congressionally mandated nutrition standards, the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, took effect.

NET News: Some students develop an appetite for healthier school meals

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