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NET News: Legislative update 022317

Efforts to improve the juvenile justice system moved ahead, and tougher penalties for sex traffickers were advocated in the Nebraska Legislature Thursday.

NET News: Some young farmers postpone careers to pay off student debt

Americans are trying to climb out of a massive hole of student debt worth around $1 trillion. After college, many graduates put off dream careers to pay off loans. That's especially the case for many young people trying to start their own farms.

NET News: Some young farmers postpone careers to pay off student debt

NET News: legislative update 022417

A proposal to modernize and speed up keno games was killed, and senators began debating whether "Choose Life" license plates should be offered, in the Nebraska Legislature Friday.

NET News: College A Faith Killer? Maybe Not Says UNL Researcher

If you subscribe to the idea that higher education can be a "faith killer" for students let loose for the first time on a secular college campus, you might want to think again. A new study by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociology professor suggests college itself usually isn't what causes stude...

NET News: College A Faith Killer? Maybe Not Says UNL Researcher

NET News: In This Small Midwest Town, A Complicated History Is The Key To

When your town is built in a place sacred to Native Americans and includes a history of slavery, it takes some courage to face the past. One small Midwest town isn't shying away from its past to secure its future. This story is part of our Artland reporting collaboration.

NET News: In This Small Midwest Town, A Complicated History Is The Key To

NET News: legislative update 022217

Senators heard arguments Wednesday for and against increasing sales taxes to reduce property taxes. And they gave first-round approval to repealing a ban on teachers wearing religious garments in public schools.

NET News: Historians reflect on defining moments in Nebraska history

Nebraska celebrates its 150th birthday on March 1. For this NET News Signature Story, Mike Tobias talks with historians about the defining events from our state's history and what we can learn from the past.

NET News: Historians reflect on defining moments in Nebraska history

NET News: legislative update 022117

Property taxes, LGBT rights, teachers' religious clothing discussed

NET News: Immigrant communities diversify the face of a rural city

Immigration, refugee resettlement, and the lagging rural economy are among the issues that defined the 2016 presidential election. For the students at Fort Morgan High School, these aren't abstract political ideas or topics on the news. They're living it.

NET News: Immigrant communities diversify the face of a rural city

NET News: Farmers may turn to local produce in search of profit

Low crop prices have many Midwest wheat and corn farmers looking for ways to supplement their incomes. One possibility for conventional farmers: producing food for farmers markets.

NET News: Farmers may turn to local produce in search of profit

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