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From Nebraska Public Media

Stay up-to-date with daily news and features on a wide variety of topics that affect Lincoln, Omaha, and all of Nebraska.

Most Recent Episodes

Ricketts Won't Call Special Session on Abortion

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said he would not call a special legislative session on abortion because there is not enough support to overcome a filibuster.

Nebraska DPAA Office Hosts Colombian Forensic Scientists

9 forensic scientists from Colombia will receive training at the DPAA office at the Offutt Air Force Base. They hope to bring what they learned back to Colombia to assist in their work of identifying human remains

Wheat Harvest Challenged by Nebraska's Dry Conditions

Nebraska's harsh weather conditions have created a large setback in the state's wheat harvest.

Bryan Health Sponsors Training for HS Athletic Trainers

Over 50 high school athletic trainers and emergency personnel attended a heat illness and fall sports safety training session on Friday. The training session went over heat illness procedures and other athletic safety heading into the fall sports season

UNL Not Requiring Masks or COVID-19 Testing for the Fall Semeste

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln releases their COVID-19 plan for the school semester as Lancaster County's risk dial remains at High.

When it comes to chemical fertilizer – less is more, study says

Farmers can use far less chemical fertilizer — which can be expensive and harmful to the environment — and maintain high crop yields, according to a new study.

What a Midwest 'ghost story' says about abortion restrictions

Missouri residents may have heard ghoulish tales of "Doc Annie" Smith, a physician who looms large in the state's mythology for performing illegal abortions in the early 1900s. Today, the truth about her work has largely disappeared.

Abortion Opponent calls chances of Special Session "Remote"

One opponent of abortion says chances of a special session to restrict the procedure in Nebraska are "remote."

Omaha FBI Holds Diversity Agent Recruitment Event

The Omaha FBI field office held a Diversity Agent Recruitment event on Wednesday night, aimed at attracting potential new agents from diverse backgrounds. The event had 40 attendees and was a success, according to the Omaha FBI

G.I Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tawana Grover

Grand Island Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tawana Grover Speaks to Nebraska Public Media about the challenges of the upcoming school year, including: teacher shortages, trans rights and an ongoing pandemic