NET News Signature Stories

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Lifesaving antibiotics at risk so producers look for options
Wednesday at 6:45 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. CT on NET Radio.
Overuse of antibiotics in both humans and animals is to blame for the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. To ensure we still have the drugs we need, both doctors and farmers need to use them more carefully.
Choice Cuts: Meat in America
A radio and television special from NET and Harvest Public Media
Radio series starts Monday, October 5 on NET Radio; Television special Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 pm CT on NET1.
NET and Harvest Public Media explore what it will take to keep pace with the increasing global demand for meat, as well as the opportunities and challenges facing producers in the Midwest and across the United States.

NET News Documentaries and Specials

NET News examines whether the homecomings soldiers receive when they return from war have a lasting impact.
Stories of Nebraska warriors and how they were changed by war. 
Food waste is the single-largest source of waste in municipal landfills. Learn how to cut back on what you toss out.
The multi-million dollar legal marijuana trade in Colorado and its impact in Nebraska.
The aging farm demographic and its impact on the upcoming transfer of farmland ownership.
NET News producer Mike Tobias examines the deadliest natural disaster in Nebraska history, the 1913 Easter tornadoes.
NET News producer Bill Kelly reviews a century and a half of Nebraska's death penalty.
"Hispanic Farmers on Broken Ground" examines past and present obstacles facing Hispanic farmers in the Midwest. 
Only a small percentage of the state's school children, just more than 2 percent, are educated at home.  What home schooling in... more››
There are hundreds of gangs and more than 5,000 gang members in Nebraska. And experts say these numbers are not declining. Gang... more››
Stratcom 9:11, A Different Doomsday
Stories of those serving at STRATCOM and Offutt Air Force base as terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
The generally accepted definition of binge drinking in the United States is the consumption of five or more alcoholic drinks in... more››
False confession. Fake evidence.It became one of the most controversial crime stories in recent Nebraska history.NET News... more››