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Eclipse NPR Special
A total solar eclipse makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina today. Eleven states are in the path of total darkness. NPR takes you on the astronomical phenomenon’s journey across America.
Eclipse Across America: Through the Eyes of NASA
Monday at 11am (CT) on NET
Watch NASA Television cover the eclipse live from coast to coast using unique vantage points on the ground and from aircraft and spacecraft, including the International Space Station.
Nebraska Inmates Speaking Their Way To Better Futures
The Next NET News Signature Story
Tuesday at 6:45 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. CT on NET Radio.
Inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln are learning how to use their words to improve their lives behind bars. Toastmasters Club 4362 has been teaching prisoners how to speak in front of groups for nearly 40 years.
The PlainStory
A new NET audio podcast is exploring the central Plains one story at a time. The PlainStory explores people, places, culture, history and life in the Heartland.
An NET News Issue-Focused Discussion Program
Insightful discussion on important Nebraska issues such as the economy, politics, health care and agriculture. "Speaking of Nebraska" appears weekly on NET Television and NET Radio.
After Ebola
Nebraska And The Next Pandemic
NET News documentary includes personal stories of medical professionals in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit with preparedness planning underway around the state.

NET News Documentaries and Specials

Sold For Sex
The powerful stories of three Nebraska sex trafficking survivors and how they became victims.
Sex is for sale in Nebraska and many people aren't aware of the problem. Here's how it happens and what is being done about it.
This television special and radio reporting project examines the question many Americans are asking, "Is my water safe?"
Choice Cuts: Meat in America
NET and Harvest Public Media explore what it will take to keep pace with the increasing global demand for meat.
Homecoming: The Impact on Nebraska Veterans
NET News examines the homecomings soldiers receive when they return from war.
Generations of Nebraska Warriors
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››