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Middle Easterners In The Middle West
An NET News Special Report
Tuesday through Thursday at 6:45 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. CT on NET Radio.
One of the fastest-growing groups of immigrants in Nebraska is Middle Easterners. Many of these people have powerful reasons for coming -- and staying.  NET News looks closer at the trend in a special report this week. 
Iraqi Immigrants Find A Home In Nebraska
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.
Among the many groups who have immigrated to Nebraska, one of the fastest-growing is people from the Middle East. And the largest contingent among these is people from Iraq, with powerful reasons for coming – and staying.
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.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author T.J. Stiles delivered the 2017 Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities on October 3rd at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha. He spoke about Nebraska’s pivotal role in shaping our nation.

NET News Documentaries and Specials

After Ebola
The personal stories of medical professionals in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit and lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.
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››