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Can The Buzz Of Bees Predict Success For Farmers?
The Next NET News Signature Story
Friday at 6:45 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m CT on NET Radio.
Some of the pollinators that fertilize farmers’ fruit and vegetable crops have been on the decline. Researchers are working out how to listen for bees to calculate the impact they have when they are present, or missing. 
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.
Nebraska Mental Health: Who's Responding?
An NET News Discussion Program
Monday at 11 pm CT on NET
A discussion about how communities and law enforcement are responding to mental health emergency calls in Nebraska. Those calls are outpacing the number of calls relating to violent crimes in many communities. 

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››