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A Journey On And About Water
Wednesday at 6:45 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. CT on NET Radio.
Over the course of nearly two months, two men traveled 1,000 miles across the Platte Basin to call attention to the question: 'Where does our water come from?"
Nebraska Prison Reform
An NET News Special
Nebraska's prisons have been plagued by overcrowding, assaults and most recently the escape of two inmates. An NET News special "Nebraska Prison Reform" discusses possible solutions to the state's prison problems.
Homeless in Nebraska
NET Shines Light on Homelessness
NET News and NET Learning Services offer a series of radio news reports, a TV panel discussion, and more.

NET News Documentaries and Specials

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.
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››