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When Things Speak: The Beet Knife
In the 1870s, thousands of Germans from Russia left Russia for the United States. By 1910, the US census counted 13,000 Germans from Russia in Nebraska alone. Diane Wilson says...
Judges' pensions spark debate over who pays...
Debate on a bill to shore up Nebraska’s retirement system for judges expanded into discussion of how to pay for justice, and what return to expect on investment, in the...
Recent Nebraska murder cases put concept of “...
What does it mean to be “competent to stand trial?” It’s a phrase often heard in coverage of major trials where the mental health of the accused becomes part of the defense or...
Ricketts' veto of welfare increase raises...
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts’ veto of increased welfare benefits was met with surprise and anger in the Legislature Thursday while debate began on the budget amid predictions of...
Study reveals physiological effects of...
More questions are being raised regarding discrimination in the United States. NET News' Ben Bohall talked with Bridget Goosby, the author of a new study uncovering how...
Rice hearing raises questions of women and...
A confirmation hearing for Gov. Pete Ricketts‘ nominee to head the Nebraska State Patrol turned into a discussion about the patrol’s record on hiring and promoting women and...
Two South Vietnamese Naval Officers Reunite in...
Forty years ago this week, as war was ending and Saigon was falling to communist forces, two South Vietnamese naval officers talked briefly about evacuation plans, then parted...
Legislature may take up fracking yet this year
Legislation on the disposal of fracking water in Nebraska may be added to controversies the Legislature has to deal with the last month of its current session. Last week, the...
"We Were Good Soldiers": War Stories...
It’s been 40 years since the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam war, but memories are still strong for those who served during that time, including some of Nebraska’s more...
Still Fighting After 40 Years
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. An Omaha man and former South Vietnamese officer has continued fighting for his country long after the North...
Nebraska Businesses Take Historical Approach
The National Register of Historic Places has more than one thousand listings in Nebraska. Places like old farmsteads, houses, bridges, prairies and parks. The list of historic...
Higher welfare payments, more time for trial...
Low income parents could get higher welfare payments for the first time in 30 years, and time limits would be eased on how long after new evidence is discovered convicted...
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