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State Pen cemetery a place of unique history 0

State Pen cemetery a place of unique history

By Mary Rezac, Nebraska News Service LIINCOLN–On a hill on the southwest edge of Lincoln, visible from the Jamaica North Trail, sits a little known piece of Nebraska history. White crosses and markers dot...

Speech, drama coaches fear new rule’s possible chilling effect 0

Speech, drama coaches fear new rule’s possible chilling effect

Story and photos by Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN- Matty Merritt knew she was taking a risk when she chose her humorous interpretation script last year. Merritt, then a junior at Lincoln Southwest...

High school math students invade the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 0

High school math students invade the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

A record 1,728 high school students from across Nebraska came to Lincoln today to celebrate UNL’s 24th annual Math Day. NewsNetNebraska’s Madeline Clauff reports.

Nebraska Attorney General warns of text message bank account scam 0

Nebraska Attorney General warns of text message bank account scam

A scam to convince you to reveal your bank card account number has been popping up in Lincoln and Omaha this week. Through a text message, consumers are prompted to call a number and...

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Unknown circumstances surround Lincoln homeless man’s death

Lincoln police continue to investigate still-unknown circumstances surrounding the trauma related death of homeless resident George Ike. Ike was found severely injured last Saturday. He died that night at a Lincoln hospital. NewsNetNebraska reporter...

Lincoln detours a costly headache for some 0

Lincoln detours a costly headache for some

Lincoln drivers are becoming used to the detours they have to take due to road construction. Small businesses are also noticing the effects of the work. NewsNetNebraska reporter Megan Conway has more.

A UNL Rose by any other name keeps busy 0

A UNL Rose by any other name keeps busy

Rose Sousek has been the UNL women’s basketball secretary for 15 years. Though it is a full time job her work doesn’t end when she leaves the office at five p.m. In many ways...

Defining academic dishonesty at UNL 0

Defining academic dishonesty at UNL

A UNL professor has accused 11 of his students for cheating by using information easily found with a simple Google search. NewsNetNebraska’s Jenna Jaynes discovered how available these documents are for students, and if...

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Nebraska’s first male color guard lives his dream

Growing up in Nebraska, it’s nearly every boy’s dream to play football for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. And while one freshman is on Memorial Stadium’s turf every game day, he isn’t wearing a jersey. Star...

UNL rethinks lofty enrollment goals 0

UNL rethinks lofty enrollment goals

On Thursday, UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman announced he would push back his deadline to hike the university’s enrollment by 5,000 students. Chancellor Perlman has re-adjusted his enrollment timetable from 2017 to 2020. NewsNetNebraska’s Chelsea...