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Lone testifier speaks on altering Nebraska’s good-time rules 0

Lone testifier speaks on altering Nebraska’s good-time rules

By Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Only one person stepped forward to testify Thursday on a proposed revision to Nebraska’s good-time rules for prisoners. The Department of Correctional Services held a public hearing at the...

UNL student’s PickIt app takes off in Lincoln 0

UNL student’s PickIt app takes off in Lincoln

Question: What new app is bringing together a Lincoln sandwich shop, a ministry, and a college student? NewsNetNebraska’s Chelsea Eaton looked into the app designed to help all three.

UNL student finds “Something Beautiful” with TedX talk 0

UNL student finds “Something Beautiful” with TedX talk

A former Lincoln Southwest student experienced quite the turn of events two years ago when she took on the new hobby of slam poetry. NewsNetNebraska’s Chelsea Eaton looks into Sarah Hove’s wild journey that...

Panel explores tradeoffs between privacy, security 0

Panel explores tradeoffs between privacy, security

Monday night at UNL featured a panel discussion on privacy and security in light of Edward Snowden and the NSA. While Snowden’s documents revealed spying on citizens by the U.S. government, government officials claim the data collection necessary for national security.

UNL Crew Club raises charity funds with winter sale 0

UNL Crew Club raises charity funds with winter sale

The UNL Crew club holds a yearly fundraiser selling clothes made from Bolivian alpaca wool. And while the profits are important to the club, the majority of the money raised goes to a more...

Good pumpkin harvest means good business for Nebraska family pumpkin patch 0

Good pumpkin harvest means good business for Nebraska family pumpkin patch

A little bit of family fun is taking place at Lincoln’s JK’s Pumpkin Patch. You can go pick out your own pumpkin along with many other fun activities. NewsNetNebraska’s Klair Acton has more with...

High-flying UNL forensics team keeps low profile 0

High-flying UNL forensics team keeps low profile

After winning the 2013 Nebraska State Speech Championship, one would think the UNL forensics team would have a little more recognition on campus. But that is not the case. Reporter, Maranda Loughlin, has more...

Football concussions: Have they always been this frequent? 0

Football concussions: Have they always been this frequent?

New research has revealed that concussions in football are worse than we thought. When, in football’s history, did head injuries start becoming more frequent? NewsNetNebraska’s Madeline Clauff got one football expert’s opinion.

PickIt app raises charity funds in Lincoln, Nebraska 0

PickIt app raises charity funds in Lincoln, Nebraska

What new mobile app is bringing together a Lincoln, Neb., sandwich shop, a ministry, and a college student? NewsNetNebraska’s Chelsea Eaton looked into the app designed to help all three.

C-SPAN tour a hit with University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalists 0

C-SPAN tour a hit with University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalists

Many people know C-SPAN for its live coverage of the U.S. government. Now the cable network is trying to appeal to the younger generation by taking the show on the road. NewsNetNebraska’s Haley Herzog...