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Lincoln’s Farmer’s Market season ends with more sales, vendors and customers 0

Lincoln’s Farmer’s Market season ends with more sales, vendors and customers

Nebraska residents came out to support the last weekend of the Lincoln Haymarket Farmers’ Market this month. As NewsNetNebraska’s Veronica Grizzle reports, this year has seen a boost in both vendors and in customer...

Privacy versus security: A UNL panel discussion asks “Where do we draw the line?” 0

Privacy versus security: A UNL panel discussion asks “Where do we draw the line?”

George Orwell’s iconic Big Brother may not be watching us, but recent revelations indicate the U.S. government’s National Security Agency is. Americans value privacy as a basic civil liberty, but like people everywhere, they...

UNL student turns fire into his hobby 0

UNL student turns fire into his hobby

Some people express themselves by dancing…but not many people incorporate fire into their dance routines. As NewsNetNebraska Haley Herzog shows us, UNL student Patrick Stayer, however, is not most people.

UNL student puts talents on multiple display 0

UNL student puts talents on multiple display

UNL is full of talented students… As NewsNetNebraska’s Claire Porter shows us, Drew Ritchie is no exception.

Nebraska pumpkin harvest much improved this year 0

Nebraska pumpkin harvest much improved this year

The Roca Berry Farm has been drawing visitors from southeast Nebraska for many years. The town of Roca may only have a population of 220 people, but on weekends in October there are many...

UNL blood drive underscores need for donors 0

UNL blood drive underscores need for donors

Saving a life is easier than people think. Just one person giving blood can save three lives. NewsNetNebraska’s Madeline Clauff reports on UNL’s homecoming blood drive.  

UNL helping record freshman class make transition to Nebraska college life 0

UNL helping record freshman class make transition to Nebraska college life

UNL accepted a large freshman class this year, raising first-year enrollment by 12.3 percent. It’s also raising the bar in different ways on campus. NewsNetNebraska’s Brianna Foster has more on the story.

Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee holds final hearing 0

Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee holds final hearing

By Ally Phillips, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Lincoln was the fifth and final stop for the Tax Modernization Committee’s tour of Nebraska, and committee members heard many of the same themes they have in earlier...

Nebraska tax hearing background 0

Nebraska tax hearing background

By Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service  LINCOLN–The Tax Modernization Committee, comprised of 14 senators, has been traveling across the state gauging taxpayers’ concerns.   Headed by Kearney Sen. Galen Hadley, the committee was formed...

Lincoln bike kitchen brings community together 0

Lincoln bike kitchen brings community together

It’s a local shop that’s all about helping the community by taking something old and turning it into something new. NewsNetNebraska reporter Kassi Nelson has the story.