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Human trafficking advocates work to protect children, other victims 2

Human trafficking advocates work to protect children, other victims

By Christine Scalora, NewsNetNebraska She had four children by the time she was 19. The first child was fathered by her uncle. She was sexually abused by two uncles and her dad. Now she’s...

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Students share projects at Research Fair

By Christine Scalora, NewsNetNebraska Josh Mead spent part of the past year getting paid to do something he did growing up: catching frogs. Now the fisheries and wildlife major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln...

Gun bills trigger passionate testimony 0

Gun bills trigger passionate testimony

By Christine Scalora, NewsNetNebraska A series of bills concerning gun rights drew support from most testifiers and opposition from Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers last week at the Nebraska Legislature. The Judiciary Committee heard testimony...

Hundreds fundraise, take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics 0

Hundreds fundraise, take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

By Christine Scalora, NewsNetNebraska About 220 people marched into Holmes Lake in Lincoln last Saturday as part of the fundraiser for Special Olympics Nebraska. They went in wearing tutus, Speedos and cowboy hats. One...

College students among nation’s most stressed 0

College students among nation’s most stressed

By Christine Scalora, NewsNetNebraska Stressed out? You’re not alone. Millennials, people aged 18 to 33, report a higher average stress level than the national average, and also have the least success managing their stress,...