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Value of new speedy internet option in downtown Lincoln debated 0

Value of new speedy internet option in downtown Lincoln debated

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Within a month, Lincoln’s downtown district will have a new high speed internet service available that — theoretically — few other metro communities nationwide will be able to keep up...

Future of Nebraska agriculture is wildly different, speaker says 0

Future of Nebraska agriculture is wildly different, speaker says

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Evolutionary biologist Wes Jackson challenged the way agriculture is produced in the grain belt of America last Friday, saying its success has been our failure. “We live a good life,” Jackson...

Sexual orientation discrimination bills heard by legislation committee 0

Sexual orientation discrimination bills heard by legislation committee

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Jill Lisky-Clark, representing Lincoln’s business community, said people should be judged strictly on performance and not sexual orientation. “Discrimination based on sexual identity is an economic development issue,” she said.  “The...

Voter turnout likely to drop in ASUN runoff 0

Voter turnout likely to drop in ASUN runoff

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Record breaking voter-turnout last week sparked a runoff between the Engage and Revive for ASUN executive offices. But, with the runoff election today, will voter engagement last? Not likely. Marlene...

Smooth owner returns to porn 0

Smooth owner returns to porn

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Club Smooth was a dream Shane Harrington believed would allow him to leave the porn business behind. On Feb., 28, the 38-year-old Lincoln man sold the club located at 1644 O...