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Nebraska Legislature gets underway

By Shelby Friesz, Bethany Knipp, Joseph Moore and Demetria Stephens, Nebraska News Service The first day of the 103rd Nebraska Legislative session, Wednesday, Jan. 9, ended with the election of a new speaker and...

Program encourages students to get involved, vote 0

Program encourages students to get involved, vote

Story, graphics and video by Kayla Stauffer, NewsNetNebraska Despite a recent boost in voter turnout among youth, 18 to 29-year-olds remain the most underrepresented age group in the national electorate, according to the United...

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Huskers tame Lions in second half

  By Aaron Bowles, NewsNetNebraska Videos by Brandon Aksamit, NewsNetNebraska Photos by Lorena Carmona, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska pulled off another second half comeback, stealing a 32-23 victory from conference rival Penn State at Memorial Stadium...

Middle Eastern refugees divided on how – and whether – to vote 0

Middle Eastern refugees divided on how – and whether – to vote

By Dan Holtmeyer, Special to NewsNetNebraska Jabbar Kaied, dressed in a suit, knelt on his hands and knees, touching his forehead to the carpet and murmuring in Arabic in the Nebraska Islamic Foundation, a...

Long, tragic journey ends in chance to vote as U.S. citizen 0

Long, tragic journey ends in chance to vote as U.S. citizen

By Hailey Konnath, Special to NewsNetNebraska Eight years ago, 57-year-old Anna Furkay was sleeping on a street because she didn’t have a way to get home from her new job doing laundry at a...

Emily Younger

Emily Younger

Story and photo by Anna Reed, NewsNetNebraska A love of athletics led Emily Younger, of Hays, Kan., to broadcast journalism. She was a four sport athlete in high school and still runs 3 –...