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Technology sometimes more distracting than helpful in class

Story and video by Katie Bane, NewsNetNebraska Technology is an excellent tool students typically add to their metaphorical toolboxes, but in the classroom, its effectiveness often is diminished by the distractions it causes, some...

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Lincoln residents witness deadly Boston bomb attack

Several Lincoln residents were among the spectators or roughly 23,000 runners competing in the Boston Marathon and were just blocks away Monday when two bomb explosions killed three people and injured scores of others...

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Food stamp assistance program helps needy get benefits

Video story by Katie Bane, NewsNetNebraska Even though the economy is improving, many of Lincoln’s impoverished citizens still need assistance getting on government-run benefits programs.  The Food Bank of Lincoln offers a relatively new...

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Survive one more day

Rajiv Shaw doesn’t cure addicts. He keeps them alive. And he’s living proof. By Frannie Sprouls, NewsNetNebraska Rajiv Shaw stands opposite the expatriate from America on the soccer field: fast, strong and aggressive against...