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Cyberbullying: How it affects children 0

Cyberbullying: How it affects children

UNL professor specializes in bullying research For many children, electronic communication tools on the internet, such as chat rooms and social networking sites, are critical tools for their social life. Susan Swearer is a...

State Pen cemetery a place of unique history 2

State Pen cemetery a place of unique history

By Mary Rezac, Nebraska News Service LIINCOLN–On a hill on the southwest edge of Lincoln, visible from the Jamaica North Trail, sits a little known piece of Nebraska history. White crosses and markers dot...

High school math students invade the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 0

High school math students invade the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

A record 1,728 high school students from across Nebraska came to Lincoln today to celebrate UNL’s 24th annual Math Day. NewsNetNebraska’s Madeline Clauff reports.

Nebraska Attorney General warns of text message bank account scam 0

Nebraska Attorney General warns of text message bank account scam

A scam to convince you to reveal your bank card account number has been popping up in Lincoln and Omaha this week. Through a text message, consumers are prompted to call a number and...

NET documentary spotlights brilliantly eccentric Nebraskan artist 0

NET documentary spotlights brilliantly eccentric Nebraskan artist

  Story and photos by Heather Haskins, NewsNetNebraska A Nebraska man who believed his artwork had the power to heal people is the subject of a new NET documentary. Emery Blagdon, who lived from 1907-1986,...

Nebraska Crossing outlets officially open to public 0

Nebraska Crossing outlets officially open to public

Story and photos by Megan Conway, NewsNetNebraska Men, hide those checkbooks where your women won’t look because it’s official, the brand new Nebraska Crossing Outlets mall in Gretna is now open to the public....

Lincoln’s Kids Against Hunger helps Haiyan victims 0

Lincoln’s Kids Against Hunger helps Haiyan victims

Story and Lincoln photos by C.L. Sill, NewsNetNebraska Video by Clair Porter, NewsNetNebraska Typhoon Haiyan left millions without food and shelter last week when it tore through the Philippines. Thousands of victims were killed...

Lincoln detours a costly headache for some 0

Lincoln detours a costly headache for some

Lincoln drivers are becoming used to the detours they have to take due to road construction. Small businesses are also noticing the effects of the work. NewsNetNebraska reporter Megan Conway has more.