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“Astronomical odds”

Like all Dominican teen prospects, 17-year-old Miguel Almonte, a Blue Jays signee, has the weight of his family, neighborhood and country on his shoulders as he dreams of being the next Jose Reyes. Despite...

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...