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ACLU, gay and lesbian couples sue Nebraska 0

ACLU, gay and lesbian couples sue Nebraska

Three same sex couples sue for adoption and foster rights in the state of Nebraska. A 1995 policy prevents same-sex couples from obtaining foster parent licenses.

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Calorie counter apps replacing diet plans

Story, photos and video by Chris Peters, NewsNetNebraska Asenath Foster tried nearly everything she could think of to lose weight. She tried Atkins, she tried low-carb diets, she even tried crash diets like hCG,...

Young people flock to organic movement as they flee conventional agriculture 0

Young people flock to organic movement as they flee conventional agriculture

Story, photos and video by Bethany Knipp, NewsNetNebraska Doug Dittman started organically farming 22 years ago when he became interested in the quality of food, not the quantity. Dittman farmed with his father growing up...

Human trafficking advocates work to protect children, other victims 2

Human trafficking advocates work to protect children, other victims

By Christine Scalora, NewsNetNebraska She had four children by the time she was 19. The first child was fathered by her uncle. She was sexually abused by two uncles and her dad. Now she’s...