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Lincoln motocross scene grows in popularity 0

Lincoln motocross scene grows in popularity

The second annual Best of the Midwest Championships brought both local and national racers to Abbott Motocross Park in Lincoln, Neb. NewsNetNebraska reporter Haley Whisennand followed up on the eastern Nebraska season closer. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgE3Ccl4UaY[/youtube]

Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee holds final hearing 0

Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee holds final hearing

By Ally Phillips, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Lincoln was the fifth and final stop for the Tax Modernization Committee’s tour of Nebraska, and committee members heard many of the same themes they have in earlier...

Nebraska tax hearing background 0

Nebraska tax hearing background

By Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service  LINCOLN–The Tax Modernization Committee, comprised of 14 senators, has been traveling across the state gauging taxpayers’ concerns.   Headed by Kearney Sen. Galen Hadley, the committee was formed...

A universal flu vaccine is on UNL’s research agenda 0

A universal flu vaccine is on UNL’s research agenda

Another year, another flu season. Flu season is sometimes difficult to predict and now researchers are trying to create a universal vaccine that works against all types of flu types. NewsNetNebraska reporter Chelsea Eaton...

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WWII reenactor keeps history alive

Produced for NewsNetNebraska by Casey Sill. WWII reenactor Eric Krelle of Omaha wants to keep the history of the greatest generation alive by stepping back in time to portray his great uncle’s World War...

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...