Category: Nebraska

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to shaping your body 0

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to shaping your body

Story and photos by Robert Vencil, NewsNetNebraska There are as many myths surrounding diets as there is the Loch Ness Monster.  A quick Internet search on how to lose weight will give you conflicting...

Ex-high school athlete explores the other side of sports 0

Ex-high school athlete explores the other side of sports

Story and video by: Megan Bauerle, NewsNetNebraska Andrew Peters Jr. is not your run-of-the-mill ex-high school athlete. After graduating from Tri-County High School in 2008, Peters decided to pursue the “aesthetic side” of athletics...

Nebraska land values rise despite drought 0

Nebraska land values rise despite drought

Story and video by Erica Jobman, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska is the epicenter of an agricultural land boom, which is ironic because it is also the epicenter of a drought. “You would think the drought would...

Allergy season: knowing it and defeating it 0

Allergy season: knowing it and defeating it

By Joshua Kellams, NewsNetNebraska A special time of year has once again arrived, where noses run aplenty, sneezing is inevitable and coughing fits are fruitful. If you haven’t seen or felt the signs yet,...

Sexual orientation discrimination bills heard by legislation committee 0

Sexual orientation discrimination bills heard by legislation committee

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Jill Lisky-Clark, representing Lincoln’s business community, said people should be judged strictly on performance and not sexual orientation. “Discrimination based on sexual identity is an economic development issue,” she said.  “The...

Bill would mandate covering autism treatment 0

Bill would mandate covering autism treatment

By Madalyn Gotschall, NewsNetNebraska For University of Nebraska–Lincoln junior Kacie Kavanaugh, LB505 means that more people will be able to afford to receive treatment from her and her coworkers. Kavanaugh has spent the last...

Proposed bill to combat residential radon levels in Nebraska 0

Proposed bill to combat residential radon levels in Nebraska

Story by Zach Tegler, NewsNetNebraska Last week, the ground swallowed a Florida house when a sinkhole that had developed in the limestone bedrock beneath the home collapsed, burying the building and killing resident Jeff...