Category: Nebraska

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...

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Nebraska economic indicator new to forecasting game

By Madalyn Gotschall, NewsNetNebraska In what seems like endless economic news, Eric Thompson, an economist from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln said Nebraska is fairing pretty well. Thompson, Director of UNL’s Bureau of Business Research,...

Program encourages students to get involved, vote 0

Program encourages students to get involved, vote

Story, graphics and video by Kayla Stauffer, NewsNetNebraska Despite a recent boost in voter turnout among youth, 18 to 29-year-olds remain the most underrepresented age group in the national electorate, according to the United...

Libertarians gaining momentum in Nebraska; nationwide 0

Libertarians gaining momentum in Nebraska; nationwide

Story by Michael Sholes, NewsNetNebraska Barack Obama and Mitt Romney aren’t the only men on the presidential ballot in Nebraska, Libertarian Gary Johnson is there as well.  And while state Libertarian Party representatives may...

2012 election highlights important role of Nebraska Board of Regents 0

2012 election highlights important role of Nebraska Board of Regents

Tim Clare is, current vice-chairman of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, said keeping tuition affordable is an important goal of the board. He hopes that by providing an affordable and quality education...