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UNL drone journalism lab grounded by FAA 0

UNL drone journalism lab grounded by FAA

Video story by Heather Haskins, NewsNetNebraska The UNL Drone Journalism Lab has been partially grounded due to new Federal Aviation Administration restrictions. NewsNetNebraska reporter Heather Haskins has the story.

Lincoln’s Kids Against Hunger helps Haiyan victims 0

Lincoln’s Kids Against Hunger helps Haiyan victims

Story and Lincoln photos by C.L. Sill, NewsNetNebraska Video by Clair Porter, NewsNetNebraska Typhoon Haiyan left millions without food and shelter last week when it tore through the Philippines. Thousands of victims were killed...

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Nebraska’s first male color guard lives his dream

Growing up in Nebraska, it’s nearly every boy’s dream to play football for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. And while one freshman is on Memorial Stadium’s turf every game day, he isn’t wearing a jersey. Star...

Lone testifier speaks on altering Nebraska’s good-time rules 0

Lone testifier speaks on altering Nebraska’s good-time rules

By Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Only one person stepped forward to testify Thursday on a proposed revision to Nebraska’s good-time rules for prisoners. The Department of Correctional Services held a public hearing at the...

College Costs: Scorecard offers resources for students, parents 0

College Costs: Scorecard offers resources for students, parents

A new study says child care is more expensive than the cost of college in 35 states. But that doesn’t make grappling with the cost of college any easier for most teenagers and their...

Panel explores tradeoffs between privacy, security 1

Panel explores tradeoffs between privacy, security

Monday night at UNL featured a panel discussion on privacy and security in light of Edward Snowden and the NSA. While Snowden’s documents revealed spying on citizens by the U.S. government, government officials claim the data collection necessary for national security.

Panel urges students to weigh in on privacy vs. security debate 0

Panel urges students to weigh in on privacy vs. security debate

Monday night at UNL featured a panel discussion on privacy and security in light of Edward Snowden and the NSA. While Snowden’s documents revealed spying on citizens by the U.S. government, government officials claim the data collection necessary for national security.

Good pumpkin harvest means good business for Nebraska family pumpkin patch 0

Good pumpkin harvest means good business for Nebraska family pumpkin patch

A little bit of family fun is taking place at Lincoln’s JK’s Pumpkin Patch. You can go pick out your own pumpkin along with many other fun activities. NewsNetNebraska’s Klair Acton has more with...

High-flying UNL forensics team keeps low profile 0

High-flying UNL forensics team keeps low profile

After winning the 2013 Nebraska State Speech Championship, one would think the UNL forensics team would have a little more recognition on campus. But that is not the case. Reporter, Maranda Loughlin, has more...

Nebraska pumpkin harvest much improved this year 0

Nebraska pumpkin harvest much improved this year

The Roca Berry Farm has been drawing visitors from southeast Nebraska for many years. The town of Roca may only have a population of 220 people, but on weekends in October there are many...