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Nebraska organizations debate fracking rules and regulations 0

Nebraska organizations debate fracking rules and regulations

Frackfocus.org has two fracking wells in Nebraska, both in the panhandle. By Kim Buckley, NewsNetNebraska Many people think of Texas when they think of oil and gas. Not Nebraska. But every day, wells in...

“Native-like” speaking in a second language is up to the individual 0

“Native-like” speaking in a second language is up to the individual

By Maricia Guzman, NewsNetNebraska Theresa Catalano, a professor and linguistics researcher at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has three daughters and one son. Like any good researcher, she found an opportunity to do a personal...

Spring brings out motorcycle riders, more of them are women 0

Spring brings out motorcycle riders, more of them are women

By Amanda Woita, NewsNetNebraska On a motorcycle, the wind is loud, even going slower than 40 mph without a helmet. The air is crisp and the cold makes its way through your clothes. Bumps...

Value of new speedy internet option in downtown Lincoln debated 0

Value of new speedy internet option in downtown Lincoln debated

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Within a month, Lincoln’s downtown district will have a new high speed internet service available that — theoretically — few other metro communities nationwide will be able to keep up...

Future of Nebraska agriculture is wildly different, speaker says 0

Future of Nebraska agriculture is wildly different, speaker says

By Reed Samson, NewsNetNebraska Evolutionary biologist Wes Jackson challenged the way agriculture is produced in the grain belt of America last Friday, saying its success has been our failure. “We live a good life,” Jackson...

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Sheldon study break night provides art; inspiration

 Tyler Arlaskus,Christian Jewett and Christ Bannister work on a puzzle during the study break night event at the Sheldon Art Museum By Elisabeth Loeck, NewsNetNebraska Downward dog, playdough and puzzles are not typical dead week activites, but students...

Walk at Lunch Day gets people outside, active 0

Walk at Lunch Day gets people outside, active

By Torin Otis, NewsNetNebraska Hundreds of students and staff filled University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus sidewalks Wednesday as part of the second annual National Walk at Lunch Day, a benefit for Nebraska recreational trails. Blue Cross...

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...

PAVE offers innovative, controversial alternative to student loans 0

PAVE offers innovative, controversial alternative to student loans

By Riley Johnson, News Net Nebraska A new business has introduced an alternative to help students finance their higher education and its model has some college administrators crying foul. PAVE, based in New York...