An Inside Look at Nebraska Army National Guard Training

In News, on November 25th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE – After a decade of Nebraska National Guard soldiers constantly at war in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, the flow of deployments has slowed to a trickle. This time of transition impacts how soldiers train to be ready for the next mission, whatever it may be. NET’s Mike Tobias followed two units during weekend training.

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A Time of Transition for Nebraska’s National Guard

In News, on November 25th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE – After a decade of nearly non-stop overseas deployment, things have changed for Nebraska’s National Guard soldiers. NET’s Mike Tobias reports on this time of transition.

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Omaha rapper responds to police comments

In News, on November 24th, 2014

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Omaha, NE – Recent statements by Lt. Ken Kanger of the Omaha Police Department regarding local rap videos and how they play into gang violence are ‘off-base’ according to one criminal justice professor in Omaha. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott has the details as he talks to one local rapper who is trying to change minds and make a difference.

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High pasture prices hard for ranchers to swallow

In News, on November 21st, 2014

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Lincoln, NE – Cattle numbers have been dwindling, thanks to drought and low cattle prices. But things are beginning to turn around. Ranchers in Nebraska and across the Midwest are eager to grow their herds. As they do, grass is turning into a hot commodity.

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Face of agriculture in the Midwest is changing

In News, on November 20th, 2014

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Brooklyn, IOWA – Immigration is helping to re-shape what agriculture looks like in the Midwest. Farming is already more ethnically diverse than it was even a decade ago. In the first of a two-part series on immigration’s impact on agriculture, Harvest Public Media’s Amy Mayer introduces two young immigrants just staring out.

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Number, gender of court appointments Heineman judicial legacy

In News, on November 19th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE – Retirements of veteran judges, changes in who practices law and an especially long term in office combined to give Gov. Dave Heineman a historic amount of influence over who presides over trials in Nebraska’s courtrooms.

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