Budget debate starts; Ricketts opposes felon voting bill

In News, on April 27th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Debate over the state budget got off to a fitful start Tuesday.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Skip Bailey

In Friday Faculty Focus, News, on April 21st, 2017

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Omaha, NE – On this week’s episode of Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO student reporter talks to Flight Training Coordinator of the Aviation Institute at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Skip Bailey.

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Whiteclay relicensing denied; senators debate medical marijuana, lethal injection drug supplier secrecy

In News, on April 20th, 2017

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The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission voted Wednesday to deny re-licensing to four controversial beer stores in Whiteclay, Nebraska. And the Legislature debated whether medical marijuana should be legalized, and whether the suppliers of lethal injection drugs should have their identities kept secret. The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission’s vote came after decades of agitation to close […]

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Faculty Focus Friday: Sarah Thayer

In Friday Faculty Focus, News, on April 14th, 2017

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Omaha, NE – On this week’s episode of Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO’s student reporter, Brandon McDermott speaks with Dr. Sarah Thayer, associate director for clinical affairs and physician-In-chief of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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Living with HIV/AIDS in 21st century

In News, on April 13th, 2017

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Omaha, NE – Living with HIV used to mean certain death, but now with advancements in treatments and medications, people can live mostly normal lives. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott had a chance to meet a serodiscordant gay couple living with HIV, meaning one man has the virus and the other man doesn’t.

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In News, on April 12th, 2017

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A proposal to preempt most local gun regulations advanced Wednesday in the Legislature. But an attempt to require juveniles have lawyers when they go to court anywhere in the state got bogged down. Lincoln, NE – The gun proposal by Sen. Mike Hilgers of Lincoln would preempt most local gun ordinances passed by cities and […]

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