From addict to all A’s: Drug court grad now inspires others

In News, on August 29th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE — Nebraska’s problem-solving courts are attracting the interest of state policy makers looking for alternatives to prison for non-violent offenders. The story of one recent graduate provides a look at why they are viewed as a successful enterprise.

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Terry, Ashford Congressional race heats up

In News, on August 29th, 2014

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Omaha, NE – Nebraska State Sen. Brad Ashford is running against Rep. Lee Terry for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional seat. The race continues to heat up as November’s Election Day inches closer. In a non-presidential election, where voter turn-out is historically low, do the Democrats have a shot?

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Ride sharing service carries controversy

In News, on August 28th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE — Peer-to-peer ride sharing services are becoming more popular in metropolitan areas in Nebraska and across the United States. The service has not taken off without controversy, though.

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Great Plains Black History Museum supporters seek inclusion in city budget

In News, on August 28th, 2014

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Omaha, NE — Supporters of the Great Plains Black History Museum in Omaha are hoping that Mayor Jean Stothert doesn’t veto $40,000 in funding for the museum. Leaders of the museum believe it’s time for the city to begin supporting the mission of the cultural attraction.

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Dispute between Nebraska insurance company and hospitals reflects national changes

In News, on August 25th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE — One of Nebraska’s largest insurance companies is jousting with one of the state’s largest group of hospitals, in a dispute over money. But the contest reflects changes in healthcare nationwide, as well.

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Generations Of Nebraska Warriors: Solutions

In News, on August 22nd, 2014

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Lincoln, NE — The transition from being at war to coming home isn’t easy for many soldiers. There are often challenges like mental health issues, getting along with family and friends, or finding a job or a place to live. NET’s Mike Tobias talks with Nebraska combat veterans about how they deal with these challenges, and how others can help.

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