Sex trafficking penalties, party ballot access advance in Legislature

In News, on March 29th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Senators moved toward increasing penalties for sex trafficking and making it easier for political parties to maintain their place on the ballot in the Nebraska Legislature Wednesday.

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Bioscience jobs, problem pregnancies, sex trafficking discussed in Legislature

In News, on March 28th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Proposals to stimulate bioscience businesses, help parents with problem pregnancies, and increase penalties for sex trafficking were among measures considered by the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday.

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Breakthrough in UNMC study on Parkinson’s disease

In News, on March 24th, 2017

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Omaha, NE – Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have completed a breakthrough in the fight against Parkinson’s disease with an early phase human clinical trial.

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Tax package being shaped; lobbyist-provided meals to end

In News, on March 23rd, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Proposals designed to limit agricultural property taxes and cut income taxes got some preliminary thumbs up in a Nebraska legislative committee Thursday. But their fate remains unclear, amid confusion over their ultimate effects.

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Senators discuss freezing child care subsidies

In News, on March 21st, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – The reality of the state’s budget crunch hit home Tuesday, as lawmakers debated freezing child care subsidies – a move that could save money now, but at the risk of costs down the road.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Janelle Beadle

In Friday Faculty Focus, News, on March 17th, 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. Janelle Beadle. Beadle is an assistant professor in the Department of Gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She discusses healthy aging, what happens to the brain as we age and fallacies about Dementia.

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