There is no “marijuana breathalyzer” so how can police tell if a driver is high?

June 26th, 2014

By Bill Kelly

Omaha, NE — A police officer easily identifies a drunk driver user a Breathalyzer. It gets more complicated figuring out if someone is under the influence of drugs.

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UNO soccer field earns FIFA 2-star certification

June 25th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska at Omaha soccer field recently earned a prestigious endorsement from the international governing body of soccer. After extensive testing by FIFA, the Mavericks have gained elite status with a 2-star certification. This isn’t the only thing to be excited about if you are a Mav soccer fan, according to UNO men’s head coach Jason Mims.

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EPA plan to limit carbon raises questions

June 20th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska gets lots of its electricity from generating stations that burn coal. But to address climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency says the state needs to cut carbon emissions by more than a fourth. That puts the future of those coal-fired plants, and the cheap electricity they produce, in question.

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Tornadoes uproot trees, homes, and lives in Pilger

June 18th, 2014

By Ryan Robertson

Pilger, NE – Residents were allowed to return to their homes in the northeast Nebraska village of Pilger Tuesday, following Monday’s devastating tornadoes. Governor Dave Heineman saw the damage for the first time. NET’s Ryan Robertson reports.

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Coaches: College World Series has no parallel

June 16th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – As the 2014 College World Series in Omaha got under way this weekend, eight contenders for the NCAA national title are putting it all on the line as they vie for the top spot in college baseball. The College World Series comes to Omaha every June at the end of college baseball’s regular season. KVNO spoke recently to four Division I coaches who have earned four national titles.

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Will same-sex couples ever divorce in Nebraska?

June 16th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — The debate over granting same-sex marriage in the United States has long been an issue. But for some couples whose happy unions have gone sour, filing for divorce can be nearly impossible.

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