Big Bang Machine: International Science Advances Include Nebraska Element

January 14th, 2015

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – Two years ago, scientists at the giant atom smashing facility at CERN announced the discovery of a subatomic particle that had long been considered the holy grail of particle physicists. Their story and the Large Hadron Collider they used are now the subject of the NOVA documentary: “Big Bang Machine.”

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Positive report for Beatrice State Developmental Center

January 5th, 2015

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – A new independent report is calling for less federal oversight of the Beatrice State Development Center. NET News looks at the treatment facility’s troubled past and still uncertain future.

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Nebraska couple taps crowdfunding as foundation for farm expansion

December 9th, 2014

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – Full and part-time farmers across Nebraska are beginning to turn to alternative forms of funding for land and equipment purchases. One Nebraska farm couple are turning to a new, unique resource: Crowdfunding.

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Concussion Treatment Program Puts Focus On Academics

November 4th, 2014

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – Concerns over concussions are often at the forefront of student athletics. NET News takes a look at how concussion research and recent Nebraska legislation are affecting student athletes both in and out of sports.

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Janssen, McGill compete in ‘quiet’ State Auditor race

October 9th, 2014

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – Over the past four years, the office of Nebraska state auditor has made headlines for tackling financial fraud and wasteful spending in several Nebraska public institutions. Current auditor Mike Foley will soon end his tenure in office, and that’s left two candidates vying to be his successor.

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Teachers often pull from own pockets for classroom supplies

September 23rd, 2014

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – With school now back in session, many Nebraska teachers are faced with the reality of having to pay hundreds of dollars out-of-pocket for classroom supplies. It’s an ongoing problem and state educators are hoping for help to lighten the financial load.

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