Overweight State


May 9th, 2011

The University of Nebraska-Omaha’s student newsroom, The Omaha News, has produced an hour-long documentary examining obesity in Nebraska. Watch for it to air later this month on NET Television and The Knowledge Network. Here are a few highlights from School of Communication students Jon Schriner and Josh Korth:

Springfield, NE – Country life carries the same risks of obesity as inner-city living. As Jon Schriner reports, the numbers are even at 23%.

Omaha, NE – As obesity numbers rise, why are people still choosing fast food restaurants for their daily meals? Josh Korth has the story.

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