More fertilizer plants come online and bring their baggage: CO2

December 15th, 2015

By Harvest Public Media

The U.S. may be on the verge of a boom in new fertilizer plants, which could be good news for farmers, but not the environment. Today’s farmers can produce more from their land than ever before thanks, in part, to nitrogen fertilizer, a key ingredient that has never been more widely available

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Ainsworth teen reviving the story of brothers who died in WWII

December 14th, 2015

By Mike Tobias

Ainsworth, NE – Three teenagers from small town Nebraska. Two went to war and never came home. The other spent much of this year giving new life to their story. Here’s how and why this happened.

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Nebraska Legislature to take aim at synthetic marijuana in 2016

December 11th, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Nebraska legislators are trying to outlaw synthetic marijuana, or K2. The problem is, the drug’s makers are changing the ingredients faster than lawmakers can outlaw them. But as KVNO’s Brandon McDermott reports, the senators are now working to pass a “silver bullet” bill through the legislature.

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‘Tis the Season for Celebration at Omaha Symphony

December 10th, 2015

By Ben Rasmussen

Omaha, NE — An Omaha conductor just received a promotion. Ben Rasmussen says he truly “Earned” it.

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Integrated Behavioral Health

December 8th, 2015

By Grant Gerlock

Making mental health part of physical wellness is the goal of a groups of behavioral health providers in western Nebraska. They’re reaching out to patients at rural medical clinics to provide close to home.

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Health care restructuring focuses on prevention

December 7th, 2015

By Fred Knapp

In communities across Nebraska, there’s an increasing emphasis in health care on prevention rather than cure. One clinic in Lexington is trying to save money and increase wellness.

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