Endangered birds depend on heavy industry for survival

October 1st, 2014

By NET News

Ashland, NE – Managing lands for endangered species can lead to conflicts between environmentalists, businesses and landowners. But for the last 15 years, people from different camps have been quietly working together to help save two bird species in Nebraska.

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Chris Abani teaches Nebraska to walk gracefully and live creatively

September 15th, 2014

By NET News

Lincoln, NE – Chris Abani does a lot. He’s written multiple books, poems and essays, teaches creative writing, and has even given a TED talk. The award winning poet and novelist came to Lincoln to deliver the Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities, as part of the EN Thompson Forum on World Issues.

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Pain, History & Memory: US Poet Laureate Muses On Creativity

September 3rd, 2014

By NET News

Lincoln, NE — U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey is coming to Nebraska to deliver the annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities as part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues.

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Dating drought in Nebraska’s Sandhills

August 13th, 2014

By NET News

Lincoln, NE — The Plains have experienced prolonged, and in some places severe, drought during the last several years. But could drought ever make Nebraska’s Sandhills resemble the Sahara? Yes—and it has, several times before.

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Cricket gains popularity with Nebraska youth

August 11th, 2014

By NET News

Lincoln, NE — There’s a new sport in Nebraska. Actually, it’s an old one, but it’s making its way back to the heartland, and the U.S., through the most enthusiastic of sports fans: kids.

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From Hallam To Pilger: After The Tornado — Putting Things Together

July 23rd, 2014

By NET News

Lincoln, NE — NET News’ Ryan Robertson and Fred Knapp have produced an NET News special report “From Hallam to Pilger: After the Tornado.” This story, “Putting Things Together,” looks at how residents from both communities are moving on after the storms’ destruction.

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