Capitol: Voter ID bill likely to stall; child welfare up next

February 27th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Legislature began debate Monday on a controversial voter ID bill. But senators saved their harshest rhetoric for child welfare issues they’ll debate over the next several days.

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OPPD’s nuclear problems: how far will they go?

February 27th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – OPPD has come under heavy criticism from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in recent days over its handling of the nuclear power plant just north of Omaha: Fort Calhoun.

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Reports: Kerrey changes mind, will run for Senate

February 27th, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Omaha, NE – The Washington Post is now reporting that Nebraska’s former Democratic Senator Bob Kerrey has changed his mind and will make a run for U.S. Senate.

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Food industry courts “flexitarians”

February 27th, 2012

By Harvest Public Media

Missouri – The food industry is looking to latch on to a new group of eaters: “Flexitarians,” health conscious, mostly young consumers who are cutting back on meat in their diets.

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An early civil rights story, set in Nebraska

February 27th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – This year’s selection for One Book One Nebraska is a story of one of the earliest victories in the struggle for civil rights: a universal story of humanity and courage and a true story – one that took place right here in Nebraska.

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Maverick shines in women’s basketball

February 26th, 2012

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska Omaha basketball team has ended its season, with a heartbreaker loss. Brandon McDermott takes a look back with a profile of one of the team’s star performers.

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