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Natalie Stanley

Senior journalism major, mostly covering local politics and legislature

#StopAsianHate protest sheds light on attacks, discrimination

Stop Asian Hate rally supporters stand in front of the Nebraska Capitol Building showing signs in support of the cause
In light of recent attacks on Asian Americans across the country, two University of Nebraska-Lincoln students decided it was time to take action. Diane Choi...

NE Judiciary Committee hears varied testimony on medicinal marijuana bill

The words "Nebraska Legislature" overlaid with a photo of the state capital
LINCOLN-- The Judiciary Committee heard another bill regarding marijuana legislation this week with LB474, the Adopt the Medicinal Cannabis Act.  So far, there are 14...

Bills would change Nebraska’s voting process

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LINCOLN--After the highly contested 2020 presidential election, some Nebraska state senators want to change how people vote. Two bills are scheduled for hearings that...

State Fair, Husker Harvest Days hit hard by COVID-19

The Nebraska State Fair will be pared back this year and Husker Harvest Days is canceled as organizers of both events respond to the...

Ricketts urges Nebraskans to wear masks, COVID cases steady

Info-graphic showing the number of COVID-19 cases in Nebraska. Includes data on cases by gender, age group, and daily active hospitalizations.
Gov. Pete Ricketts says he doesn’t expect a surge in COVID-19 cases in Nebraska, and the state won’t require people coming from hot spots...

Eased COVID-19 restrictions have little effect on weddings, for now

Groom Alex Carroll holds fiance Emily Hutchinson bridal style in a field as the sun sets
While many Nebraska brides and grooms have pushed back their weddings until 2021, those who have kept their dates say the recent relaxed COVID-19...

Nebraska RV sales and rentals stay strong as COVID-19 restrictions decrease

Image shows the parking lot at Leach's Camper Sales of Lincoln on an overcast day.
Months after thousands of Nebraskans went into quarantine, RV dealers say that they are still seeing an uptick in businesses that is far from...