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Nebraska at a Glance: Nov. 20

By Owen Reimer, Lauren Penington and Hanna Christensen Nov. 21: Lawsuits, mass shootings, and exploring Nebraska’s prison system  Jim Pillen appoints new Nebraska Department of Agriculture...
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Schuyler Community Schools face different challenges with a diverse community

Schuyler, a Nebraska community of just over 6,000 people, has grown in the last two decades from a primarily Caucasian demographic to a diverse...
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‘It’s like an addiction’: Mike McKnight reflects on 46 years reporting for Omaha

In the language of 2-year contracts and moving up in the markets that consume broadcasters recently, a reporter staying at one station for more...
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Flatwater forum explores problems with Nebraska’s prisons

LINCOLN–With some of the most overcrowded prisons in the country, Nebraska’s correctional system is at a crossroads as the possibility of the construction of...
UNL student Grant Von Essen stares into a computer screen as he begins the application process for student loan debt relief.

Nebraska students uncertain about debt relief

A plan to erase student debt has generated a buzz in Nebraska, but college students and graduates say they have questions and concerns.  The debt...
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Nebraska at a Glance: Nov. 14

Nov. 21: Adoption Day, Nebraska Supreme Court and volleyball milestone Husker volleyball celebrates 300th consecutive sellout In their Nov. 11 match, the women’s Husker volleyball team...
A student sits behind a computer that reads, "Thank you! Your vote has been recorded." The student finishes voting in LPS Student Vote 2022.

LPS Student Vote in 30th year offers students a voice in upcoming election

LINCOLN — As voters line up at the polls for election day in 2022, students in Lincoln Public Schools have already cast their votes in...
Husker Vote Coalition chairman Kendall Bartling speaks with a prospective voter at Grand Island Senior High School in Grand Island at a voter registration event on Oct. 18.

Husker Vote Coalition hopes for successful turnout in midterms, readies for next year

University of Nebraska-Lincoln sophomore Kendall Bartling first developed a love for election work as a 14-year-old freshman at Grand Island Senior High School.  On Martin...

UNL joins national Democracy Day effort

Students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications joined a national effort to spread the importance of democracy on Sept....

Women working in sports: Why gender equality is still a issue in one of...

Gender equality in the sports media field is a topic that is constantly being talked about more and more within the industry. In the...