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Overdosed: Tracking the drug crisis in Nebraska

Episode 1: Fentanyl seized in Nebraska in 2021 was enough to kill 13 million After causing 60% of U.S. overdose deaths in 2020, fentanyl is...
Erin Davis Heineking rides on a horse that jumps over a railing in front of a giant crowd at the 2019 International Omaha event.

Despite challenges, Omaha Equestrian Foundation gears up for big competitions

Despite a pandemic and other challenges, the Omaha Equestrian Foundation is gearing up for some big competitions. After sitting on the sidelines for three years,...
University of Nebraska President Ted Carter testifies before the Nebraska Appropriations Committee on Feb. 17.

Legislature considers $185 million in federal funding for NU

The Legislature’s Appropriations Committee considered eight proposals on Feb. 17 that could direct $185 million in federal funds to the University of Nebraska. University of...
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UNL Opera’s first film draws audience with student performances, professional filmmaking

After a year-long break from live performances, University of Nebraska-Lincoln musical theater students premiered a musical film about a social media influencer to a...
Groundhog day car driving for parade

Unadilla celebrates groundhogs and community

Goodbye, Bill. Hello, Billie.  Unadilla, the groundhog capital of the Nebraska, welcomed a new mascot this year -- Unadilla Billie -- during its annual Groundhog...
Keeping up with the Legislature: Weekly Update

Keeping up with the Legislature: Feb. 7- 11

Feb. 7-11: COVID-19 vaccine exemptions, rental assistance and legislative video archive   Proposed exemption process for employer COVID-19 vaccine mandates advances  Senators advanced LB906, which would provide...
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Nebraska at a Glance: Feb. 14

Feb. 14: Alcohol sales, mask mandates and Girl Scout cookies University of Nebraska rescinds ban on alcohol sales at Husker athletic events The University of Nebraska...
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Nebraska legislators face a wave of conflicting abortion bills

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers the fate of Roe v. Wade, Nebraska lawmakers will face a range of abortion bills that will either...
Varner Hall is seen where the University of Nebraska Board of Regents regularly meet.

NU Regents amend policies that could open door to more alcohol at athletic events

LINCOLN — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents amended its policies on Feb. 11 in a first step to allowing alcohol sales at...
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Nebraska at a Glance: 02/07

02/07: Baby elephant, Tour de Nebraska and crisis plan rollback Former Husker Zac Taylor leads Bengals to Super Bowl Former Husker quarterback Zac Taylor, who is...