Monday, January 24, 2022


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Nebraska at a Glance: 12/31

12/31: COVID surges, drug bust and flight delays By Hanna Christensen New records set in the U.S. and Europe for most COVID cases in a day  The...
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Nebraska at a Glance: 12/24

12/24: Mask mandate updates, exotic animal rescue and emergency alert error  By Hanna Christensen Nebraska Humane Society removes more than 500 exotic animals from Papillion home NHS...
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12/17: Solar farm, tornadoes and Husker volleyball

Devastating tornadoes kills at least 90 people in the Kentucky area A slew of tornadoes tore through parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and...
Butler County Landfill with two cranes in a muddy field after a rainy night.

Butler County Landfill battles for expansion as wait period expiration looms

By Geoff Exstrom, Jackson Wilford, Jake Thompson and Dylan Guinzy Without an expansion, the owners of the Butler County landfill in David City say they...

Lincoln organizations answer call to action against drunk driving

Life moments typically associated with relaxation - such as holidays, sporting events or even the weekend - often coincide with an increase in drunken-driving...
Students and Lincoln community members protest outside of the State's Capitol, calling their representatives to take action against climate change.

Lincoln youth fight for climate change legislation through local organizations

Students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln joined Embrace Lincoln and Citizens’ Climate Lobby members to march from the University’s student union to the Nebraska...

Increasing conversations about Nebraska abortion services

By Kaitlynn Johnson, Sarah Merza and Grace Pagone Anti-abortion advocates are looking forward to the 2022 legislative session as a way to further restrict abortions...
Kellogg Workers on Strike

Businesses across Nebraska can’t find workers, but the issue goes deeper

By Olivia McCown, Ben Porter and Ramey Vachal The labor market is shifting in Nebraska as workers are quitting their jobs or striking in the...
A before and after photo of the flood at the community center building, the top photo shows the flood that is up to the front door and the photo below is the community center now (2021) with the flood completely gone.

Wood River continues recovery from 2019 flooding

By Samantha Hargens, Lena Nelson and Riley Tolan-Keig How does a small town of just over 1,400 people recover from a flood that has caused...
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As climate change continues to cause greater impacts in Nebraska, experts search for solutions

By David Berman, Cody Frederick and John Zurcher Globally, the alarm bells are being sounded on climate change.  In August, a report from the Intergovernmental Panel...