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Metro coverage is provided by classes and the Nebraska News Service, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications Experience Lab program. 

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Lincoln

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The fight against food insecurity: How Lincoln is providing food to the community

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Having access to enough food, something that feels like a norm to many is an uncertain reality for a lot of Nebraska households.  A study...
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Grant funds new Google certification program for underserved Lincoln population

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The Center for People in Need in Lincoln received almost $600,000 to launch a local Google Career Certification Program that will train 40 people...
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Playing bingo in the Haymarket

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Gate 25 and Barry’s Bar and Grill have been hosting bingo nights on Wednesdays, and it’s proven popular. "The game of bingo is a great...
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New upgrades happening in the Telegraph District

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As part of an effort to redevelop Downtown Lincoln's Southeast area, community members drafted a Telegraph District master plan. The master plan is a three-phase...
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Local businesswoman influences many frugal closets

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While photographing her thrifted outfit with her iPhone propped up against an alley dumpster, Maddie Graham, local business woman, was unknowingly creating the environmental...
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The Josh Fight will return to Lincoln

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Last year, Lincoln made headlines across the nation as nearly 1,000 people gathered to witness an unusual event: a battle for the name ‘Josh.’ This...
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How local bookstores have adjusted and built a community in a digital age

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In 2022, readers have plenty of options when it comes to buying their books. In a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in...

Omaha

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UNL alumna turned clay jewelry hobby into a small business

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What started as a hobby became a successful small business for a University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumna.  Sugarstem, which specializes in hand-made jewelry, has taken off...
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Nebraska’s first, only dog bar celebrates first year open, looks to add locations

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A dog walks into a bar and, well, is greeted by name — but only at Nebraska’s first and only dog park and bar...
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Meet Omaha noise rock band Cat Piss: A three-piece merging wittiness with creative diligence

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Cars rush down a dark two-lane street in front of a house in Lincoln on a Friday night in February. Light emits from cool-toned...
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The rise of pickleball: Omaha and Lincoln witness the nationwide trend

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Less than six years ago, Lincoln didn't have a single pickleball court. Today, the city has 10 dedicated courts and an additional 10 dual-striped tennis...
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COVID-19 vaccines available for children ages 5-11

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With the Pfizer vaccine getting FDA and CDC approval, clinics may now administer it to children. By Kaitlynn Johnson and Olivia McCown The FDA announced approval...
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WarHorse Casinos aim to bring gamblers back to Nebraska

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Laws change to keep revenue in state A casino aims to hit the jackpot by keeping gamblers and profits in Nebraska. WarHorse Casino plans to open...