Tuesday, November 16, 2021

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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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State aid to public libraries expands resources to community

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With an allotment of 2021 state aid, public libraries across the state are deciding how to utilize these additional funds.  “State aid is allocated to...
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Veterans gather at Lincoln’s third annual celebration

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Members from more than 65 units walked down K Street in Lincoln for the Veteran’s Day parade Nov. 7 including marching bands, floats and...
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Not another Halloween: Remembering loved ones on Dia de los Muertos

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Nebraskans from all walks of life came together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, at the Nebraska...
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How Lincoln food bank distributes food at drive-thru sites

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More than 100 recipients queued up in their cars to receive food at a drive-thru food distribution from the Food Bank of Lincoln at...
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How to make biochar and why it is important

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America is still in the experimental phase of controlling and improving the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. One potential solution to help limit the...
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Cornhole tournament raises money for children’s coats

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The Lincoln Firefighters Association hosted the first-ever Cornhole for Coats on Oct. 23. The event benefits Operation Warm, an organization that helps provide free...
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The world just needs more bubbles

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Hide and seek, freeze tag, slip n’ slides: these are just some of the things adults may think about when they look back on...

Omaha

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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...
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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: Exhibition comes to Omaha

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In Omaha's Capital District, art lovers can see the work of one of the world's most renowned artists, Michelangelo. Sylvia Noland, business development manager of...
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Weebs, manga and community: Stories from Anime NebrasKon

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By David Berman and Ramey Vachal Around every corner of Anime NebrasKon, patrons can find a wide range of panelists, exhibitions, booths and cosplayers to...
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Mystic Fest highlights growing acceptance of mystical spirituality

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For years, witches and pagans have been shunned by mainstream society. But with more exposure, festivals that celebrate their practices are increasingly common. Mystic Fest...
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Amish furniture makers ‘can’t keep up’ with supply and demand

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While large furniture retailers are dealing with supply and demand issues caused by COVID-19, Amish furniture sellers are finding ways to avoid the same...
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Behind the scenes of Junkstock: Meet the vendors who make the “junk”

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By Kaylee Gill and Emma Hastings Twice each year, Sycamore Farms in Waterloo opens its doors to self-proclaimed junkers for Junkstock, a festival featuring vendors,...