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The Fort Morgan Times
Cattleman's Day focuses on everyday issuesThe third annual Northeast Colorado Cattleman's Day focused on practical ways f
Cattleman's Day focuses on everyday issues
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 7 hours ago
The third annual Northeast Colorado Cattleman's Day focused on practical ways for beef producers to keep their industry alive. The four-hour event was held Thursday at the Morgan County Fairgrounds. Five extension agents from the University of... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
McGahan works her way to topMarilyn McGahan considers herself to be extremely fortunate. It’s been more th
McGahan works her way to top
North Platte Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Marilyn McGahan considers herself to be extremely fortunate. It’s been more than four years since she retired, but the people she met, the places she visited and the opportunities she was presented with throughout her 37-year career still seem... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Citrus In The Snow: Geothermal Greenhouses Grow Local Produce In WinterFor the Midwesterner who likes to eat local, this time of year is a challenge.
Citrus In The Snow: Geothermal Greenhouses Grow Local Produce In Winter
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
For the Midwesterner who likes to eat local, this time of year is a challenge. Browse the produce shelves in middle America – or any place where snow falls in winter – and you'll find carrots from Mexico and peppers from Peru. Some visionaries think... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
UNO, UNL basketball players named to Good Works TeamThere are five finalists for the 2016 Allstate NABC Good Works Team and the sta
UNO, UNL basketball players named to Good Works Team
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
There are five finalists for the 2016 Allstate NABC Good Works Team and the state of Nebraska can claim two of them. Shavon Shields, a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, became the first Husker men's basketball player to be named to the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Jerod Lauby of Big Sandy named to Dean's List - LINCOLN NE ()-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester ...LINCOLN, NE (02/08/2016)-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to t
Jerod Lauby of Big Sandy named to Dean's List - LINCOLN NE ()-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
LINCOLN, NE (02/08/2016)-- Jerod Matthew Lauby of Big Sandy has been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Lauby, a sophomore... Read more
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The News & Observer
Duke University researcher: People aren’t ready for delivery drones | News & Observer February 7, 2016 11:00 AM Duke University expert says bi
Duke University researcher: People aren’t ready for delivery drones
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
| News & Observer February 7, 2016 11:00 AM Duke University expert says biggest hurdles involve people and... Read more
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Science Daily
Jays and crows act as ecosystem engineersCorvids store seeds in small caches spread across the landscape, a behavior cal
Jays and crows act as ecosystem engineers
Science Daily / Posted 8 days ago
Corvids store seeds in small caches spread across the landscape, a behavior called "scatter-hoarding." Birds cache more seeds than they eventually eat, so some seeds sprout and scatter-hoarding becomes seed dispersal, helping trees colonize new... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
1011Now | Lincoln, Grand Island, Nebraska | News, Weather, SportsSpending two days snowed in at home can cause a little cabin fever. For many, t
1011Now | Lincoln, Grand Island, Nebraska | News, Weather, Sports
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 9 days ago
Spending two days snowed in at home can cause a little cabin fever. For many, the weather was nice and road conditions improved enough to leave the house Wednesday. The Mueller Planetarium has many spring shows to choose from at Morrill Hall at the... Read more
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The Daily Record
Justice Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stockIn this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Rober
Justice Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stock
The Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, in Lincoln, Neb. The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving Microsoft's Xbox... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team creates elastic materials that gleam when stretchedUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers (from left) Christos Argyropoulos, S
Team creates elastic materials that gleam when stretched
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers (from left) Christos Argyropoulos, Stephen Morin and Jay Taylor have developed a technique that allows elastic materials to transition from a matte appearance to a mirror-like sheen when stretched. The team... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stockFILE - In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Joh
Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stock
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, in Lincoln, Neb. The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stockFILE - In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Joh
Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stock
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, in Lincoln, Neb. The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving... Read more
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PhysOrg
Jays and crows act as ecosystem engineersMario Pesendorfer is the lead author of a review on mutualisms between trees an
Jays and crows act as ecosystem engineers
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Mario Pesendorfer is the lead author of a review on mutualisms between trees and corvids, such as the Island Scrub-jays pictured here. Credit: K. Langin A forthcoming Review in The Condor: Ornithological Applications explores how oaks and pines... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Gov. Ricketts appoints Judge Max J. Kelch to Supreme CourtGov. Pete Ricketts announced Wednesday the appointment of Judge Max J. Kelch to
Gov. Ricketts appoints Judge Max J. Kelch to Supreme Court
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 10 days ago
Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Wednesday the appointment of Judge Max J. Kelch to the Nebraska Supreme Court, Fourth Judicial District. Currently, Kelch serves as a District Court judge for Cass, Sarpy and Otoe counties. "Judge Kelch brings a blend of... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Morningstar Australasia Appoints Heather Dawson as Head of Sales & DistributionMorningstar Australasia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:
Morningstar Australasia Appoints Heather Dawson as Head of Sales & Distribution
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
Morningstar Australasia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has appointed Heather Dawson as Head of Sales & Distribution. Dawson oversees Morningstar’s sales and... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Thousands gathered for Nebraska Walk for Life at capitol buildingLINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- Around 5,000 gathered Saturday morning for the Nebraska
Thousands gathered for Nebraska Walk for Life at capitol building
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 14 days ago
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- Around 5,000 gathered Saturday morning for the Nebraska Walk for Life at the state capitol. The event began at approximately 10 a.m. and speakers such as Governor Pete Ricketts along with various politicians were in... Read more
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Daily Mail
College students are texting when they should be learningCollege students spend 20 per cent of their time on their phones during class w
College students are texting when they should be learning
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
College students spend 20 per cent of their time on their phones during class when they should be paying attention The survey polled 675 students in colleges across 26 states in 2015 Almost nine out of 10 students said that texting was their... Read more
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The Atlantic
An Electric-Powered Road That Melts Its Own SnowAs much as 42 inches of snow covered the ground last week after a historic bliz
An Electric-Powered Road That Melts Its Own Snow
The Atlantic / Posted 15 days ago
As much as 42 inches of snow covered the ground last week after a historic blizzard slammed the East Coast. Days later, cities are still working to clear roadways and sidewalks. More From Our Partners Chris Tuan, a civil engineer at the University... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Can Do Much More With Drone TechnologyThe use of drones has been one of the major stories in Uganda's political news
Uganda Can Do Much More With Drone Technology
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The use of drones has been one of the major stories in Uganda's political news concerning video footage from the NRM campaign trail. This shows a major advancement in the use and capability of aerial technology in Uganda. These unmanned aerial... Read more
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Science Daily
Molecular method promises to speed development of food crops: New study demonstrates speed, convenience, precision of a new methodThe new study, published in Plant, Cell and Environment, addresses a central ch
Molecular method promises to speed development of food crops: New study demonstrates speed, convenience, precision of a new method
Science Daily / Posted 17 days ago
The new study, published in Plant, Cell and Environment, addresses a central challenge of transgenic plant development: how to reliably evaluate whether genetic material has been successfully introduced. Researchers at the University of Illinois, the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Some college kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices(HealthDay)—College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digit
Some college kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
(HealthDay)—College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices—such as smartphones—for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine out of 10 reported that texting was their main... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Schools to hire new special services directorPeggy Romshek of Mitchell is in line to become the director of special services
Schools to hire new special services director
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
Peggy Romshek of Mitchell is in line to become the director of special services for North Platte Public Schools, starting July 1. Romshek will replace Chris Vieyra, who is retiring at the end of the school year. North Platte Public Schools... Read more
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Business Insider
Snow shovels, plowing, and road salt could soon become a thing of the pastFor commuters negotiating post-blizzard conditions, take heart: electric snow-m
Snow shovels, plowing, and road salt could soon become a thing of the past
Business Insider / Posted 18 days ago
For commuters negotiating post-blizzard conditions, take heart: electric snow-melting concrete may be coming to a city near you. Dr. Chris Tuan, a professor of civil engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and his team of researchers have... Read more
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PhysOrg
Molecular method promises to speed development of food cropsPlant breeding efforts, like the Illinois field trial shown here, will benefit
Molecular method promises to speed development of food crops
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
Plant breeding efforts, like the Illinois field trial shown here, will benefit from fast and precise technologies to evaluate transgenics. Credit: Haley Ahlers, University of Illinois. The first human farmers needed hundreds of years and a lot of... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meteorologist who crashed his car into a parking garage killed himselfWeather Channel meteorologist who crashed into Atlanta parking garage at high s
Meteorologist who crashed his car into a parking garage killed himself
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Weather Channel meteorologist who crashed into Atlanta parking garage at high speed committed suicide, authorities say Nicholas Wiltgen, 39, died after slamming into a wall in Atlanta, Georgia Witnesses said his Volkswagen Eos 3.2 was travelling at... Read more
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redOrbit
Conductive concrete could make snowy roads a thing of the pastJanuary 25, 2016 by Chuck Bednar As much of the eastern US continues to recov
Conductive concrete could make snowy roads a thing of the past
redOrbit / Posted 18 days ago
January 25, 2016 by Chuck Bednar As much of the eastern US continues to recover from a massive winter storm that dumped more than three feet of snow in some places, experts at the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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WALB Albany
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
WALB Albany / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devicesBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one
College kids spend a fifth of class time on digital devices
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 18 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals. The main culprit is texting. Almost nine... Read more
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Daily Mail
The road that never freezes over: Electric concrete can melt snowThe 'electric road' that never freezes over: Researchers reveal smart concrete
The road that never freezes over: Electric concrete can melt snow
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
The 'electric road' that never freezes over: Researchers reveal smart concrete that can conduct small amounts of power Conductive concrete can melt snow and ice from surface, but safe to touch Recipe is mostly standard, with 20 percent changed for... Read more
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Yahoo News
This Insane Fact About Store-Bought Eggs Is Going Viral Everyone has a little-known secret up their sleeve when it comes to grocery s
This Insane Fact About Store-Bought Eggs Is Going Viral
Yahoo News / Posted 22 days ago
Everyone has a little-known secret up their sleeve when it comes to grocery shopping-like time-saving tactics, coupon-clipping strategies, or meal planning systems to reduce waste. But did you... Read more
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PhysOrg
De-icing concrete could improve roadway safety, guard against corporate espionageChris Tuan, professor of civil engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincol
De-icing concrete could improve roadway safety, guard against corporate espionage
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
Chris Tuan, professor of civil engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, stands on a slab of conductive concrete that can carry enough electrical current to melt ice during winter storms. Tuan is working with the Federal Aviation... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Critics point to studios for lack of diversity among Academy Award nomineesThe absence of nonwhite acting Oscar nominees for a second straight year has le
Critics point to studios for lack of diversity among Academy Award nominees
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 days ago
The absence of nonwhite acting Oscar nominees for a second straight year has led many to criticize the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its lack of diversity. But a growing chorus of movie business figures are instead pointing the... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Works ‘on and of’ paper"Americas 2016: Paperworks," a national juried exhibition, is on display in the
Works ‘on and of’ paper
Minot Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
"Americas 2016: Paperworks," a national juried exhibition, is on display in the Hartnett Hall Gallery through Feb. 19. In the Gordon B. Olson Library Gallery, a one-man show by Oklahoma printmaker Mark Sisson opens Jan. 25, and will be on view... Read more
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Calcutta News
Most college students use smartphones in classroom: Study New York, Jan 18 (IANS) Most college students surf the internet, check social
Most college students use smartphones in classroom: Study
Calcutta News / Posted 26 days ago
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) Most college students surf the internet, check social media, send texts and even play games on their smartphones while in the classroom, a new study reveals. "During... Read more
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New Kerala
Most college students use smartphones in classroomNew York, Jan 18 : Most college students surf the internet, check social media,
Most college students use smartphones in classroom
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
New York, Jan 18 : Most college students surf the internet, check social media, send texts and even play games on their smartphones while in the classroom, a new study reveals. "During the typical four years they're in college classrooms, an average... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
UNL physicists develop X-ray that could prevent terrorist attackPotential threats like terrorists setting off a nuclear device, or a dirty bomb
UNL physicists develop X-ray that could prevent terrorist attack
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 26 days ago
Potential threats like terrorists setting off a nuclear device, or a dirty bomb, keep Homeland Security officials awake at night. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln believe their portable X-ray machine can see radioactive material... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
New bill makes relocation agencies liable for refugee crimesA bill introduced by Nebraska Sen. Bill Kintner, from Papillion, is drawing fir
New bill makes relocation agencies liable for refugee crimes
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 28 days ago
A bill introduced by Nebraska Sen. Bill Kintner, from Papillion, is drawing fire from refugees and groups that help them. The legislation calls for making resettlement agencies responsible for the crimes committed by immigrants from high risk... Read more

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