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NET News: UNL Researcher Focuses On Horse Therapy For ADHD And Autism


A professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Michelle Howell-Smith, is looking at the benefits of equine (horse) therapy as a way to help relieve stress and social anxiety from people with mental conditions and physical limitations. The research was


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NET News: Kansas And Missouri Farmers Are Sticking With Trump


President Trump’s ongoing trade wars with China continue to hurt American farmers. Crop prices are in the cellar, bankruptcies are on the rise, and the impeachment investigation seems to turn up damaging information every day. But as Harvest Public Media’


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NET News: Libraries dealing with mental health issues


Libraries dealing with mental health issues


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NET News: Listen: David Eisenhower on his Grandfather's Defining Military


75 years ago this year, Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France in what was one of the most pivotal operations of World War II. The man who planned and led the operation against the Nazis was General Dwight D. Eisenhower, who would later bec


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NET News: As Overdoses Increase, Rural Nebraska Lacks Adequate Treatment


Drug overdose rates in the Midwest are rising, but little research exists on rural drug use trends. And although research shows Nebraskans in rural areas have about the same access to drug as those living in urban areas, access to treatment is far from eq


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NET News: Court Interpreter Training Program Addresses Growing Need


Nebraska has a growing population of residents who speak limited English. When people who don’t speak English come in contact with Nebraska’s court system, they need an interpreter to help tell their story. Nebraska is working to train more interpreters t


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NET News: Beware The Black Vulture


Standing in the pasture he planted with native grasses, Charlie Besher scanned gray autumnal skies as cows with swollen bellies lowed in the valley below. He hoped for rain. He hoped for safety for his herd. For now, the cellphone tower on the near horizo


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NET News: Pregnancy On The Farm Comes With Its Own Set Of Risks


Rural hospitals are closing at record rates these days, and reproductive health care is often the first to go when providers cut costs. But with more women raising livestock and spraying chemicals, Harvest Public Media’s Christina Stella reports that some


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NET News: UNL Film Looks At Communist Czechoslovakia Before Velvet Revolut


A new documentary feature film, with loads of unearthed propaganda footage (1953-1989) from Communist Czechoslovakia, focuses of love, tolerance and intellectualism 30 years after the Velvet Revolution. The film, The Art of Dissent," was directed, written


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NET News: Her Flag Commemorates Suffrage Fight in Nebraska 100 years ago


Next year is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States. As part of the celebration, an Oklahoma artist is traveling to each of the 36 states that voted to ratify the amendment,


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