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      NET News: Nebraskans could vote on legalizing medical cannabis


      Nebraskans could vote on legalizing medical cannabis; senators fight over which committees hear bills on pipelines, guns


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      NET News: As Farm Economy Slumps, Some Farmers Face A Credit Crunch


      Over the winter months, farmers are talking to their bankers to find out if they’ll receive the loans they need to buy things like seeds and fertilizer for the next growing season. Most farms have been able to withstand the current slump in the farm economy, but some are hearing from their banks tha...


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      NET News: Sales, income, cig tax hikes proposed to relieve prop taxes


      Sales, income, cig tax hikes proposed to relieve prop taxes; TransCanada says KXL pipeline viable


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      NET News: Early releases to relieve prison overcrowding draw praise, fire


      Early releases to relieve prison overcrowding draw praise, fire


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      NET News: Higher speed limits proposed


      Higher speed limits proposed; pipelines, sports fantasy betting, airbnb rentals discussed


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      NET News: Museum Tribute is Personal for South Omaha Native


      In an old building just off 24th street in historic South Omaha, there’s a good chance you’ll find a self-described “fast-talking Polish guy” doing his best to save the legacy of the neighborhood where he’s spent most of his life. He’s opened a museum, a modest tribute to a part of Omaha that’s fade...


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      NET News: Farm, Food, Forestry and More On The Table in the Next Federal F


      In the coming months, Congress will map out how it’ll spend upwards of $500 billion on food and farm programs over the next five years. The massive piece of legislation known as the farm bill affects all taxpayers — whether they know it or not — and runs the gamut from farm safety net and conservati...


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      NET News: Ricketts won't pursue work requirements for Medicaid


      Ricketts won't pursue work requirements for Medicaid, RINO sighting in Legislature


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      NET News: New Partnership Focuses of Creating Drug to Counteract Effects


      The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a part of a new partnership along with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Defense through STRATCOM, to create new medications that would counteract radiations effects. NET's Brandon McDermott sat down with Dr. David Berkowitz, o...


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      NET News: Nebraska death penalty cases advance and face resistance


      There is are challenges to the death penalty law itself by everyone currently on death row. There are on-going efforts by individual inmates to block their executions. Two hearings in the coming weeks that could place two more men in line to be executed. There is also a lawsuit challenging the amoun...


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