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Rodeo Customers Bringing Wild Economic Ride to Local Businesses


Event organizers at the Lancaster Event Center say this week's National High Schools Finals Rodeo will bring in $16 million dollars of much-needed economic impact. Jackie Ourada, with Nebraska Public Media News, squeezed into some Lincoln's stores...


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Filling law enforcement positions a challenge


Pay, morale contribute difficulties filling slots in agencies


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Ricketts, State Patrol Superintendent Defend Troopers Deployment


In late June, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced the deployment of 25 troopers to Del Rio, Texas at the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who declared an emergency at the border. Thursday, State Patrol Superintendent John Bolduc said the troopers were...


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UNL Grad Student Tracking Growing Tick Population in Nebraska


In the past 20 years, the US tracked a significant jump in tick-borne disease, including Lyme disease, in the Northeast and Midwest. Jackie Ourada, with Nebraska Public Media News, spoke with one University of Nebraska-Lincoln student, who's trying to...


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Listen: Rodeo Athletes on How Rodeo is Unique


Five rodeo competitors comment on how they believe rodeo is different from other sports. One person says it's because of how friendly everyone is, while others point to taking care of animals as being far different than other sports.


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Eight Huskers Competing in Tokyo Olympics


Eight University of Nebraska-Lincoln athletes will represent their respective countries in the Olympic Games in Tokyo beginning Friday.


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Expert: Gerrymandering easier than ever, but so is detection


Advances in computer technology make it easier than ever to redistrict for partisan advantage, but also makes it easier for courts to detect that


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Hospitalizations, Vaccinations and COVID-19


Bryan Hospital's Chief Medical Officer says the majority of hospitalized patients are not vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr. John Trapp says the delta variant is the predominant strain making Nebraskans sick. Jackie Ourada, with Nebraska Public Media...


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International Rodeo Athletes Challenged in Traveling to Lincoln


Athletes from Mexico and Canada traveled to Lincoln over the last couple weeks to compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo. Most of Team Mexico’s competitors drove about 20 hours north. Some of them flew and so did a member of Team...


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Navy First Class, Louis Tushla, Returns to Family in Atkinson


Navy 1st class sailor Louis Tushla died aboard the U.S.S. Oklahoma during the 1941 Japanese Pearl Harbor attack. Late last week, he returned home to Atkinson with a State Patrol and American legion motorcycle escort from Offutt Air Force Base....


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