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A cooperative project of the Cooper Foundation and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues began in 1988 as part of a mission to promote better understanding of world events and issues by Nebraskans. This (audio-only) podcast is updated the day after a lecture in the series is given.
In the early 1900s before they built a paved road in their town, the residents of Nelson built a cement walkway to the cemetery that sat on a hill…on the other side of deep ravine.Von NET Nebraska
An iconic collection of classic cars in a small central Nebraska town is going up for auction starting Wednesday. They’re part of what was known as “Chevyland U.S.A”, a car museum just off Interstate 80 about 15 miles west of Kearney.Von NET News
Ginger’s LabyrinthIn September 2013 Ginger Theisen went horseback riding at Mount Michael Abbey in Omaha.? Minutes after she left the paddock, her horse stumbled and fell on her and the world went dark. Twelve days later, Ginger emerged from a coma, just as friends and family were saying goodbye. G...…
Levees protect people, towns and agriculture from flooding. But two years ago, parts of the Missouri River and its tributaries reached record crests and many levees failed. Now there’s a rare effort to build a levee higher to better protect one southwest Iowa town.Von NET News
Since 2007, Les Vilda's run for president of the United States. Even though he rarely earns any votes, his unique campaign style does earn smiles and cheers from those who support him - and that’s enough to keep him looking forward to the next election.Von NET Nebraska
On a beautiful fall day Ginger Theisen was horseback riding at Mount Michael Abbey in Omaha.? Minutes after she left the paddock, her horse stumbled and fell on her and the world went dark. Twelve days later, Ginger emerged from a coma, just as friends and family were saying goodbye. Over time Ging...…
The NCAA volleyball tournament gets underway Wednesday in Omaha as 48 teams pack into one venue to decide a college champion.Usually, 64 teams are invited to the post-season tournament and play their way through regionals to get to the final four. This year, 48 teams are all in Omaha at the CHI Hea...…
Drunk driving changes, gambling implementation changes advanceVon NET News
Farmers along the Missouri River are suing the Army Corps of Engineers for property damages due to flooding. Growers and environmentalists have fought for years over whether the government should prioritize the river’s endangered animals or human interests. Christina Stella of NET News reports some...…
On the April 9th Friday LIVE, host Genevieve Randall, William Padmore, and guests have lively conversations about: musician Kinan Azmeh and visual artist Kevork Mourad's audio-visual performance (00:48); Doane University's Spring Music Concerts (17:24); Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra's “Beethoven and...…
Lawmakers approve planning, but not building, new prisonVon NET News
Senators begin budget debate; Cavanaugh left off committeeVon NET News
Beginning in 1960’s Laos, “Run Me to Earth” by Paul Yoon is a novel spanning decades. It tells the story of 3 orphans who risk their lives collecting medical supplies across a nightmare landscape of unexploded bombs.Von NET Nebraska
The incoming head of the Food Bank of Lincoln, Michaella Kumke, says the pandemic has changed how the organization does its work and there are significant challenges ahead.To say the last year has been a challenge for the Food Bank of Lincoln would be an understatement. Since March 1st of last year...…
At a virtual town hall hosted by the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, scientists from across Nebraska laid out their plans to study how pesticide and fungicide pollution by the AltEn ethanol plant may be impacting human health and the environment. The 10-year study wil...…
This week, bassoon students in the studio of Dr. Nathan Koch will present a delightful concert of bassoon trios and quartets that demonstrate the wide range of expressive possibilities of the instrument on April 14 at UNL. Koch tells us about the concert.Von NET Nebraska
Property tax, court fees, juvenile lawyer bills advanceVon NET News
About 500,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year. A Boston-based company is developing a shot that fights against the most common insect-borne disease in the country. Phase one human trials for Lyme PrEP are ongoing in Nebraska.Von NET News
Eased unemployment benefits, school reporting, alcohol purchases advancedVon NET News
If you’ve recently gotten your COVID-19 vaccination and then get an e-mail or text asking you to take a survey afterward, beware, it could be a scam.The FBI is reporting scammers are posing as the big drug companies, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson and sending out surveys to people who ha...Von NET News
Cindy ChinnA Las Vegas artist bought an old school building in Chester and transformed it into her private studio where she creates unique work in many mediums. Chadron Fire RecoveryRancher Sandy Montague Roes still gets emotional thinking back to the devastating wildfire that roared through her...Von NET Nebraska
Taylor VillagersMeet the artful characters of the town of Taylor.A Day in Fontenelle ForestEnjoy a visit to Omaha’s popular nature center. You treat not treating you find thatTrail RideSpend a day horseback riding in the Wildcat Hills.Statue on the HillA Chief Standing Bear descendent reflect...Von NET Nebraska
On the April 2nd Friday LIVE, guest host William Padmore, Genevieve Randal, and guests have lively conversations about: a new documentary film about Lincoln's Robber's Cave (00:44); Constellation Studios presentation of Anne Burton's "Prizm (15:54);" "Screenings" at the Lux Center (24:33); Open Spac...…