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My Farm Roots: Hard Work
Saturday at 7:30 a.m. on NET Radio
My Farm Roots from Harvest Public Media shares stories and memories of farm life. What Wilson O’Connell remembers is the work. Growing up poor on a Kansas farm during the Depression formed his views on what hard work means.
Drones To Fly Over Livestock Operations
Monday at 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT on NET Radio.
In many states, “ag gag” laws keep critics of production agriculture from recording secret videos of farm operations. Now those same critics plan to fly drones to search of farms abusing animals or harming the environment.
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“Generations of Nebraska Warriors” is about the stories of war and of the way it changes those who fight it. 
Courts and Cops
Sharing interesting notes from Nebraska's courtrooms and police departments.
Bill Kelly of NET News writes about Nebraska's judicial system and law enforcement in the state.  He includes interesting news as well as background and history about how the system works. 
Nebraska Health Care Changes
Nebraska Health Care Changes
Panel discussion of changes in Nebraska health care in the aftermath of the Affordable Care Act.

NET News Documentaries

The multi-million dollar legal marijuana trade in Colorado and its impact in Nebraska.
The aging farm demographic and its impact on the upcoming transfer of farmland ownership.
NET News producer Mike Tobias examines the deadliest natural disaster in Nebraska history, the 1913 Easter tornadoes.
NET News producer Bill Kelly reviews a century and a half of Nebraska's death penalty.
"Hispanic Farmers on Broken Ground" examines past and present obstacles facing Hispanic farmers in the Midwest. 
Only a small percentage of the state's school children, just more than 2 percent, are educated at home.  What home schooling in... more››
There are hundreds of gangs and more than 5,000 gang members in Nebraska. And experts say these numbers are not declining. Gang... more››
The generally accepted definition of binge drinking in the United States is the consumption of five or more alcoholic drinks in... more››
False confession. Fake evidence.It became one of the most controversial crime stories in recent Nebraska history.NET News... more››