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Restoring Nebraska's Prairie
Tuesday at 6:45 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. CT on NET Radio.
Nebraska used to be a sea of grass. After two centuries of heavy human development, a mere fraction of original prairie is left. The Platte Basin Timelapse project reports on some efforts to restore what remains.
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Preview/Discussions across the state in March
Series Begins March 30th at 8pm (CT) on NET1
We're hosting a series of events leading up to the premiere and producing additional content in support of it. Learn how to share your story and more... 
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. 

NET News Documentaries and Specials

NET News examines whether the homecomings soldiers receive when they return from war have a lasting impact.
Stories of Nebraska warriors and how they were changed by war. 
Food waste is the single-largest source of waste in municipal landfills. Learn how to cut back on what you toss out.
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››