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A Circus With A Different Twist
Friday at 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT on NET Radio.
A new circus has formed in Nebraska and it’s a good deal freakier and unconventional than the old Barnum and Bailey show. Meet the aerial acrobats of FreakWorks and learn more about the twisted carnival premiering on Halloween.
Sunday, Nov. 2 at North Platte High School.
Screening at 2pm CT. Doors open 1:30 pm.
Come to a free premiere screening event for this new NET News documentary looking at the impact of homecomings from war on veterans, even years later.
Gubernatorial Debate
Nebraska 2014 Gubernatorial Debate
Sponsored by NET News and the Nebraska Broadcasters Association
The Nebraska Democratic and Republican Party candidates for governor participate in a 60-minute debate from Lincoln.
A production of NET News, Harvest Public Media and KCPT
Food waste is the single-largest source of waste in municipal landfills. Learn more about our food waste problem and ways to cut back on what you toss out.
An NET News Production
Stories of Nebraska warriors and how they were changed by war. 
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

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››