How do you find love on the farm? Rural dating isn't always easy
Humanities Desk
by Nebraska Public Media
1d ago
FOX’s “Farmer Wants a Wife” recently wrapped up its first season, and it got Harvest Public Media wondering what dating is like for farmers and ranchers. Turns out, dating in a small town isn’t always easy ..read more
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Lincoln's public transit back to full capacity
Humanities Desk
by Nebraska Public Media
1w ago
This Thursday, Lincoln’s public transportation system will restore offering rides at night. Since last summer, StarTran and Paratransit, its service for people with disabilities, have stopped service at 7 p.m. Nebraska Public Media reports what the full service means to people who use Paratransit ..read more
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Seven Years a Correspondent
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by Nebraska Public Media
2w ago
Fifty years ago, the United States, North and South Vietnam, and the Vietcong signed a peace agreement in Paris ending America’s direct military involvement in the Vietnam War ..read more
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Hastings Superfund shows challenges of federal program for small
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by Nebraska Public Media
3w ago
The Hastings Ground Water Contamination site was the first Superfund in Nebraska. After 40 years of working with the EPA, the city has learned a lot ..read more
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The Wizard of Oz still shapes the world's view of Kansas
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by Nebraska Public Media
3w ago
The Wizard of Oz and Kansas have been inseparable since farm girl Dorothy Gale first skipped down the yellow brick road. But having an enduring image from the Dust Bowl 1930s might also hold Kansas back from what it wants to be today ..read more
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Thousands of Lincolnites Celebrate Eid al-Fitr, End of Ramadan
Humanities Desk
by Nebraska Public Media
1M ago
Self-control, love and forgiveness are just a few of the virtues discussed at Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim holiday. About 2,000 people gathered in the early morning in Southwest Lincoln on Friday ..read more
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Tornadoes are becoming more frequent east of the Mississippi Riv
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by Nebraska Public Media
1M ago
These parts of the country are also where the number of severe events are steadily increasing ..read more
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Dale Johnson Interviews Senator Pete Ricketts
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by Nebraska Public Media
1M ago
Dale Johnson Interviews Senator Pete Ricketts and talks WOTUS and SNAP Benefits ..read more
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Meal debt is soaring after universal free lunch ended
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by Nebraska Public Media
2M ago
After the end of pandemic-era free meals, schools are reporting rising school meal debt and fewer kids in their free and reduced price programs ..read more
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Young Americans are becoming less religious. But Why?
Humanities Desk
by Nebraska Public Media
2M ago
Young Americans are becoming less religious. That is the conclusion UNL sociology professor Philip Schwadel has made from his research into the topic. A decline in religious affiliation isn’t just an interesting thing to note, it has a broad societal impact. Nebraska Public Media’s William Padmore spoke with Schwadel about the trend ahead of a public lecture he will deliver on the topic March 30 ..read more
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