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  1. More Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | KHGI

    The Nebraska State Auditor's Office is taking the University of Nebraska to task for some travel expenses that include first-class flights, meal overpayments and expensive oceanfront hotel rooms. A letter from State Auditor Mike Foley sent this week to university officials says his office reviewed 87 documents related to travel expenses for employees at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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  2. State Auditor Questions University Of Nebraska Travel ExpensesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Nebraska State Auditor's Office is taking the University of Nebraska to task for some travel expenses that include first-class flights, meal overpayments and expensive oceanfront hotel rooms. A letter from State Auditor Mike Foley to university officials says his office reviewed 87 documents related to travel expenses for employees at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

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  3. Q&A: Drones might help explain how tornadoes formRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form.

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  4. WERF expands research to further examine wastewater as a resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WaterWorld

    The Water Environment Research Foundation has announced that it is expanding its research with three new projects that examine wastewater as a resource . Two of the projects seek to show that materials in wastewater can be commoditized, and the third one explores a new method to reduce phosphorus in wastewater.

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  5. Livestock and range programs coming to area in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

    ... This meeting is a collaboration between Colorado State University, Kansas State University, University of Nebraska Lincoln, and the Natural Resource Conservation Service. The event is only held every other year but is designed to provide timely ...

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  6. Hack attack over Sony's 'Interview' shows risks of naming bad guysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Norwalk Reflector

    Group suggests it would attack theaters that show the movie about a fictional assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. From Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator," which took satirical aim at Adolf Hitler, to countless Cold War-era pictures featuring Russian bad guys and more recent movies centered on Middle Eastern terrorists, filmmakers have routinely taken aim at the enemies of America -- and sometimes drawn controversy for it.

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  7. 11 trillion gallons of rain still needed to end California droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSBW-TV

    ... break a drought, NASA said. Virtually all of California is drought stricken, according to the University of Nebraska Lincoln drought monitor, most of it under the worst level -- "exceptional drought." December deluges boosted state reservoirs ...

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  8. Nebraska extension schedules crop production clinics in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2014 | North Platte Bulletin

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln crop production and pest management specialists have scheduled crop production clinics across the state in January to provide research-based information and recommendations for 2015. Topics include soil fertility; soil water and irrigation; insect, disease and weed management; cropping systems; and agribusiness management and marketing.

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  9. Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator Points To Slowing EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator fell in November by 1.33 percent, auguring slower economic growth for the state in the spring. "The Leading Economic Indicator for Nebraska is designed to predict economic growth six months in the future," said economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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  10. Q&A: Drones might help show how tornadoes formRead the original story

    Thursday | Missourian

    Researchers say they've collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornados form.

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  11. 8 Questions: How can drones help explain how tornadoes are formed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form.

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  12. Panelists look beyond Ferguson, headlines for deeper discussionRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | News Net Nebraska

    After the acquittals of two white police officers by grand juries following the deaths of unarmed black men, protests across the country have erupted. One proposal to help curb police brutality in the U.S. is to hire a police force that better reflects the communities they police.

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  13. California's drought: Flipbook of the maps, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lake County Record-Bee

    The maps created by the U.S. Drought Monitor show the severity of California's drought for each week of 2014. Play the video to watch the changes over 50 weeks of the year.

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  14. About 'Turning the corner: A neighborhood in transition'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | News Net Nebraska

    This multimedia news project - Turning the corner: A neighborhood in transition - was conceived, written and produced by students in Journalism 450, a senior capstone course for journalism majors in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The project was done in connection with the Heartland Project , a Ford Foundation-funded project designed to address the lack of news coverage of minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities in Nebraska.

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  15. More students are working while attending schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | News Net Nebraska

    Yuliya Petrova, a Russian student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, typically arrives home from work at 3 a.m. After being on her feet for a usual 8-hour bartending shift, Petrova begins studying for a test and finishes a paper before waking up in a few hours to go to class. Just like Petrova, many students are joining the trend of working while attending school.

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  16. Legal standing may be key to Nebraska court's Keystone XL caseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Reuters

    The controversial Keystone XL pipeline has a major hurdle to cross in the Nebraska State Supreme Court, which may rule as soon as Friday, and one aspect of the case there has been somewhat overlooked. A question of legal standing, or who has the right to bring a court challenge, could turn out to be pivotal to the Nebraska case and the overall future of the pipeline, which would connect Canada's oil sands to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries.

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  17. NASA: California Needs 11 Trillion Gallons of Rain To End DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KRON 4

    ... the space agency said. Virtually all of California is drought stricken, according to the University of Nebraska Lincoln drought monitor, most of it under the worst level, "exceptional drought." December's deluges doused parts of California in the ...

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  18. What drones can teach us about tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Christian Science Monitor

    This June 17, 2013 photo, made available courtesy Sean Waugh, NOAA, shows graduate research assistant Kevin Rauhauser, with the University of Colorado's Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles, , launching the Tempest unmanned aerial vehicle for a test flight on Table Mountain, near Boulder, Colo. Researchers say they've collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big storms, and now they want to expand the project in hopes of learning how tornados form.

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  19. What deluges? 11 trillion gallons of rain still needed to end California droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    ... the space agency said. Virtually all of California is drought stricken, according to the University of Nebraska Lincoln drought monitor, most of it under the worst level -- "exceptional drought." December's deluges doused parts of California in the ...

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  20. Help birds survive winter in your backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | ReporterHerald.com

    "One of the greatest benefits of feeding birds is that the homeowner can easily see what birds are using their land, and develop a greater appreciation of birds," says Michael Ward, an assistant professor in the department of natural resources and environmental sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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