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'Factors other than making money' to be considered in how NU invests funds

Lincoln Journal Star 09 Apr 2021
Brittni McGuire, a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying fisheries and wildlife, said the university should use its endowment as a public advocacy tool, voicing concern that the policy change approved by regents let fossil fuel companies off the hook too easily ... University of Nebraska-Lincoln buildings; Architectural Hall.
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Broadband bill heard on legislative floor

The Columbus Telegram 08 Apr 2021
This bill seeks to change that, and I will continue working to expand broadband across Nebraska ... The Nebraska DOR has also created a new lookup tool for those wanting to claim an income tax credit ... The tool can also be accessed by navigating to the Nebraska DOR’s website and clicking “Nebraska School District Property Tax Look-up Tool.”.
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USDA invests in new project to restore wetlands

The North Platte Telegraph 04 Apr 2021
“The Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership is a tool that’s helping Nebraska partners cover more ground with producers in expanding the footprint of healthy wetlands across our country.” ... In Nebraska, through the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership, there are over 600 closed easements containing over 80,000 wetland acres.
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Cover crops: Harvest or terminate?

The Grand Island Independent 04 Apr 2021
Cover crops have been a great tool for many producers across Nebraska as they can be used for managing soil erosion, weeds, moisture accumulation, microbial activity and forage crops for livestock producers ... This will really depend on current soil moisture levels, irrigation potential, weather conditions,and where you farm in Nebraska.
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Nebraska school health standards on gender identity, sexuality spur flood of comments

The North Platte Telegraph 03 Apr 2021
Debate starts day early over Nebraska health standards that teach kids about gender identity ... Among them was Doug Kagan, representing Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom, who said the standards dealing with sexuality were “biased against traditional cultural norms” and “amount to child abuse.” ... Nebraska has 49 state senators in the Legislature.
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Midlands Voices: University of Nebraska's sustainability vision reflects state's values

Omaha World-Herald 31 Mar 2021
As a candidate for the University of Nebraska presidency, I remarked to a group of student leaders during one stakeholder meeting how impressed I was by their commitment to sustainability ... Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers, after all, are the original conservationists ... The University of Nebraska has no direct investments in fossil fuel companies.
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Opinion: Honor Cesar Chavez and pass the Farmworker Bill of Rights

Denver Post 31 Mar 2021
This year our fellow legislators and Gov ... The tool we have is the Farmworker Bill of Rights. Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, California, South Dakota, Florida, Minnesota, Hawaii, Maryland, New York, Idaho, North Carolina, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, Oregon, and Wisconsin all have state laws offering ... Polis to pick up the torch that Mr.
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Nebraska's tight ends are ready to take on bigger role in Huskers' offense

Omaha World-Herald 30 Mar 2021
LINCOLNNebraska’s tight end room has the most experience on the offensive side of the ball outside of three-year starting quarterback Adrian Martinez ... Nebraska's tight end position is becoming one of the key pieces of its offense ... Nebraska goes 'old school' with Husker Power strength testing.
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Local View: LB366 a boost for entrepreneurs

Lincoln Journal Star 26 Mar 2021
With nearly all Nebraska communities experiencing consequences, it is important that every tool, including the Microenterprise Tax Credit, remains available to the entrepreneurs and community leaders working so hard to recover ... These changes are recommended by small business and economic development stakeholders across Nebraska.
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Schuyler has bright future

The Columbus Telegram 25 Mar 2021
BELITZ Nebraska Community Foundation ... As such, Nebraska Community Foundation was pleased to be asked to present at a session of the Leadership Schuyler class recently ... The class is organized by Kurt Mantonya with Nebraska Extension and we really appreciate Kurt’s recognition that philanthropy is both a community development and leadership tool.
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The power of philanthropy

The Columbus Telegram 24 Mar 2021
BELITZ Nebraska Community Foundation ... As such, Nebraska Community Foundation was pleased to be asked to present at a session of the Leadership Schuyler class recently ... The class is organized by Kurt Mantonya with Nebraska Extension and we really appreciate Kurt’s recognition that philanthropy is both a community development and leadership tool.
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Advocating for military benefits, two bills advance

Norfolk Daily News 24 Mar 2021
In Nebraska, the bill would allow military spouses to receive at least a three-year teaching permit ... Lynne Walz of Fremont supports the bill and said it would help with the shortage of teachers in Nebraska ... He said Nebraska has a shortage of health care professionals and the bill is a tool to increase the state's health care workforce.
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Mrs. B's gets a makeover for the first time in nearly two decades

Norfolk Daily News 23 Mar 2021
Customers will notice polished floors, a fresh coat of paint and new signage among other changes to the store, which is part of Nebraska Furniture Mart ... B, founded Nebraska Furniture Mart in 1937 ... These days, the pliers are made in China, but the handy tool was made at a plant in Dewitt, Nebraska, until 2008.
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Urban, rural Nebraska lawmakers alike show support for bill that enables state matching funds for ...

The North Platte Telegraph 23 Mar 2021
Three Omaha senators joined a parade of their rural counterparts in vocally urging LB 40’s advancement, saying Nebraska needs to do more to encourage economic development outside Omaha and Lincoln ... LB 40 dovetails well with the public-private Blueprint Nebraska vision for boosting Nebraska’s economy, Groene said.
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Weekly crime log for March 14-20

The Daily Nebraskan 22 Mar 2021
Margot Nason. Tools were stolen from university-owned vehicles, according to Nason. One vehicle had $1,235 worth of tools stolen, $500 from another vehicle and $1,780 from a different vehicle, according to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department’s Daily Crime & Fire log ... This case is still open, according to Nason ... .
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