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4/12/18: Death penalty opponents discuss ongoing appeals

4/12/2018
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Todd Lancaster of the Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy and Amy Miller of the ACLU of Nebraska discuss the avenues available in the courts for those who oppose the death penalty.

Duration:00:34:00

4/1/18: Could Lincoln schools be safer? Discussion with LPS parent Korey Reiman

4/1/2018
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We talk with Korey Reiman, a local attorney and parent who has pushed for more security in Lincoln Public Schools since the Parkland, Florida shootings.

Duration:00:25:02

3/27/18: Trent Fellers talks about $1.1 billion property tax-cut petition

3/27/2018
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Former Lincoln City Councilman Trent Fellers talks about his effort to get a proposal for $1.1 billion in aid for property taxpayers on the ballot, with a deadline approaching this summer.

Duration:00:14:46

3/18/18: People who park in fields waiting for tornadoes

3/14/2018
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Ed Holloway and Jim Davidsaver, emergency manager for Lancaster County, talk about the volunteers responsible for warning the Lincoln area when severe weather is about to strike.

Duration:00:17:58

3/9/18: University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds on the budget

3/9/2018
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NU President Hank Bounds joins Journal Star government reporter JoAnne Young to discuss the Legislature's upcoming budget debate and its potential impact on the University of Nebraska.

Duration:00:12:02

3/8/18: Should Nebraska set higher speed limits?

3/8/2018
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Kyle Schneweis, director of the Nebraska Department of Transportation, explains why he feels the state can safely raise speed limits in some areas — including (maybe) Interstate 80.

Duration:00:14:42

3/3/18: Medical marijuana with State Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln

3/3/2018
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State Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln discusses her proposals to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska, and a possible petition effort to place the issue on the 2018 statewide ballot.

Duration:00:14:42

2/24/18: Urban growth in Lincoln with Dave Landis, urban development director

2/24/2018
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Does Lincoln have too much student housing? Downtown is booming: What's next? Urban Development Director Dave Landis talks Lincoln growth with business reporter Matt Olberding. (Thanks to Lauren Bydalek of Lincoln for the new music!)

Duration:00:14:47

2/21/18: Safety in Lincoln schools following mass shooting in Parkland, Florida

2/21/2018
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How does Lincoln Public Schools keep students safe? Joe Wright and Jon Sundermeier, former police captains who now manage security at LPS, talk with Journal Star education reporter Margaret Reist in the wake of the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Duration:00:17:13

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