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5/11/18: A 15th show at Pinewood Bowl this summer? Tom Lorenz talks 2018 concert season

5/11/2018
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Tom Lorenz, manager of Pinnacle Bank Arena and Pinewood Bowl, previews the summer concert season and talks about what draws artists (and crowds) to Lincoln venues.

Duration:00:18:56

4/27/18: New features at Nebraska's state parks

4/27/2018
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Jim Swenson, parks administrator for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, describes the new features opening at state parks along the Platte River between Lincoln and Omaha.

Duration:00:33:41

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

3/8/18: 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