Same Sex Case Closed

Same Sex Case Closed

February 15, 2016


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In Nebraska, Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon closed the same sex marriage case due to workers refusing to do certain jobs. “State workers have refused to issue birth certificates to same-sex couples and instead listed the baby’s biological mother as the only parent on the document....

Twitter At War With ISIS

Twitter At War With ISIS

February 10, 2016


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For a while now, ISIS has been recruiting teens on social networks, wanting them to join the organization, due to a widespread increase in the use of technology by young adults. As a result of this, Twitter is actively combatting to ISIS recruiting young teens on social networks. They have immensely ...

NU Signs 4 Star Rated Recruit

NU Signs 4 Star Rated Recruit

February 8, 2016


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Football season is not as far away as you think. Recruiting is already happening for Coach Mike Riley and the Huskers. February 3 was national signing day, and the Huskers secured a commitment from Lamar Jackson, a four star recruit Jackson is currently a senior in Elk Grove, California, who is enrolled at F...

Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan

Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan

February 4, 2016


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Environmental and civil rights groups in Michigan are ordering a federal judge to replace all lead pipes in Flint’s water system immediately to ensure a safe drinking water supply for the town’s residents. These groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday, claiming that the city and state officials faile...

Rams Relocation to Los Angeles

Rams Relocation to Los Angeles

February 4, 2016


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The St. Louis Rams, now called the Los Angeles Rams, have been approved by the NFL to relocate to the city of Los Angeles, California, toward the end of 2019. They will be moving to the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack location in Inglewood, which is about ten miles downtown from L.A., and they m...

Alleged Links Found Between Birth Deformities and Zika Fever

Alleged Links Found Between Birth Deformities and Zika Fever

February 1, 2016


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The Zika virus has been around for decades but has been gaining more attention due to the link it may have with birth deformities and some neurological symptoms. The Zika virus, or Zika fever, has been known for some time. A few symptoms of the virus include red eyes, pain in the back of eye, joint ...

Obama visits Omaha

Obama visits Omaha

January 27, 2016


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A lot of travelers fly into Nebraska for a visit, but one Hawaii born native made his visit last week sending the state into an uproar. President Barack Obama stopped by Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska for a speech right after he gave his State of the Union Address the day before. President Obama...

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Caught Once Again

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Caught Once Again

January 19, 2016


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  President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico released new information of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on January 8. “Mission accomplished: we have him. I want to inform Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been arrested,” tweeted Nieto. Guzman was arrested and taken to Puente Grande, Mexico, in 1993...

Chromebooks Are Being Implemented in LPS

Chromebooks Are Being Implemented in LPS

December 18, 2015


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A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. These laptop like creatures are designed to connect primarily to the internet. Northeast is one of the three pilot schools using Chromebooks this year. LPSDO is planning to have all Chromebooks ready to go in the fall of 2016. According to LPSDO,...

Earth’s Rotation Affected by Global Warming

Earth’s Rotation Affected by Global Warming

December 18, 2015


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As time goes on, global warming is making itself more and more prevalent. The Earth’s spin is slowing down ever so slightly. It has been slowing now for many years. Scientists say that the melting glaciers are the root of the problem.   As Professor Mitrovica of Harvard University puts it, “water ...

Despite Losing Record Huskers Make Bowl Game

Despite Losing Record Huskers Make Bowl Game

December 17, 2015


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2015 not only marks a bad year for the Huskers’s record, it also marks the first year of Coach Mike Riley’s career at Nebraska. There were many close defeats. All seven losses combined to create a total of thirty-one points according to the Huskers’s website.   Many people wonder how the Cornhuskers made...

Akon Lighting Africa

Akon Lighting Africa

December 17, 2015


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Electricity is a necessity to people and countries alike. A country without electricity is a country that is fighting to function properly with a major handicap. Akon, a rap artist known for songs such as “Smack That” and “Lonely,” decided in 2013 he was going to help Africa with his progra...

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