Note Suggests Heineman, Bruning May Have Discussed Illegal Prison Program
In a note released Friday, the former top lawyer for Nebraska’s prisons said the director of the Department of Correctional Services told him Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning were in the room when decisions were made about a program he thought was illegal.  Fred Knapp of NET News reports.  http://bit.ly/ZWLfmb

Note Suggests Heineman, Bruning May Have Discussed Illegal Prison Program

In a note released Friday, the former top lawyer for Nebraska’s prisons said the director of the Department of Correctional Services told him Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning were in the room when decisions were made about a program he thought was illegal.  Fred Knapp of NET News reports.  http://bit.ly/ZWLfmb

Nebraska will elect the first new attorney general in 12 years. The two candidates vying for the office say recent revelations about criminal sentencing and mental health treatment for violent offenders completely changed the focus of the campaign.  Bill Kelly of NET News reports on the candidates and the issues in this Campaign Connection 2014 story.  http://bit.ly/Ze4UwD

Nebraska will elect the first new attorney general in 12 years. The two candidates vying for the office say recent revelations about criminal sentencing and mental health treatment for violent offenders completely changed the focus of the campaign.  Bill Kelly of NET News reports on the candidates and the issues in this Campaign Connection 2014 story.  http://bit.ly/Ze4UwD

Managing lands for endangered species can lead to conflicts between environmentalists, businesses and landowners. But for the last 15 years, people from different camps have been quietly working together to help save two bird species in Nebraska.  Ariana Brocious of the Platte Basin Timelapse Project reports. http://bit.ly/10lNpf8 (Photo by Michael Forsberg, Platte Basin Timelapse)

Managing lands for endangered species can lead to conflicts between environmentalists, businesses and landowners. But for the last 15 years, people from different camps have been quietly working together to help save two bird species in Nebraska.  Ariana Brocious of the Platte Basin Timelapse Project reports. http://bit.ly/10lNpf8 (Photo by Michael Forsberg, Platte Basin Timelapse)

Food Waste Weighing Down U.S. Food System

“Forty percent of all the food in this country never makes it to the table at a cost of $165 billion to the U.S. economy,  If we can reduce the amount of food [waste] just think of the amount of money this country can save.”  
Dan Nickey, associate director of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center 

Millions of tons of food end up in the landfill each year instead of on our plates. That’s while millions of Americans are hungry and landfills are filling up. Harvest Public Media begins an in-depth look at our food waste problem.  Grant Gerlock of NET News reports.  http://bit.ly/1rh4q2U

Food Waste Weighing Down U.S. Food System

“Forty percent of all the food in this country never makes it to the table at a cost of $165 billion to the U.S. economy,  If we can reduce the amount of food [waste] just think of the amount of money this country can save.” 

Dan Nickey, associate director of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center

Millions of tons of food end up in the landfill each year instead of on our plates. That’s while millions of Americans are hungry and landfills are filling up. Harvest Public Media begins an in-depth look at our food waste problem.  Grant Gerlock of NET News reports.  http://bit.ly/1rh4q2U