A climber from Lincoln was close enough to see and hear the avalanche that killed at least 16 Sherpa guides on Mount Everest. It was the single deadliest accident ever on the world’s highest mountain. Today, Robert Kay is still at Everest base camp, as all climbing has stopped to mourn the dead, and with talk of Sherpa strikes and teams abandoning their climbs. On Sunday Kay talked by cell phone with Mike Tobias of NET News about the accident and what’s happening now on Mount Everest.  Read the interview and learn more about his expedition here:  http://bit.ly/1lC9PSs

A climber from Lincoln was close enough to see and hear the avalanche that killed at least 16 Sherpa guides on Mount Everest. It was the single deadliest accident ever on the world’s highest mountain. Today, Robert Kay is still at Everest base camp, as all climbing has stopped to mourn the dead, and with talk of Sherpa strikes and teams abandoning their climbs. On Sunday Kay talked by cell phone with Mike Tobias of NET News about the accident and what’s happening now on Mount Everest.  Read the interview and learn more about his expedition here:  http://bit.ly/1lC9PSs

A growing number of Nebraska teenagers are staying after school to write poetry. At a time when arts often take a backseat to other subjects in school, the spoken word poetry competition, Louder than a Bomb, provides a creative outlet. And for some students that outlet is critical. Read more about it and listen to some of the poetry as part of our story:  http://bit.ly/QCP3DR

A growing number of Nebraska teenagers are staying after school to write poetry. At a time when arts often take a backseat to other subjects in school, the spoken word poetry competition, Louder than a Bomb, provides a creative outlet. And for some students that outlet is critical. Read more about it and listen to some of the poetry as part of our story:  http://bit.ly/QCP3DR

Gordon-Rushville High School state speech champion Michael Barth performs his winning speech for the taping of an NET Television program.  The Nebraska School Activities Association had originally asked Barth to change his selection of poems because they dealt with gender identity and they felt it was too controversial.  After much criticism, the NSAA reversed its decision.  Watch Barth perform his poetry, and watch his discussion with the head of the NSAA about the controversy in this NET News story:  http://bit.ly/1q0AOW5.

Gordon-Rushville High School state speech champion Michael Barth performs his winning speech for the taping of an NET Television program.  The Nebraska School Activities Association had originally asked Barth to change his selection of poems because they dealt with gender identity and they felt it was too controversial.  After much criticism, the NSAA reversed its decision.  Watch Barth perform his poetry, and watch his discussion with the head of the NSAA about the controversy in this NET News story:  http://bit.ly/1q0AOW5.