Archive | January, 2013

It’s Official: Lincoln’s Federal/Morrill Land Grant Johnny Carson School of Theatre + Film is a Business, aka a Corporation

January 30, 2013

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FEATURED BUSINESSES Vladimir Oulianov- Woods Bros Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film Driftwood Kennels Cameron Townhomes LeeLocal – Lincoln

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It’s All About the Money, Money, Money…Nebraska’s “MoneyCameral” Holds Facebook Hearing

January 29, 2013

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (exclusive) by Ivy Harper @ etork: As if Facebook’s national spin doctors haven’t made inroads at FORBES, cnet, etc. Come on. Do you believe everything you read online? @ TheAnswerIs42: Welcome to the LJS’s Comment Forum where I, Educator, and others opposed to this Mueller-Robak (excuse me, Senator Tyson Larson-sponsored bill) have been […]

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No Big Red; The President “More Worried” about College Football Players + More

January 27, 2013

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EXCERPTS FROM A NEW REPUBLIC INTERVIEW by Editor Franklin Foer FF: Sticking with the culture of violence, but on a much less dramatic scale: I’m wondering if you, as a fan, take less pleasure in watching football, knowing the impact that the game takes on its players. [President Obama] I’m a big football fan, but I […]

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Could Senators Fischer & Johanns Just Announce their Decision to Vote “Yes” on Chuck Hagel, Already! This ‘Will He?/Won’t She’ Wait is Annoying, not to Mention an Insult to an Amazing American

January 27, 2013

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PUBLISHED SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2013 AT 2:00 AM / UPDATED AT 9:49 PM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel, left, met Tuesday with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., in his bid to garner support for his confirmation. Hagel and Durbin answered reporters’ questions after their meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. In Chuck Hagel […]

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The Stock Market Soars + Housing Roars; So Much for Dinesh D’Souza + all the GOP Fear-Mongers who Predicted “The End” if President Obama was Re-Elected

January 27, 2013

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Deficit Hawks Down Deficit Hawks Down By PAUL KRUGMAN Published: January 24, 2013 669 Comments President Obama’s second Inaugural Address offered a lot for progressives to like. There was the spirited defense of gay rights; there was the equally spirited defense of the role of government, and, in particular, of the safety net provided by Medicare, Medicaid […]

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Breaking Satire: “As Your Professor, I Plan to Take your Money $$$, Never Read your Essays + Pretend you’re not Checking Facebook…”

January 26, 2013

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FRIDAY, JAN 25, 2013 07:30 PM EST My fake college syllabus As your professor, I plan to take your money, never read your essays and pretend you’re not checking Facebook BY ADAM MANSBACH (Credit: discpicture via Shutterstock/Salon) The following syllabus is for my new class, English 401: The Short Novel, meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:10-2:50pm. Course Description  In this class, […]

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Cancer Docs: Income Tied to Treatments

January 26, 2013

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Saturday, January 26, 2013 Some cancer docs say their income tied to treatments NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A survey of cancer doctors finds that some believe they get paid more when they administer their patients’chemotherapy and other drugs, raising concerns about conflict of interest and the potential for overtreatment. Researchers found that oncologists, surgeons and […]

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KOLN/KGIN’s Bridget Fargen Interviews Moi at the Famous “Presidential Planter” in D.C. on Inauguration Day

January 25, 2013

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Thousands Gather for Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C.

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Senator Chambers…On the Cover of the “Rolling Stone…” I mean, The New York Times

January 25, 2013

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Lawmaking Maverick Resumes Course in Nebraska Brian Lehmann for The New York Times Ernie Chambers, center, a senator who was forced out of the Nebraska Legislature by a term limits law, came back on Wednesday. By JOHN ELIGON Published: January 9, 2013 LINCOLN, Neb. — They came to him with hugs and elbow bumps (he rarely […]

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Now, About that Bridge in Brooklyn, President Milliken…

January 25, 2013

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PUBLISHED FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013 AT 10:28 AM / UPDATED AT 10:34 AM JAMES R. BURNETT/THE WORLD-HERALD NU President J.B. Milliken NU leaders: Students won’t face tuition ‘cliff’ after 2-year freeze expires By Leslie Reed WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER More Sharing ServicesShareShare on twitterShare on  Related news UNO, UNK graduation rates higher than peer institutions; UNL’s lower […]

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