‘Speaking of Nebraska’ Covers Redistricting, Ag Issues, Pandemic and Digital Crimes

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Watch "Speaking of Nebraska" Thursday night at 7 p.m. CT on Nebraska Public Media.

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For Immediate Release

‘Speaking of Nebraska’ Covers Redistricting, Ag Issues, Pandemic and Digital Crimes

LINCOLN, Neb. (Sept. 23, 2021) – The news series “Speaking of Nebraska” returns to Nebraska Public Media this fall with new episodes covering issues important to the state. It premieres on television at 7 p.m. CT, Thursday, Oct. 7. A radio version of the series airs at 6:30 p.m. CT on Fridays, beginning Oct. 8. News Director Dennis Kellogg will host.

The four-part “Speaking of Nebraska” season includes a look redistricting, or redrawing new congressional and state legislative district boundaries after the census; a review of Nebraska agriculture with former Nebraska Governor and U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns; an update on the COVID-19 pandemic; and a look at trends in digital crimes and scamming from the Better Business Bureau and the Omaha office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Scheduled airdates and topics include:

Oct. 7 – Redistricting after the U.S. Census

Oct. 14 – The State of Agriculture with Mike Johanns

Oct. 21 – COVID-19 Pandemic Update

Oct. 28 – Latest Trends in Scams

“Speaking of Nebraska” repeats on television Fridays at 7:30 p.m. CT and Sundays at Noon CT on Nebraska Public Media. It also airs at Thursdays at 10 p.m. CT on World.

Watch past episodes at NebraskaPublicMedia.org/speakingofnebraska.

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