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On Tuesday, US soccer star Mia Hamm cheered up an 8 year old girl whose Nebraska team was booted from a tournament, after officials insisted she was a boy. U.S. soccer legend Hamm and Olympic soccer gold medalist Abby Wambach launched a Twitter defense of Mili Hernandez, the Omaha, Nebraska girl after their team was disqualified. Her family told NBC affiliate WOWT News that tournament officials ignored insurance documents produced, to prove she is female and instead kicked out the entire team. On Twitter, Wambach told Mili, to never "let anyone tell you that you aren't perfect just as you are. i won championships with short hair." http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/domesticNews/~3/Fijjwq899Uc/us-nebraska-gender-idUSKBN18X2AL http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News...
Balitang Showbiz continues with its Oscar special reports this week. In Hollywood, it's no secret that former child stars often have a difficult time transitioning into adulthood. But despite the challenges, some are able to continue acting without scandals. Yong Chavez chats with one of the stars of the popular movie series "Home Alone" where they talk about growing up in the spotlight and starring in one of the Oscar-nominated films this year.
I thought i'd put together a short video of some night sky timelapse i've been hoarding from shooting in Nebraska year. Titles-Chicane
Instagram post of migrators falling fast! Hope you enjoy!
A chance at a record deal a career in Nashville or Los Angeles. Today musicians from across the state competed in the Galaxy of Stars Finals at the Nebraska State Fair in hopes of launching a career in music. 22 contestants competed in the finals... for over 9–thousand dollars in prizes and recording sessions. The competition is open to singers, songwriters, instrumentalists and dancers. To qualify performers must enter a local partnering talent search competition. The Galaxy Stars Talent search got started back in 1993, and its founder, Wynne Adams says it grows every year. "I think the talent is exceptional in the past we've had great talent from across the state of nebraska but i think as the program grows and the word gets out with all of the talent searches out there we just kee...
Mark Kermode reviews Nebraska. Bruce Dern stars as Woody Grant, an ageing father who takes his estranged son David (Will Forte) on a trip in order to claim a million dollar Mega Sweepstakes prize. Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark's review of the film below. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. http://www.bbc.co.uk/5live Fridays at 2pm on BBC 5 live.
See more stories like this at http://www.NETnebraska.org/nebraskastories Honor Flight for Nebraska Gold Star families. The Gold Star Kids Honor Flight brought together widows and children of military members from Nebraska killed in the War on Terror since September 11. The flight was modeled after previous honor flights for war veterans. As the families arrived at the Omaha airport, hundreds of people greeted them and hundreds more when the plane landed in Lincoln. And when they were recognized during a Nebraska football game, Memorial Stadium roared with applause. Producer: Dennis Kellogg
Would you like your STEM organization featured? email@example.com Find more info at http://aimforthestars.unomaha.edu/ Connie O'Brien has been director of Aim for the Stars Summer Science and Math Camp at the University of Nebraska at Omaha since 2000. She received her B.A. from Wayne State College in Wayne NE. and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Education at UNO. Connie has been involved with out-of-school time programs since 1974 when she started as a camp counselor for the Bellevue Day Camp. She was a classroom teacher for 24 years (with the Bellevue Public Schools and the Council Bluffs Community School District.)
Highlight reel from intermission games on Nebraska Lottery sponsor night, on Friday, October 2, 2015. In the first intermission, two blindfolded contestants push as many pucks as possible out of the center circle while crawling on hands and knees within the 30-second time limit. The bottom of the pucks reveal the number of $1 Scratch tickets the players win. In the Lincoln Stars' second intermission game, two teams of four push a giant beach ball to the opponents side of the rink to score points. Winning team members won 15 Scratch tickets each, and the losing team won t-shirts.