Upcoming Channel 8 Eyewitness News Special Assignments

Here is a list of upcoming “Special Assignments” on Channel 8 Eyewitness News.

July 6, 2005. New moms are taking part in the latest aerobics craze. It's called stroller aerobics and Chriss Knight takes you inside a stroller aerobics class right here in the capital city.

July 13, 2005. More than a thousand Iraqi refugees live in Lincoln. Reporter Scott Lea speaks to two Iraqi men who fought with coalition forces in the first Gulf War but can't gain U.S. citizenship.

July 19-21, 2005. The Nebraska Cornhuskers start their quest for a sixth national championship this year. It all begins in Houston where Big 12 coaches and star athletes meet the media. Sports Director Jon Wofford travels to Houston for Big 12 media day, speaks to Husker coaches and players and he'll also find out which teams will compete for the Big 12 Title.

July 27, 2005. Spousal Rape. It's against the law and many women don't report this vicious crime. Reporter Jon Jordan investigates the issue, speaks to a rape victim and sheds light on this hidden secret.

July 3, 10, 17, 24. He's back. Dick Janda is tripin', One-tank trippin' that is. Dick Janda explores some of Nebraska's hidden treasures, all on one tank of gas. Dick travels to Louisville July 3, Norfolk July 10, Gavins Point Damn July 17 and Nebraska City July 24.