Students can win cash by crafting weather advisories

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska middle school students can win money for their classes by crafting videos reminding people to prepare for severe weather.

The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency is sponsoring a contest asking students to craft public service announcements about severe weather.

Seventh- and eighth-grade classes can submit short videos or public service announcements about disaster preparations, severe weather or other topics.

Winning classes will receive prizes of either $250 or $100 depending on the category. Details of the contest are available online.