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Lawmakers debate whether 18-year-olds should be allowed to run for office

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State lawmakers are debating whether 18-year-olds should be allowed to run for public office in Nebraska. “I can’t support this. For Pete’s sake, if we elected an 18-year-old governor, he wouldn’t be able to buy a beer to celebrate,” Sen. Dave Bloomfield, Hoskins, quipped during legislative floor debate on LR 26CA. If approved by the […]

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Moran’s Memo: Happy Kansas Day

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  By Kansas U.S. Senator Jerry Moran The history of Kansas is one replete with humble but aspirational men and […]

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U.S. Faces an Aging Farm Population

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  An aging American farm population, the need to successfully transition land ownership from senior farmers to new industry entrants, […]

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Hillary Clinton campaigns with the help of Warren Buffett in Omaha

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The Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett was at the Sokol Hall this morning showing his support for Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton. In his introduction, Buffett said, “America should work for those who are willing to work. You should be able in a country this rich to take care of a family working a 40 […]

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Dep’t of Roads heads back to drawing board with Highway 12 project

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The Nebraska Department of Roads is withdrawing its permit application to rebuild a section of Highway 12, both east and west of Niobrara. DOR engineer Kevin Domogalla says the public doesn’t support the plan. Domogalla says, “From the comments we received at the Corps’ public hearing, we decided we need to seek an alternate solution […]

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Congressman Ashford supports pause in Syrian refugee program (AUDIO)

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Congressman Brad Ashford supports a move in the House to suspend the program to admit Syrian refugees into the United States. Ashford takes to the House floor, calling for a stronger vetting process before more refugees are admitted. “This legislation does not shut down the refugee asylum process. If it did, I wouldn’t support it,” […]

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Larry the Cable Guy – Go Big Red

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The Huskers biggest fan is back in Nebraska to show support for his favorite team. Speaking in Omaha this morning, Larry the Cable Guy stated, “There are a lot more serious things going on in the world but Nebraska football is a lifestyle to us. It is more than a game. It is our way […]

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UNMC/Nebraska Medicine announce Mind and Brain Health Labs

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine announced today the creation of the Mind and Brain Health Labs. UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences Chair, Dr. Matthew Rizzo says the labs support a suite of advanced research tools including a driving simulator and real-world data recording systems. The labs include a large, high fidelity […]

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Southeast Community College students benefiting from growth in scholarships

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The Southeast Community College Foundation is nearing the two million dollar mark in scholarship support provided to students annually. Former Southeast President Jack Huck, who works with the foundation, tells the SCC Board of Governors the foundation raised $1.24 million for scholarships last year and this year, has raised $1.93 million. Huck points out the […]

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Royals show support for fallen KC firefighters

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After the tragic deaths of Kansas City firefighters Larry Leggio and John Mesh on Monday night, the Royals honored them on Tuesday by wearing KCFD shirts and hats during their workout day at Kauffman Stadium before Game 5 of the American League Divisio...

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