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Libertarians gaining momentum in Nebraska; nationwide 0

Libertarians gaining momentum in Nebraska; nationwide

Story by Michael Sholes, NewsNetNebraska Barack Obama and Mitt Romney aren’t the only men on the presidential ballot in Nebraska, Libertarian Gary Johnson is there as well.  And while state Libertarian Party representatives may...

Coash, Michaelis duke it out over District 27 seat 0

Coash, Michaelis duke it out over District 27 seat

Story by Rhiannon Root, NewsNetNebraska On paper the two legislative candidates running for District 27 in Lincoln are very similar. Both are white. Both are men. Both are relatively young compared to most senators....

Long, tragic journey ends in chance to vote as U.S. citizen 0

Long, tragic journey ends in chance to vote as U.S. citizen

By Hailey Konnath, Special to NewsNetNebraska Eight years ago, 57-year-old Anna Furkay was sleeping on a street because she didn’t have a way to get home from her new job doing laundry at a...

2012 election highlights important role of Nebraska Board of Regents 0

2012 election highlights important role of Nebraska Board of Regents

Tim Clare is, current vice-chairman of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, said keeping tuition affordable is an important goal of the board. He hopes that by providing an affordable and quality education...

Early voting provides flexibility for Nebraska students 0

Early voting provides flexibility for Nebraska students

Story and photos by Christina Condreay, NewsNetNebraska Four years ago, just 48 percent of Americans 18 to 24 voted, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Compare that to the more than 65 percent of...