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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...

Americans for Prosperity bring anti-Obama crusade to Nebraska 0

Americans for Prosperity bring anti-Obama crusade to Nebraska

Story and photos by Kayla Stauffer, NewsNetNebraska The coach bus that pulled into Fremont, Neb. Thursday was hard to miss. It was turquoise-green and had President Barack Obama’s face on the side of it...

Fischer and Kerrey supporters rally behind candidates in Nebraska U.S. Senate debate 0

Fischer and Kerrey supporters rally behind candidates in Nebraska U.S. Senate debate

Story and photos by Emily Younger, NewsNetNebraska Republican Deb Fischer and Democrat Bob Kerrey debated issue after issue in Omaha Friday.  The two candidates discussed the economy, abortion, Obamacare and much more in the...

Nebraska U.S. Senate hopefuls Kerrey and Fischer square-off in second debate 0

Nebraska U.S. Senate hopefuls Kerrey and Fischer square-off in second debate

Fischer and Kerrey spent their second U.S. Senate debate on issues including health care, social security, abortion, the military and changing politics in Washington D.C. Story and photos by Jake Sorensen and Michael Sholes,...