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Elected, reelected Nebraska state senators reflect on election and pending races

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Two races for the Nebraska Legislature remain too close to call as of Sunday, Nov. 13, but many of the 23 reelected and newly...
UNL student Grant Von Essen stares into a computer screen as he begins the application process for student loan debt relief.

Nebraska students uncertain about debt relief

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A plan to erase student debt has generated a buzz in Nebraska, but college students and graduates say they have questions and concerns.  The debt...
The Nebraska State Capitol pictured at sunset on Feb. 17, 2022.

This Week in Nebraska Politics (Nov. 8-13): Election 2022 in review

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Nebraska voters flocked to the polls, mailed in or dropped off ballots and decided crucial races that will shape the trajectory of the state. At...
Elvis impersonator Joseph Hall holding a microphone walking around guests' tables

Rural hospitals are hosting fun fundraising events to maintain quality health care for communities

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Throughout Nebraska, rural hospitals host creative fundraising events in order to maintain quality healthcare services and fund improvements. On Nov. 13, the Foundation for Thayer...
Don Bacon addresses supporters from a podium that reads "Don Bacon - Congress." He stands in front of nearly a dozen supporters, in front of an American flag.

Rep. Bacon looking forward to fourth term, working across the aisle

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Nebraska Rep. Don Bacon is looking forward to a fourth term in Congress, looking to fulfill campaign promises and legislate in a way that...
The Nebraska State Capitol pictured at sunset on Feb. 17, 2022.

Tracking 2022 races for the Nebraska Legislature

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As results trickle in for the state’s next legislators, follow along as the Nebraska News Service tracks which candidates will join the Nebraska Legislature...
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Nebraska counties adapt to national shortage of election workers

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Amid fears of voter security and safety, Nebraska’s 93 counties continue to adapt to the national shortage of election workers — by using volunteer...
The Nebraska State Capitol pictured at sunset on Feb. 17, 2022.

This Week in Nebraska Politics (Oct. 31-Nov. 7): Sasse approved to UF, Ricketts potential...

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The 13-member University of Florida Board of Trustees unanimously approved on Tuesday, Nov. 1, U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska as the next UF...
Legislative candidates James Michael Bowers and Danielle Conrad smile for portraits on separate days on Centennial Mall outside the Nebraska State Capitol.

Key differences in Bowers, Conrad for Nebraska Legislature District 46

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Ahead of the general election on Nov. 8, two candidates vying for the District 46 legislative seat are making last pitches to voters who...

Nebraska at a Glance: Nov. 7

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Nov. 7: Voter turnout, Walmart arson, drought and trail closures Voter turnout predicted to be over 50% Tuesday Statewide, a turnout of 58% of the state’s...