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Law Restricting Nebraska’s Nonpartisan Candidates Overturned

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A law that made it more difficult for Nebraska’s nonpartisan candidates to seek higher office was overturned and ruled unconstitutional as part of an agreement with the secretary of state. Secretary of State John Gale settled a lawsuit Thursday that was brought by Omaha businessman Kent Bernbeck and the American Civil…read more »

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Huskers to play Oklahoma State in Sioux Fall’s Sanford Pentagon

The Nebraska men’s basketball team will make its first trip to Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Dec. 16 to face former Big 12-foe Oklahoma State. The Sanford Pentagon will host the first meeting between the two programs since 2011. Start time and TV coverage will be announced later. The contest will be Nebraska’s first trip…read more »

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Minnesota’s Voter Clothing Law

The Supreme Court strikes down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls. Among other things it had barred voters from casting a ballot wearing clothing with the name of a candidate or political party. Lancaster County Election Commissioner Dave Shively tells KLIN News that Nebraska bars any type of campaign activity…read more »

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Milford Man Convicted Of Setting Wife on Fire Sentenced

SEWARD, Neb. (AP) – A Milford man convicted of setting his wife on fire has been sentenced to up to six years in prison. 37-year-old Jeremy Koch was ordered Tuesday in Seward County Court to serve a minimum of three years. Koch had pleaded no contest to first-degree assault in an agreement with prosecutors that…read more »

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Nebraska announces new men’s golf and tennis coaches

Mark Hankins was named Nebraska’s new men’s golf coach Wednesday, while Sam Maymi was named Nebraska’s men’s tennis coach. Hankins comes to Nebraska after serving as an assistant athletic director at Iowa, including the last two years as a member of the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Committee. “Mark Hankins will bring a track record of…read more »