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Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jul. 18, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

Lincoln Journal Star. July 13, 2022. Editorial: Pell Grants have allowed thousands of Nebraskans to go to college His name is unknown to most, but few have done more for higher education than the late Claiborne Pell, a six-term senator from Rhode Island. ...

Three people injured in shooting near Omaha bar

Jun. 18, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three people are expected to recover after being shot in the parking lot of a bar in Omaha. Police say officers were called just before 1 a.m. Saturday to Gate 10 Bar on 10th Street. A vehicle reportedly involved in the shooting was leaving the area, prompting a...

Federal judge tosses most misconduct cases against Nebraska

May. 13, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge dismissed the claims of seven women who alleged the University of Nebraska-Lincoln didn't adequately respond to their complaints of being sexually assaulted or harassed, including four women who said they were victims of Cornhuskers athletes. In...

Nebraska GOP strains to unite after Trump's candidate loses

May. 11, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republicans struggled to put the bruising campaign for governor behind them on Wednesday as a rally that was intended to highlight party unity instead showed division following the first major loss for a candidate endorsed by Donald Trump in this year’s midterm...

Trump candidate loses in Nebraska, wins in West Virginia

May. 11, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican voters in Nebraska picked Jim Pillen as their nominee for governor, siding with the University of Nebraska regent backed by the state’s outgoing governor over a rival supported by former President Donald Trump and accused of groping multiple women. ...