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Jamaican transfers add to promising future of men’s track and field program

The Daily Nebraskan 08 Feb 2023
That’s because Kerr, who boasts elite credentials, is racing unattached this winter (in the same meets as Nebraska, but unaffiliated and unable to score points for the team) to preserve eligibility as he fully recovers from a hamstring injury. Among Nebraska’s Jamaican additions ...

Bacon, already attacked by Trump, now under fire from Lincoln Project

Victoria Advocate 08 Feb 2023
Nebraska’s Don Bacon, of the Main Street R caucus, in a scrum again ... OMAHA — During Nebraska’s raucous 2022 GOP primary election, former President Donald Trump sought a Republican challenger to U.S ... (Aaron Sanderford/Nebraska Examiner) ... Cook Political Report recently rated Nebraska’s 2nd District 2024 race as “Lean Republican.”.

Arizona Mechanic Builds Own Fleet of Dwarf Cars Out of Old Fridges, Junkyard Scraps—Opens Own Museum

The Epoch Times 08 Feb 2023
... wanted a race car. But who has money for a race car? Moreover, living in a little trailer park in Harvard, Nebraska, at the time he had no room to park one.

Nebraska’s Costliest Governor’s Race Left Wild Numbers In Its Wake

Yankton Daily Press 07 Feb 2023
— The costliest election in Nebraska history is over, including a governor’s race with state-record spending in 2022 of $29 million, campaign finance reports show ... That’s the most ever raised or spent on any Nebraska governor’s race ... Pete Ricketts, who in 2022 continued to dominate Nebraska politics with his donations targeting several races.

Bellevue West student wins first place in World Karting Association event at Daytona International Speedway

Omaha World-Herald 07 Feb 2023
Ever since Bellevue West High School student Jonathan Williams finished fourth in a World Karting Association event at Daytona International Speedway in December 2021, he dreamed of returning to the historic track and winning a race ... He’ll be racing all around the Midwest, in Kansas, Ohio, Michigan and Nebraska, of course.

Most Nebraska legislative races in 2022 exceed $100,000 in spending

The North Platte Telegraph 06 Feb 2023
The floor of Nebraska's unique Unicameral Legislature ... Gratz for Nebraska Examiner) ... Spending six figures could be a new norm for running for the Nebraska Legislature. At least one candidate in 19 of the 25 races for the Nebraska Legislature in 2022 exceeded six figures in expenditures by the general election.

Fortenberry and Sasse headline unusual year-end campaign finance reports

The North Platte Telegraph 06 Feb 2023
senator spiced up the final campaign finance reports for Nebraska’s congressional races in 2022. In eastern Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District, U.S ... In the Omaha-based 2nd District, Nebraska’s most competitive, Rep ... He spent about $70,000 on his own race, most of that for political and fundraising consultants ... Nebraska Gov.

Coyote Track And Field Adds 28 In Class Of 2023

Yankton Daily Press 06 Feb 2023
The Cortland, Nebraska, product was a three-event state placer in the Nebraska Class B state meet in 2022 ... He placed seventh in the Nebraska Class A state meet race as a senior after previous finishes of fifth and 15th places ... He has won several USATF Nebraska Junior and Nebraska Youth Athletic Championship races.

Nebraska is winning over Texas high school coaches — including former Husker Cody Glenn

Omaha World-Herald 06 Feb 2023
In the five years the former Nebraska running back and linebacker has coached football at Cy-Fair High School on the fringes of the Houston suburbs, the Huskers have yet to author a winning season ... Nebraska won over Glenn out of Rusk, Texas, in the 2005 class ... It's a wide open race for Nebraska's starting receiver, tight end positions.

Truex wins NASCAR's sloppy return to Los Angeles Coliseum

Kearney Hub 06 Feb 2023
won NASCAR's return to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for its season-opening exhibition race — a sloppy Sunday night extravaganza in which the Wiz Khalifa halftime show might have been the most entertaining part of the event ... There were only five cautions in last year's race ... It’s tight-quarters racing ... of JTG Racing and B.J.

Koch group to back GOP presidential candidate who will 'write new chapter for the country'

Yahoo Daily News 06 Feb 2023
... GOP seats in key swing-state races ... Tensions between Trump and AFP were prevalent throughout the 2022 midterm election cycle as well, with Trump and AFP's respective candidates duking it out in the Nebraska governor’s race and Michigan and South Carolina congressional races.

Column: Black History Month a time to reflect and learn

Omaha World-Herald 05 Feb 2023
But what about Nebraska? The nonsensical and boogey-man strategy to activate extremism and hatred, is now using critical race theory as a rallying point against Black history. Our former governor called for Nebraska to replace several education positions with a single office reporting to the governor.

Battle over devoting public funds for private school scholarships returns to State Legislature

The North Platte Telegraph 04 Feb 2023
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, gave more than $710,000 to a Nebraska affiliate that poured $833,000 into eight key state legislative races ... By comparison, the Nebraska State Education Association, the state teachers union, contributed more than $150,000 to legislative races across the state, including $20,000 to Royers.

Mensah, No. 22 Aztecs beat Boise State for MWC lead

The North Platte Telegraph 04 Feb 2023
22 San Diego State raced past Boise State 72-52 Friday night in a showdown of the Mountain West Conference's top two teams despite an off night by Aztecs' leading scorers Matt Bradley and Darrion Trammell ... 22-year-old killed in crash in Millard neighborhood Nebraska teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student Husker notes.

Pillen plan to shift valuation of ag land gets static, even from farm groups

News-Press Now 04 Feb 2023
A farmer harvests a field of dry, edible beans in Nebraska's Panhandle ... Nebraska Farm Bureau President Mark McHargue, at right, announces the group’s endorsement last year of then-University of Nebraska Regent Jim Pillen in the governor’s race. (Aaron Sanderford/Nebraska Examiner) ... (Paul Hammel/Nebraska Examiner).

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