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Not Christian Enough? Job Seeker Sues Company for Asking When He Was ‘Saved’

Not Christian Enough? Job Seeker Sues Company for Asking When He Was ‘Saved’

Ron Chapple Studios/Thinkstock(LINCOLN, Neb.) — The Voss Lighting Company of Lincoln, Neb., doesn’t hide its religious light under a barrel. “Our biblical mission,” an online statement reads, “is to ‘sell’ our lighting products so that we may ‘tell’ e…

Deb Fischer Wins Republican Nomination in Nebraska Senate Race

Deb Fischer Wins Republican Nomination in Nebraska Senate Race

Douglas Graham/Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney picked up two more states on Tuesday, winning the presidential primaries in both Oregon and Nebraska.  But the main focus that evening was on Nebraska’s Republican senate primary.State Sen. Deb F…

What to Watch for in Oregon, Nebraska and Idaho Voting Contests

What to Watch for in Oregon, Nebraska and Idaho Voting Contests

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Voters will go to the polls in Idaho, Nebraska and Oregon on Tuesday. Oregon and Nebraska both host their presidential primary contests, though those races have ceased to get any significant levels of attention …

Michelle Obama: ‘I’m Strong, Smart and Bold’

Michelle Obama: ‘I’m Strong, Smart and Bold’

Leon Neal/WPA POOL/Getty Images(OMAHA, Neb.) — First lady Michelle Obama was in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday for an address to women and girls, aimed at boosting their confidence as advocates for themselves.  She also appealed for campaign cash at a fund…

Forecasters Warn of Violent,’ Life-Threatening’ Storms for Midwest

Forecasters Warn of Violent,’ Life-Threatening’ Storms for Midwest

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Midwest is bracing itself for an outbreak of violent weather Saturday that could be “life-threatening,” according to forecasters. Baseball-sized hail and damaging 70 mph winds are expected to whip through a handf…

Ex-Senator from Nebraska to Run Again, Report Says

Ex-Senator from Nebraska to Run Again, Report Says

Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democrat Bob Kerrey, a former senator from Nebraska, has made a reversal and decided to run for office again, The Washington Post reports.His decision is good news for Democrats, who feared losing the se…

States File Suit Against Contraception Mandate

States File Suit Against Contraception Mandate

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(OMAHA, Neb.) — Nebraska, joined by Republican attorneys general of six other states, filed suit in federal court Thursday challenging the Obama administration’s policy requiring most health insurance plans to cover prevent…

Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson Announces Retirement

Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson Announces Retirement

US Senate(WASHINGTON) — The senior senator from Nebraska has decided not to run for re-election next year. Retiring at the end of his second term, Nebraska’s Ben Nelson becomes the seventh Senate Democrat to announce his retirement this session.In 201…

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