Social Media & Politics: A good mix?

April 5th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

Dr. Jeremy Lipschultz, Isaacson Professor at the University of Nebraska Omaha’s Social Media Lab, sat down with KVNO’s Ryan Robertson to discuss recent statistics from the Pew Research Center concerning Americans’ growing use of social media as their political news source.

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Activate85; Grassroots Effort to Raise Voter Turnout

March 30th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

While the nation focuses on the presidential election, a grassroots effort is underway to convince voters in North Omaha to concentrate more on local elections.

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History shows Nebraska ballot campaigns have big passion, low success

August 31st, 2015

By Bill Kelly

It’s hard work for a group to gather enough signatures on a petition to get an issue on the ballot in Nebraska. Getting voters to approve it is even harder.

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Ashford confident with narrow lead on Terry in second district

November 5th, 2014

By NET News

Omaha, NE – Omaha, NE – Among the major races in Nebraska on Election Day only the 2nd Congressional District remains too close to call. With thousands of absentee ballots left to count, Democratic challenger Brad Ashford has a narrow lead on Republican incumbent Lee Terry.

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Democrats stressing gridlock in bids to unseat 1st and 3rd District Republicans

October 28th, 2014

By Grant Gerlock

Lincoln, NE – In the first and third Congressional districts in Nebraska, Democrats are challenging the Republican incumbents with an emphasis on resolving gridlock in Congress. But as we hear in today’s Signature Story, they face an uphill battle against established officeholders.

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Nebraska Senate candidates debate in North Platte

September 15th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

North Platte, NE – Nebraska’s four U.S. Senate candidates differed on immigration, guns, foreign policy and more at their debate Sunday in North Platte.

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