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Ernie Chambers reloads to stop big cat hunters

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


With his critics no doubt ready to pounce, State Sen. Ernie Chambers brings his mountain lion defense act back to the halls of the Nebraska State Capitol (today) Thursday.

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Nebraska Watchdog’s top story of 2014

By   /  December 30, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


2014 was a GOP landslide-and-a-half. So how did deep-red Nebraska elect a Democrat to Congress? To find the answer enter—among other things— one of the nastiest political ads of the year and a state prison scandal that will continue to make news in 2015.

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Nebraska Watchdog’s Top 10 Stories of 2014: 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2…

By   /  December 29, 2014  /  Nebraska, Uncategorized  /  No Comments


In 2014 Nebraska Watchdog continued its commitment to original reporting.
Included in our many exclusive reports are stories involving one strange death, two key Capitol Hill races, Nebraska’s role in the battle over illegal immigration, Obamacare, “purple penguins,” frequent flyers and more.

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Nebraska’s ‘Teflon governor’ Heineman leaves under cloud of scandals

By   /  December 8, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

WHO'S NEXT: With Lt. Gov. Rick Sheeny out of office under a cloud of controversy, Nebraska's governor is looking for a replacement. (AP photo)

As Gov. Dave Heineman wraps up an unprecedented 10 years at the state’s helm, his legacy has been stained by several scandals.

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Governor doesn’t make short list for NU president

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

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Four finalists were announced for the University of Nebraska presidency on Monday, and Gov. Dave Heineman was not among them.

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Nebraska governor to face tough crowd at prisons hearing

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

Dave Heineman

Nebraska’s governor will face a tough crowd when he testifies Wednesday before a special legislative committee — comprised of some of his harshest critics and vocal foes — investigating prison scandals.

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