Author: b.mccoy

Heineman calls for tax reform and increased support for education 0

Heineman calls for tax reform and increased support for education

Click here to listen to Gov. Heineman’s address By staff and wire reports Gov. Dave Heineman called for an overhaul of Nebraska’s tax system, saying the state needs to get rid of its individual...

The F-35 debate 0

The F-35 debate

A side-bar story in the congressional debate over “fiscal cliff” federal budget cuts is the possibility that fewer next-generation F-35 aircraft will fly for the U.S. military. U.S. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley recently...

Online security in a socially networked world 0

Online security in a socially networked world

Online security is becoming a growing concern in an increasingly connected world.     The rise of social networking means that more users are paying attention to online security when using sites like Facebook,...

Lincoln’s plans for future population ‘spike’ 0

Lincoln’s plans for future population ‘spike’

Story by Jake Sorensen, NewsNetNebraska Lincoln, Neb., is growing at a rapid pace. It’s current population of 262,000 could ‘boom’ another 120,000 people by 2040 according to U.S. Census Bureau projections. Is Lincoln ready...

CoJMC students roll on Election Day 2012 0

CoJMC students roll on Election Day 2012

More than 100 students from the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications turned the college into one of Nebraska’s largest news operations on Election Day and Night, Nov. 6, 2012....

Final vote tallies for Nebraska races 0

Final vote tallies for Nebraska races

              Final vote tallies for Greater Nebraska legislative races By Nebraska News Service Final vote tallies for Lincoln-area legislative races By Benjamin Welch, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Final vote...

KRNU coverage of Campaign 2012 0

KRNU coverage of Campaign 2012

Click on the links below to hear KRNU ‘s Campaign 2012 coverage Tired of those negative political ads? Campaign 2012 has yielded another crop of negative political ads. KRNU  reporter Caleb Dohmen takes a closer look at...

Both political parties agree: Getting the women’s vote is key in 2012 campaign 0

Both political parties agree: Getting the women’s vote is key in 2012 campaign

Story by Kayla Stauffer, NewsNetNebraska When it comes to U.S. presidential elections, women have the majority vote. They’ve outnumbered men at the polls for the past 48 years, according to the Center for American...

Americans for Prosperity bring anti-Obama crusade to Nebraska 0

Americans for Prosperity bring anti-Obama crusade to Nebraska

Story and photos by Kayla Stauffer, NewsNetNebraska The coach bus that pulled into Fremont, Neb. Thursday was hard to miss. It was turquoise-green and had President Barack Obama’s face on the side of it...