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Debate reaction with Anthony Skaleski

Story, audio and photo by Andy Vipond, NewsNetNebraska Anthony Skaleski, a senior English major at UNL, watched Monday’s night debate with an indifference. Hoping either candidate would sway him one way or another. Neither...

Marijuana legalization debate draws large crowd at UNL 0

Marijuana legalization debate draws large crowd at UNL

Young adults are not often cited for their interest in politics but mention the controversial words “marijuana legalization debate” and an auditorium fills to the brim with students. Over 500 people crowded into the Centennial Room at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on February 7 to participate in Heads vs. Feds, an ongoing series debating the legalization of marijuana. The debate between Steve Hager, the former editor-in-chief of High Times Magazine, and veteran Drug Enforcement Agency special agent Bob Stutman was fueled solely by student questions.

Fischer and Kerrey supporters rally behind candidates in Nebraska U.S. Senate debate 0

Fischer and Kerrey supporters rally behind candidates in Nebraska U.S. Senate debate

Story and photos by Emily Younger, NewsNetNebraska Republican Deb Fischer and Democrat Bob Kerrey debated issue after issue in Omaha Friday.  The two candidates discussed the economy, abortion, Obamacare and much more in the...

Nebraska U.S. Senate hopefuls Kerrey and Fischer square-off in second debate 0

Nebraska U.S. Senate hopefuls Kerrey and Fischer square-off in second debate

Fischer and Kerrey spent their second U.S. Senate debate on issues including health care, social security, abortion, the military and changing politics in Washington D.C. Story and photos by Jake Sorensen and Michael Sholes,...