Fischer defeats Democratic challenger for 2nd Senate term

U.S. 11/07/18, 00:23

Republican Sen. Deb Fischer held off a challenge from Democrat Jane Raybould on Tuesday to win a second term. Fischer went into Election Day as the favorite to win in heavily-Republican Nebraska, with her campaign raising $6.3 million — more than three times Raybould's total of $2 million. Fischer credited her election ...

Update: Republican Fischer wins Nebraska Senate race

U.S. 11/06/18, 23:20

The Latest on Nebraska's general election (all times local):9:15 p.m.Republican Sen. Deb Fischer has cruised to a second term in Nebraska, defeating Lincoln city councilwoman Jane Raybould.Fischer won Tuesday despite Raybould's efforts to cast the first-term incumbent as a Washington insider who sided with her party even when it was ...

Nebraska voters decide Medicaid expansion, race for governor

Health 11/06/18, 07:55

Nebraska voters will decide Tuesday whether to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law, a proposal that would extend coverage to thousands of low-income residents but create additional costs for lawmakers in next year's session. They'll also decide races for U.S. Senate and House, governor and makeup of the state ...

Huskers RB Devine Ozigbo finding stride in quest for 1,000

Football 11/05/18, 18:36

Its goal of a winning season long gone, Nebraska is shifting some attention to Devine Ozigbo and a couple of his teammates' pursuits of individual milestones.Ozigbo needs 204 yards over the final three games to become the Cornhuskers' first 1,000-yard rusher since Ameer Abdullah in 2014. Since 1971, the Huskers ...

Nebraska ‘D’ knows it must plug leaks to play with Buckeyes

Football 10/29/18, 16:49

Nebraska's defense will go from playing against a middling FCS offense to one that ranks third in the Bowl Subdivision and has been held under 500 yards just once all season.Even though the starters allowed three points and had three takeaways in a 45-9 win over Bethune-Cookman , Nebraska (2-6, ...

Huskers prep for Ohio St. in 45-9 win over Bethune-Cookman

Football 10/27/18, 15:24

Adrian Martinez passed for 213 yards and two touchdowns and Devine Ozigbo ran for 110 and another score — all in the first half — and Nebraska prepped for next week's trip to Ohio State with a 45-9 win over Bethune-Cookman on Saturday.The Cornhuskers (2-6) scheduled the Wildcats (4-5) of ...

Huskers play FCS Bethune-Cookman looking to build on 1st win

Football 10/26/18, 02:20

Nebraska will play a Bethune-Cookman team Saturday that's lost its last five games against Football Bowl Subdivision opponents by an average of 32 points and has come no closer than three touchdowns in any of them.The game was scheduled on short notice as a replacement for the canceled opener against ...

After win, Huskers happy to lose open date to play FCS foe

Football 10/22/18, 22:03

Getting that first taste of winning left Nebraska hungry for more and the Cornhuskers are not complaining about playing again this week instead of having the open date that originally was on the schedule.Coach Scott Frost did give players Monday off for the first time this season with the caveat ...

Medicaid expansion becomes key issue in GOP-leaning states

Politics 10/21/18, 11:34

For nearly a decade, opposition to former President Barack Obama's health care law has been a winning message for Nebraska Republicans.It's helped them win every statewide office, control the Legislature and hold all the state's congressional seats. So it was something of a surprise for Bob Tatum when he set ...

Gophers’ Annexstad treated at hospital for midsection injury

Football 10/20/18, 21:23

Minnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad was treated and released from a Lincoln hospital after getting injured in the first half of the Gophers' game against Nebraska on Saturday.Coach P.J. Fleck said Annexstad sustained an "internal injury in his midsection" late in the first half and was "coughing a lot." A Minnesota ...

Winless Huskers are still sore about 2017 loss to Minnesota

Football 10/19/18, 04:10

If Nebraska needs any extra incentive to pick up its elusive first win Saturday, players who were on the field against Minnesota last year need only remember what happened in that game.The Gophers (3-3, 0-3 Big Ten), who visit Memorial Stadium on Saturday, rushed for 410 yards overall and also ...

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