Category Archives: Current Events

Late Husker fan’s hat found in stands lands in the hands of Scott Frost

  LINCOLN, Neb. — Christian Reese-Newquist was cleaning the stands at Memorial Stadium after Saturday’s game against Illinois when he found something special. “Section 31 in the stadium, I came across a hat just sitting on the bleachers,” Reese-Newquist said. … Continue reading

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To Those Who Served or Are Serving…Thank You!

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Does My Vote Really Matter?

Voter participation often suffers because of the generally accepted belief that “one vote really can’t make a difference.” 1645: 1 VOTE gave control of England to Oliver Cromwell 1649: 1 VOTE approved the beheading of Kings Charles I 1800: 1 … Continue reading

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Kirk Gibson and Dennis Eckersley revisit classic World Series moment for a good cause By Bill Shaikin

The donors had been thanked. The dinner had been served. The program was about to start, but not before the assembled ladies and gentlemen were asked to watch a 12-minute video. The man with the free-flowing hair and the salt-and-pepper … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus–Good Guy Or Bad Guy? By Gary Randall

Today is Columbus Day. It’s a different kind of national holiday—it doesn’t commemorate a president or a great American statesman. Columbus found North America while looking for something else. For the first century or two of our country, Columbus was … Continue reading

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Are We on the Verge of Civil War? By Victor Davis Hanson

Americans keep dividing into two hostile camps. It seems the country is back to 1860 on the eve of the Civil War, rather than in 2018, during the greatest age of affluence, leisure, and freedom in the history of civilization. … Continue reading

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Review of Things That Matter

  In his book, Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics, Pulitzer-Prize winning Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer shares his invaluable insight into everything from baseball to America’s role in the world. Delivered with his characteristically concise … Continue reading

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