Gambling foes to fight horse racing ballot measure
July 16th, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gambling opponents have launched a campaign against a Nebraska ballot measure that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races shown on machines that resemble casino sl
Horse racing amendment survives challenge
July 24th, 2014
LINCOLN — A controversial constitutional amendment to allow wagering on replayed horse races has survived an attempt to scratch it from the general election ballot.
Vote on machine gambling remains on Nov. 4 ballot
July 23rd, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale has rejected a request that he remove a proposed constitutional amendment authorizing machine gambling on "historic horse races" from the Nov. 4 general election ballot. The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/1kVUmHm ) the request by Omaha attorney Steve ...
Officer: Omaha's VA police department 'out of control'
July 21st, 2014
A memo the public was never supposed to see paints a picture of a problem-plagued police department in the VA's Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System.
July 20th, 2014
I get disproportionately excited for horse racing. It’s either the latent degenerate gambler in me or I just like ponies. Either way, I’m excited for 50 to 1 , which opens at the Majestic Cinema of Omaha on July 25. It follows the story of Mine That Bird, who was a Kentucky Derby champion (even if his name is grammatically maddening).