Osborne loses Nebraska GOP primary
OMAHA, Neb. -- Football coach-turned-congressman Tom Osborne tried -- and failed -- to take down Gov. Dave Heineman on Tuesday in the Republican primary for governor of this football-crazy state.
In Nebraska, with 97 percent of the precincts reporting, Heineman received 50 percent of the vote to Osborne's 44.
Osborne was initially considered a strong favorite because of
his three national championships at the University of Nebraska. In
his three congressional races, ...
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