“I'd rather regret not running for Congress in 2014 than missing a good part of my girls' lives for the next two years,” said Festersen, who earlier this week dropped out of the race for U.S. House against Lee Terry.
When Kelsey Robinson decided to spend her final college volleyball season at Nebraska, she wanted to measure herself against the Big Ten standard, facing off with players in what has proven to be the nation’s toughest conference in 2013.
In another blow to a town still recovering from a devastating tornado, Pacific Coast Feather Co. said Thursday it would move its production out of state. The Seattle-based company's mattress pad manufacturing facility was one of several businesses in the community that was damaged or destroyed by the Oct. 4 twister.
The searing historical epic "12 Years a Slave" and the con-artist caper "American Hustle" lead the 71st annual Golden Globes with seven nominations each. Also in the mix is Alexander Payne's father-son road trip "Nebraska," with five nominations, including best actor for Bruce Dern.