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Bold Roundup: Feb 14-18

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Happy Friday folks!  Compared to last week with the pipeline bills and attempt to repeal Nebraska’s Dream Act, it’s been relatively quiet in the state legislature.  Contrast that with the massive protests in Wisconsin, and it’s definitely been a quiet week.  Here’s your Roundup: Labor Unrest:  The protests in Egypt kept us all riveted to […]
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Bold Roundup: Feb 7-11

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We’re going to jump the gun and wish Abe Lincoln a very happy birthday (he turns 202 tomorrow).  So far we haven’t heard of any shindigs planned in honor of Abe in our capitol city which is, of course, named after the 16th president.  Here’s your Roundup: Egypt Dominates: Egypt is going to dominate the […]
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Bold Roundup: Jan 31-Feb 4

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Happy Chinese New Year!  Yesterday marked the beginning of the Year of the Rabbit.  In the Chinese zodiac the rabbit symbolizes tranquility and calm, so maybe things will calm down after the last two years of tumult.  Here’s your Roundup: Not So Fast, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is visiting the White House today. […]
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Bold Roundup: Jan 24-28

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Happy, happy Friday Roundup readers!  In case you missed our wonderful Emily Schlichting testifying in front of the Senate yesterday, Campus Progress has the video and transcript.  We’re so proud to have her on the Bold Nebraska team.  Here’s your Roundup: De-Nile: In an effort squash pro-democracy protests that are growing in scope and aggression, […]
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Bold Roundup: Jan 17-21

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It’s been a crazy week as the snow just keeps falling around our office in Lincoln.  The Republicans have announced that Rep. Paul Ryan (WI) will give their State of the Union response.  Don’t let Ryan’s mild manners and baby blues eyes fool you.  He’s a moderate like Chuck Norris is a pacifist.  Here’s your […]
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Bold Roundup: Jan 10-14

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If you’re freaking out about your zodiac suddenly changing, CNN’s got good news: if you’ve been using the tropical zodiac, your sign doesn’t change.  In other news, the Republican National Committee will vote for their chairperson today — will the controversial Michael Steele keep his seat?  All the local buzz will focus on the Gov.’s […]
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Bold Roundup: Jan 3-7

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“I’m only a bill, and I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill…”  We’ll be putting the School House Rock song on a loop in our office for the next few days as federal and state legislators submit their respective bills.  It’s all part of a beautiful thing we like to call the legislative branch.  We’ll let […]
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Bold Roundup: Dec 27-31

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Only one day until 2011.  We want to thank you all for making 2010 such a memorable year for Bold Nebraska.  From protesting the pipeline to Trick or Vote, we’ve met some amazing activists across the state that we can’t wait to work with more in 2011.  That’s really our only resolution for 2011.  We’d […]
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Bold Roundup: Dec 20-24

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It’s Christmas Eve and you might be doing last minute shopping (we have some ideas for gifts) or surfing online or just hanging out with your family. We are watching how news sites and blogs react to a right-wing polling firm try to set up the Senate 2012 race for the GOP.  And of course, […]
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Bold Roundup: Dec 13-17

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Finals week is over!  Raise your hand if you survived.  Scratch that, you’re probably too tired to raise your hand so just take a nap.  Enjoy your Winter Break, students and non-students alike!  With the crazy election year we all had and the mayhem up ahead, it’s well deserved.  Here’s your Roundup: Nelson Helps Out: […]
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