Nebraska Opinion Spotlight
POLL: Did You Receive A Robo Call To Not Vote?
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Nebraska Secretary of State is reporting several instances of voters receiving robo calls to “stay home and stay safe” on Tuesday morning. According to the Secretary of State’s office, the anonymous calls started coming in Tuesday morning. However, Secretary of State Bob Evnen is reminding...
POLL: Do You Think Young Voters In Nebraska Were Reached By The Rabble Media Project?
“Get in, loser — we’re voting this election.”. That's one of the messages the NE Young Voters project told Generation Z Nebraskans on social media this fall. Gen Z is the term used to describe those born between the mid-to-late 1990s and the early 2010s. Through youth-focused messaging, the project...
POLL: Do You Think A Third Wave Of Covid Infections Is Set To Sweep Over Nebraska?
LINCOLN, Neb. â€” Nebraska health officials said nine more Nebraskans have died from COVID-19. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) said a record 1,605 new cases were reported yesterday, bringing the total to just over 68,000. They said over 43,000 people have recovered. The number of people in...
POLL: Do You Agree With The President'S Statements Comparing Himself To Lincoln?
President Donald Trump came up with a new Abraham Lincoln-themed pitch at his gathering in Omaha, Nebraska – his last stop on a three-way tour Tuesday. Trump said voting for the Republicans is “a vote for recognition that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican. Isn’t that nice? ‘. ‘People don’t know...
POLL: Do You Think The President Should Be Holding In-Person Rallies During The Pandemic?
President Trump is holding a total of three rallies on Tuesday with just 7 days until Election Day. Trump wrapped up his first rally in Lansing, Michigan and headed over to West Salem, Wisconsin for rally number two before heading to Omaha, Nebraska. Tens of thousands of supporters came out...
POLL: Would You Go To A Trump Rally?
President Donald Trump on Tuesday will host a campaign rally in Omaha, Nebraska. The rally is scheduled for 9:00 p.m. EST. The president is barnstorming the country in the last days until the election, hitting critical swing-states important to his re-election. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the president is delivering...
POLL: Do You Think President Trump Cares About The Fact That His Supporters Were Stranded After The Rally?
President Donald Trump’s supporters waited as long as three-and-a-half hours in the freezing cold to get home after a rally in Omaha, Nebraska, on Tuesday night. Because parking was located far from the rally site at Eppley Airfield, many attendees had to take buses to and from the site. But roads were jammed, leading to long delays.
POLL: Do You Agree With Amazon Coming To Omaha?
PAPILLION, Neb. (KMTV) — Amazon, along with various local and state officials, announced on Tuesday that it would be opening a new fulfillment center which promises to bring about 1,000 jobs to the area. Initial development stages are already underway at the northeast corner of Highway 50 and 370 in...
POLL: Do You Think It Was Right For The President To Hold A Rally When It Was Cold?
Backers of President Donald Trump were left stranded overnight, with several taken to hospital for hypothermia after an Omaha campaign rally ended in chaos. Hundreds were bussed in to the Eppley Airfield site, leaving their cars in parking lots, but were left wandering up to four miles in the cold after coaches failed to pick them up.
POLL: Do You Believe That Biden Can Get The Virus Under Control In Nebraska?
OMAHA — Former Vice President Joe Biden, on the eve of President Donald Trump’s planned airport rally in Omaha, said “Nebraskans are hurting” and he’ll fight to “finally get” the coronavirus under control. Biden said Trump is “failing” Nebraskans and has “waved the white flag” on the pandemic, citing comments...
POLL: Are You Prepared For Winter Driving?
October 23, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) — As winter weather approaches the state, the Nebraska Department. of Transportation (NDOT) along with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) encourages drivers to be prepared. for winter driving conditions. “While our NDOT crews are prepared to clear the roads, it is important for motorists to...
POLL: Do You Think Gambling Should Be Legal In Nebraska?
A gathering of community leaders and business representatives who oppose an initiative package that would authorize casino gambling in Nebraska argued Friday that the proposal would be "bad for families, bad for business, bad for Nebraska." The results would lead to gambling addiction and gambling losses that would change life...
POLL: Will You Be Driving Over The New Niobrara Bridge?
LINCOLN, Neb. â€” The opening of a new bridge on Highway 281 over the Niobrara River south of Spencer is being celebrate today. The bridge opened on Oct. 15. The new bridge replaces a temporary bridge that has been in place since July 30 after the March 2019 flooding, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT). The temporary bridge created a 127-mile detour. The opening marked the completion of major flood repairs to the State Highway System.
POLL: Do You Think The Extended Mask Mandate Will Help To Curb The Spread Of The Virus In Lincoln-Lancaster County?
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A day after announcing the extended mask mandate, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reports 78 new cases of coronavirus. This brings our community total to 8,746. The county’s death toll remains at 42, seven of which were reported this week. Reported recoveries have also increased...
POLL: Do You Agree With The Closing Of This Ymca?
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The YMCA of Lincoln announced Thursday that its Downtown YMCA location will remain closed permanently, with all programs shifting to nearby branches. The facility, located at 1039 P Street, had temporarily closed on March 17, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will remain closed to “safeguard the financial stability of the Association so that it can continue to serve families and youth across Lincoln.”
POLL: Do You Think Having Electricity Available Will Improve The Campground?
LINCOLN – Fort Kearny State Recreation Area campground is getting an electrical upgrade, causing potential modern campsite closures through November. The update is being made to 26 non-electrical sites so each will be available for 50- , 30- and 20-amp service. The upgrade is expected to be completed by the end of November.
POLL: Do You Think Gates Will Win This Race?
These two dads are involved. They go to school board meetings and know what's going on with the Omaha Public School District. "I have four kids in four different schools," Alex Gates said. "As my daughter started kindergarten, I started to pay a little closer attention to OPS," Nick Thielen...
POLL: Have You Been Following Nebraska High School Football?
This week's high school football ratings. Contenders: North Platte, Millard West, Fremont, Grand Island, Columbus. A look back: Westside strongly represented Nebraska high school football in dismantling St. Thomas Aquinas 49-6, the No. 1 team in Kansas 5A. Kearney is showing that it's much better than its record indicates and the ratings have been adjusted this week accordingly. The Bearcats’ only losses are to No. 1 Bellevue West, No. 2 Omaha Westside, No. 4 Elkhorn South and No. 5 Lincoln Southeast. Kearney overtook last week’s No. 7 Gretna after the Bearcats pushed Elkhorn South to overtime Thursday, one week after ES blasted Gretna 35-10 on the road. Kearney was also much closer to beating Southeast in a 14-10 loss in Week 1 (the Knights intercepted a pass at the goal line on the last play of the game) than East was in its 24-14 setback to the Knights in Week 5. The cancellation of the Gretna at Southeast game Thursday ended up hurting both teams as it also denied Southeast an opportunity to possibly slide past Elkhorn South into the top 4.
POLL: Do You Think Lancaster County Is Doing A Good Job Handling The Spread Of The Coronavirus?
Lancaster County reported 58 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. The county's total number of cases is now 8,112. The number of deaths remains at 35. The positivity rate for the week ending Saturday was 13.9%, up from 9.6% the week prior and...
POLL: Are You Excited To See The Return Of Collegiate Hockey In Colorado?
For the first time since March, when the season was cut short on a lonely stretch of Minnesota highway, those in and around the Colorado College hockey program can officially say something like this:. “We’re excited to get after it,” CC athletic director Lesley Irvine said Friday. After an uncertain...
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