Governor Hopefuls Square Off In Broken Bow

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) - The Republican candidates for Nebraska governor faced off in a debate in Broken Bow Sunday afternoon.

Sunday's debate which began at 3 p.m. was the first one between the Republican candidates. Another debate is scheduled on April 23rd in Norfolk.

The Republican candidates are Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning, Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts, State Auditor Mike Foley, Omaha tax attorney Bryan Slone and Nebraska state Sens. Tom Carlson and Beau McCoy.

Democrat Chuck Hassebrook and Libertarian Mark Elworth Junior are also running for governor.

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