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Nebraska's lieutenant governor resigns after sister alleges threats
Nebraska's lieutenant governor resigns after sister alleges threats

Nebraska's lieutenant governor announced his resignation Tuesday morning, a day after a state judge ordered him not to contact his sister after she accused him of having anger problems and threatening her. Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, who was appointed to his office by Gov. Dave Heineman in 2013, was running in the November election to retain his position as part of a joint Republican ticket with gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts. "This has been a difficult situation, and after much thought, discussion and prayer, I have decided that for the good of my family, for the office of lieutenant governor, and for the future of Nebraska, I am resigning today from the office of...

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