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February 9, 2011

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What’s this I hear about Deena having a press conference tomorrow?

by Deena Winter

For the first time in my life, I wrote a press release yesterday.
I’ve been on the receiving end of press releases for the better part of 20 years, during my journalism career.
The release just said I’m having a press conference on Thursday. And so began my life on the other side of the press release.
It was interesting because within minutes of hitting “send” on the e-mail, I got a call from Coby Mach, host of KLIN’s Drive Time Lincoln. He wanted to know what the press conference will be about. And he didn’t take my “no comment” for an answer; he pressed me further — like a good reporter should. Perhaps that explains why he was my best competition when I was a city government reporter for the Lincoln Journal Star.
So, yes, I’m having a “presser” tomorrow. And you, dear readers, will be the first to know why. On the record.

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  1. Roberta
    Feb 9 2011

    Where is it going to be

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  2. Mike
    Feb 9 2011

    Wow Deena – I heard about this on “Jack & John” this morning and will be VERY interested to learn more. I hope you are going to throw your hat in the ring!

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  3. Meet the Press
    Feb 9 2011

    We need more information about Deena’s announcment that she wil run for several political offices.
    Additional information will allow us to misinterpret, spin and make things up about The Announcment.

    Reply
  4. Mike Miller
    Feb 9 2011

    I hear through a friend that you’re running for City Council. I think you can beat Jonathan Cook.

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  5. J. Brown
    Feb 9 2011

    Deena, It’s to bad that we cannot vote for you for the real power in our great state. Yes, you got it. JBM and Old Harv, the pride of UNL.

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    • Gene
      Feb 10 2011

      “Old Harv” is doing a fine job, thank you.

      Reply
  6. Denee
    Feb 10 2011

    Can’t wait, I hope it is that you are running for City Council. You will have my VOTE!

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  7. Feb 10 2011

    Bummed there is not an update. I thought you were in favor of transparency.

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  8. Gene
    Feb 10 2011

    Are we still going to be the “first to know?”

    Reply

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