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2006-05-10 05:23:00

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman narrowly won the state's Republican gubernatorial primary contest on Tuesday, fending off a challenge by state sports legend Tom Osborne. Heineman, who was named governor in 2005 when predecessor Mike Johanns was selected as U.S. agriculture secretary, defeated challenger Tom Osborne. Heineman, 57, will face Democratic candidate David Hahn in November. Heineman took 49 percent of the more than 197,000 votes cast, and...