RICKETTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RICKETTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Nebraska Lt. Gov. Heidemann resigns office, ticket http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58393287-68/heidemann-office-nebraska-gov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58393287-68/heidemann-office-nebraska-gov.html.csp">Nebraska Lt. Gov. Heidemann resigns office, ticket</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRANT SCHULTE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T10:01:02.521-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lincoln, Neb. • Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann resigned from office and ended his candidacy Tuesday, one day after a judge granted a protection order to keep him away from his sister, who accused him of assault. Heidemann announced his resignation at the Capitol alongside Gov. Dave Heineman. The Elk Creek farmer also stepped down as the running mate of Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts. Heidemann said he disagrees with the statements made about him, but decided not to fight to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583932872014-09-09T10:01:02.521-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T10:01:02.521-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393287@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:01:02 MDT