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Ricketts leads Nebraska Capitol walk to promote wellness

January 24, 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is promoting health and wellness with a walk through the halls of the Nebraska Capitol with state officials and health advocates.

Ricketts was joined Thursday by University of Nebraska Baseball Head Coach Darin Erstad, Nebraska Sports Council Executive Director Dave Mlnarik, and Maggi Thorne, a regular on the show American Ninja Warrior.

The Nebraska Sports Council hosts the annual walk as part of its mission to promote health and active lifestyle choices.

More than 5,900 Nebraskans are current enrolled in the LiveWell Challenge, another fitness initiative hosted by the Nebraska Sports Council.

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