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Smith talks government, answers questions during visit with KHS students


John Verser

A class of government students at Kimball High School visit with Congressman Adrian Smith, left, last week. Smith spoke to the class and answered questions on a wide array of topics.

Congressman Adrian Smith talked about his work and answered questions about a variety of topics during a visit last week with a Kimball High School government class.

Smith, a Republican from Gering, represents 75 of the state's 93 counties as part of the third congressional district.

One issue that could affect many of the students soon is student loans. Smith cautioned the students not to "max out" the loans and accept too much money. At age 43, Smith said he has friends that are still paying back their student loans.

Smith said his top job as a congressman is to ensure opportunities for...

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