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McDonald’s Revamps Grilled Chicken to Cut Ingredients

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NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s says it’s simplifying its grilled chicken recipe to remove ingredients people might not recognize, the …Read More

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Economic Report Points to Slow Growth in Nebraska, Midwest

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report suggests slow economic growth is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states. The …Read More

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Longtime UNL Chancellor Plans to Step Down Next Year

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Longtime University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman plans to step down in 2016 after more than …Read More

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Keith Urban to Perform at Nebraska State Fair

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Four-time Grammy Award winner and American Idol judge Keith Urban will bring his “Raise ‘Em Up Tour 2015” to the …Read More

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North Platte Weather-April 1

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Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 9 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/1): Someone You Used to Know

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Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not a criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped or …Read More

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Proposed Fuel-Tax Increase Divides Nebraska Lawmakers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided …Read More

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Sammantha Roundy, of Maxwell, studies for the GED exam Tuesday in the Adult Education Center at NPCC. The number of people taking GED tests is increasing. (Courtesy Photo)

GED Sign-Ups On the Rebound at NPCC

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The number of students taking the General Educational Development exam through NPCC is on the rise. Sign-ups declined dramatically last …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of March 23)

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Aaron  Lee O’Brien, 24, Wallace NE and Lauren Elizabeth Carl, 22, North Platte   Andrew Scott Peters, 32, North Platte …Read More

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Officials Investigate Suspicious Package at Nebraska Capitol

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials are investigating a suspicious package found on the second floor of the Nebraska Capitol. The …Read More

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US Gives Threatened Status to Northern Long-Eared Bat

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DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is declaring one of North America’s most widely distributed bats a threatened species because …Read More

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States Increasing Production Caps for Microbreweries

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PHOENIX (AP) — Legislatures around the country are passing laws to allow microbreweries with restaurants to increase production of craft …Read More

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Boy, 17, Arrested in Connection to Shooting of Omaha Student

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a …Read More

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Nebraska Man Sentenced to More Than 17 Years for Child Pornography

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Nebraska man who was arrested during a North Dakota sting operation has been sentenced to …Read More

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Man’s Body Found in Northeast Omaha Yard

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Homicide detectives are investigating the slaying of a man whose body was found in a northeast …Read More

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Columbus Woman Gets Prison for Chase, Theft

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 20-year-old Columbus woman who crashed a stolen pickup has been sent to prison for theft …Read More

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Fire at Omaha Recycling Center Blankets City in Smelly Haze

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Smoke from a large fire at an Omaha recycling center wafted across the city and lingered …Read More

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Trial Set for Woman Accused of Drowning Puppy at Grand Island Airport

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A June trial has been scheduled for a Florida woman accused of drowning a puppy …Read More

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FBI Identifies Man Killed After NSA Shooting

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FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The FBI has identified a man fatally shot at a National Security Agency gate after …Read More

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Police Identify Driver Killed in South Lincoln Accident

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two drivers involved in a fatal collision in south Lincoln. …Read More

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NCAA Reports Homers up Significantly Midway Through Season

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Home runs are up 39 percent in Division I baseball compared with the first half of the …Read More

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NPCC Knights Softball Sweeps Hastings JV

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The North Platte Community College Knights softball team swept a doubleheader over the Hastings College Junior Varsity Lady Broncos by …Read More

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King Stifles Jays In Front of Record Crowd

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Lincoln – In front of 7,319 fans, the largest crowd ever for a regular-season game between Nebraska and Creighton in …Read More

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Son of Rockies’ Axford in Stable Condition after Snake Bites

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The 2-year-old son of Colorado Rockies pitcher John Axford is in stable condition a week after …Read More

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Royals Release Veteran Infielder Rafael Furcal

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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have released three-time All-Star shortstop Rafael Furcal, two weeks after he signed …Read More

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Tarin Smith Announces Decision to Transfer

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Lincoln – University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday evening that freshman guard Tarin Smith has decided …Read More

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‘Dash For Cash’ Helps Fund Local Schools

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KEARNEY, Neb. – Saturday night’s Storm game against the Fargo Force marked the second annual ‘Dash For Cash’ night at …Read More

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AP Newsbreak: AP Study Projects Average MLB Salary Tops $4M

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NEW YORK (AP) — An eye-popping baseball record will be set even before the first pitch of the 2015 season …Read More

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Briana Holman when playing for LSU before transferring to Nebraska.

Huskers’ Holman Named to U.S. Collegiate National Team

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nebraska junior volleyball player Briana Holman is one of 12 players selected to the U.S. Collegiate National …Read More

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Big Ten Shines Bright with Final Four in Own Backyard

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — It has been a very good year so far for the Big Ten. First Ohio State won …Read More

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