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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of March 2)


Gerald Lee Rosenberg, 37, North Platte and Bobbie Jo Fuller, 35, North Platte   Chase Allen Miles, 22, North Platte …Read More

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Sen. Jim Smith

Fiscally Conservative Nebraska Lawmaker Seeks Higher Gas Tax


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A lawmaker known as a tax-cutting fiscal conservative is urging his colleagues to pass a fuel-tax …Read More

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Dave Heineman

Heineman to Pay $250 in Settlement Over UNL Job Application


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Gov. Dave Heineman has agreed to pay $250 to the state for using public resources …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Pass Bill to Increase Marriage License Fee


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to increase the cost of marriage license fees in Nebraska has passed in the …Read More

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Ricketts Grants Nebraska Nurse Practitioners More Authority


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Experienced nurse practitioners will no longer need to get a written agreement to consult with a …Read More

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72-Year-Old Man Dies in Custer County Crash


BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old man has died after an accident along Nebraska Highway 70 in …Read More

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Man Who Shot at Dawson County Cruiser Gets New, Shorter Sentence


LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A man who was convicted of shooting at an unoccupied Custer County Sheriff’s Office cruiser has …Read More

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Bill to Exempt Nebraska Zoos from Sales Tax Advances


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska zoos and aquariums could get a sales-tax break under a bill slated for debate in …Read More

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North Platte Weather-Weekend


Today: Sunny, with a high near 62. West northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/6): Daily Affirmations

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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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Regional News

Omaha Police Investigating Man’s Death as Homicide


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say they are investigating the death of an Omaha man as a homicide. Police …Read More

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Lincoln Police Unsure How Thieves Stole Hefty AC Unit from Roof


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police say they’re unsure how thieves were able to remove a hefty air conditioning unit from …Read More

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Woman Gets 63 Months for Robbing Suburban Omaha Bank


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 24-year-old woman has been given more than five years in prison for robbing a suburban …Read More

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Omaha Parents Worry About Replacement of Principal and Staff


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Parents are voicing concern about a grant that would bring new federal money to Wakonda Elementary …Read More

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Employees Escape Fire at Nebraska Tractor Salvage Business


LYONS, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say employees have escaped a massive fire at a longtime tractor salvage business in northeast …Read More

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Ringling Bros. Says Circus to Be Elephant-Free in 3 Years

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POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — Animal rights activists were stunned when the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & …Read More

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Nebraska Toy Company Gets Investment to Expand


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska toy company that specializes in developing and selling educational toys has attracted an investment …Read More

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Truck Hits Grand Island Clinic, Causes $100K in Damage


GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Grand Island police say a teenager was driving on a slippery road when he lost …Read More

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Beatrice, Crete Negotiate Merger of 911 Call Centers


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Talks are underway to merge the Crete and Beatrice 911 centers to save money and improve …Read More

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ACLU Threatens to Sue Bellevue Over Conduct Code


BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue has been threatened with a lawsuit by the Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties …Read More

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Other News
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AP Source: Chiefs Sign LB Josh Mauga to 3-Year Contract

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The Chiefs are bringing back linebacker Josh Mauga on a three-year deal, a person familiar with the move told The …Read More

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Brandon Marshall

Broncos Tender Top Tackler Marshall, 2 Others

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have tendered their three exclusive rights free agents, a group led by top …Read More

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NPCC to Face Northwest College in Region IX Semifinals

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The North Platte Community College Knights basketball team will play Northwest College in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) …Read More

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NPCC Knights Softball to Host Colby

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The North Platte Community College Knights softball team will be at home for the first time this season when they …Read More

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Avalanche’s MacKinnon Out 6-to-8 Weeks with Broken Foot

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DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will be without Nathan MacKinnon for at least six weeks after the speedy forward …Read More

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Royals’ Collins has Ligament Damage; Infante to get MRI Exam

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SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Royals reliever Tim Collins will seek a second opinion after an MRI exam revealed ligament damage …Read More

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Ex-Coach Accused of Striking Son, Girl, Won’t be Prosecuted

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha high school football coach won’t be prosecuted on allegations that he struck his …Read More

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