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Nebraska Senators Pass Cannabis Study for Seizure Sufferers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents suffering from intractable seizures could have one more treatment option under a medical cannabis …Read More

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More Unanswered Questions in Search for Missing NP Teens

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After another full day of searching on Thursday, there are still no answers in the search for Lexi Wiezorek and …Read More

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Nebraska Farm, Ranch Tourism Bill Passes

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farmers and ranchers who open their property to tourists could be shielded from certain lawsuits under …Read More

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Scottsbluff Man Accused of Forgery and Taking Dad’s Check Book

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GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 27-year-old Scottsbluff man who faces three drug charges also is accused of stealing from his …Read More

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Personal Property Tax Break for Nebraska Businesses Passes

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax exemption under a bill passed by …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Pass Licenses Bill for Deferred Youths

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts now faces the decision to uphold or withdraw his predecessor’s policy of …Read More

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Man Who Shot at Lexington Officers Scheduled for Sentencing

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LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A June sentencing has been scheduled for a 26-year-old man convicted for an exchange of gunshots …Read More

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Survey: US Schools Beef Up Safety Measures

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A government survey finds that public schools have beefed up school security measures with safety drills and …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/21): Common Side Effects Include Dry Mouth and Diarrhea

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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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North Platte Weather-May 21

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Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. …Read More

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Weather Delays Opening of 9 Public Swimming Pools in Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nine public swimming pools in Lincoln will open two days later than planned because recent rain …Read More

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Omaha Officer Killed by Gunman Shot Above Protective Vest

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The police chief of Nebraska’s largest city says an Omaha police officer killed in the line …Read More

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Omaha Mayor Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Slain Officer

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has ordered flags in city to be lowered to half-staff in honor …Read More

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Nebraska Who Testified Home Was Drug Temple Is Convicted

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YORK, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska woman who testified that her home was a temple of drugs has been convicted …Read More

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3 Teens Arrested on Suspicion of Burglary in Grand Island

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Three teens have been arrested on suspicion of burglary in Grand Island. Police arrested two …Read More

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Study: Local Lockups Can Be More Pricey to Run Than Thought

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NEW YORK (AP) — Running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought. A study released Thursday by …Read More

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Police Officer, Suspect Killed in Omaha Shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha’s police chief says an officer shot while helping serve an arrest warrant has died, as has …Read More

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Children of Couple Accused of Killing Omaha Boy, Mother to Remain in Custody

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The children of a Nebraska couple facing charges in connection with the deaths of a woman …Read More

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Authorities Say Driver in 8-Vehicle Nebraska Crash Was Distracted

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tLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a semitrailer that started an eight-vehicle crash in eastern Nebraska was …Read More

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Better Access for Handicapped Desired for Uber, Lyft

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Lincoln residents want ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft to provide better access for …Read More

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Broncos DE Antonio Smith under investigation in Texas

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith is under investigation in Texas over a criminal allegation the …Read More

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McKenry’s homer lifts Rockies to 7-3 win over Phillies

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DENVER (AP) — Michael McKenry hit a two-run homer and Jorge De La Rosa became Colorado’s career strikeouts leader as …Read More

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Kyle Kubat made his 43rd career start on Thursday (Photo Courtesy Nate Olsen/NU Media Relations)

Huskers Eliminated from Big Ten Tournament

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Minneapolis – The No. 8 seed Nebraska baseball team (34-23) had a 7-3 lead heading into the bottom of the …Read More

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Matthew Charles White Death Notice

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Matthew Charles White, 44, of Nebraska, died in North Platte, NE on May 12, 2015. Cremation was chosen. A Wake …Read More

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Phillies stay hot with 4-2 win over Rockies; Stubbs Optioned to Albuquerque

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DENVER (AP) — Rookie Severino Gonzalez pitched five solid innings, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado …Read More

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Scott Schreiber was 3-for-4 with a RBI in the loss (Photo Courtesy Nate Olsen/NU Media Relations)

Huskers Drop Opener in Big Ten Tournament, 3-2

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Minneapolis – The No. 8 seed Nebraska baseball team (34-22) had a 2-0 lead after the top of the sixth, …Read More

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Guthrie throws 6 scoreless innings; Royals top Reds 7-1

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds …Read More

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Pictured from left to right are: MPCC President Ryan Purdy, Higgins and Area Vice-President of Academic Affairs and NPCC Jody Tomanek.

Higgins, Thalken Honored at MPCC Board of Governors Meeting

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Janelle Higgins, NPCC softball coach, was presented with the Region IX Division II Coach of the Year Award during the …Read More

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