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Colorado to Defend Pot Law for 1st Time

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado is defending its pot law for the first time Friday in a filing due to the …Read More

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Authorities Investigating North Platte Grass Fire

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a grass fire burned for nearly two hours and threatened homes …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (3/27): How Did They See You?

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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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Today: Scattered snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 10am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Delay Vote to Repeal Prairie Dog Law

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have postponed a vote on bill that would prevent counties from killing black-tailed prairie …Read More

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Cody Olbricht

Scottsbluff Man Convicted of Beating Girlfriend’s 3-Year-Old

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A 25-year-old Scottsbluff man has been convicted of beating his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter. Court records say …Read More

Posted 19 hours ago | 1 Comment

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Chambers Faces Growing Criticism Over ISIS Comment

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group, and …Read More

Posted 20 hours ago | 2 Comments

NE Legislature

Nebraska Term-Limit Expansion Measure Triggers Debate

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters could once again decide whether to let lawmakers serve an extra four years in …Read More

Posted 1 day ago | 6 Comments

THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (3/26): Let’s All Put Our Thinking Caps On

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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-March 26

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Today: Isolated showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to …Read More

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Regional News
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State Patrol: 10-Year-Old Died in Crash Near Macy

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MACY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 10-year-old child has died in a crash off a state highway in northeast …Read More

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Adam Herman

Lincoln Man Who Tied Up, Terrorize Mom Gets 2-5 Years

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man who tied up and threatened to kill his mother has been given two …Read More

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Narcotics Dog Who Ingested Meth During Search Dies

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TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Barney, the Tacoma police narcotics dog that became sick after ingesting methamphetamine during a drug investigation, …Read More

Posted 18 hours ago | 2 Comments

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Fremont Police: 8-Year-Old Girl’s Death Not Suspicious

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the death of an 8-year-old girl who was injured before being involved in a …Read More

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Omaha Metro Area Getting Closer to Population of 1 Million

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area is edging closer to having a population of 1 million after …Read More

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5 People Watched for Ebola in Nebraska Still Healthy

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American aid workers brought to Nebraska who were exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone continue …Read More

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31-Year-Old Shows Up in Nebraska Court Nearly 12 Years Late

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man finally has faced the music in court for possessing alcohol when he was …Read More

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Judge Weighs Fate of Man Who Tried to Shoot Up Lincoln Classroom in 1992

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge is deciding what to do about a 66-year-old man who in 1992 tried to …Read More

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Police: Omaha Woman Raped After Meeting Man on Dating App

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a woman reported that she was gang-raped after a man she met on …Read More

Posted 22 hours ago | 1 Comment

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Nebraska Official Takes Plea Deal in County Theft Case

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NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — A county supervisor in northeast Nebraska has been convicted of theft. Sixty-three-year-old Harlan Brandt, of Oakdale, …Read More

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NPCC Unveils New Athletic Logo

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The Mid – Plains Community College Board of Governors approved new athletic logos for North Platte Community College. The full …Read More

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30 is the New 40 When it Comes to Home Runs These Days

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Whether it’s steroid testing, all those power arms in the bullpen or a lower strike zone, …Read More

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Cam Williams

NPCC Knights’ Williams Commits to Eastern Kentucky

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North Platte Community College Knights basketball player Cameron Williams, on his Twitter account, announced that he has verbally committed to …Read More

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Huskers Renew Rivalry with Texas

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Lincoln – This weekend the Nebraska baseball team (18-7, 3-0 Big Ten) will host the No. 16 Texas Longhorns (17-8, …Read More

Posted 19 hours ago | No Comments

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Huskers’ Miles and Billikens’ Crews To Coach in Reese’s Division I College All-Star Game

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 26, 2015) – The University of Nebraska’s Tim Miles and Jim Crews of Saint Louis University …Read More

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Randy Gregory

Ex-Husker DE Randy Gregory to NFL Media: I Failed Drug Tests

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Defensive end Randy Gregory says he’s tested positive for marijuana at the NFL scouting combine last …Read More

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