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Don Stenberg

Nebraska Students to Be Awarded Scholarships

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg and First National Bank of Omaha will present scholarships to winners …Read More

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Nebraska Makes it Easier to Monitor Drivers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is making it easier for companies to monitor the driving records of employees who drive …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Governor Hopefuls Say Vets Home Decision Stands

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s candidates for governor say they won’t interfere with a decision to build the new Central …Read More

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Kenneth Valentine

NP Man Charged with Felony Assault, Child Abuse

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A 27-year-old North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a couple. At around 8:45 p.m., on Wednesday, …Read More

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Chauncey Mendoza

NP Man Accused of Trying to Hit Man, Police Cruiser with Vehicle

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A game of chicken involving a resident and a North Platte police cruiser has landed a North Platte man in …Read More

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Hot Sheets (10/30): Is This a Rerun?

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

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North Platte Weather-October 30

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 …Read More

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Sen. Steve Lathrop

Nebraska Furlough Program Released Violent Inmates Early

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of a legislative committee says 162 Nebraska inmates convicted of violent crimes were freed …Read More

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Amanda Pecor

Hastings Woman Gets 5 Years in Son’s Death

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HASTINGS, Neb. — A 30-year-old Nebraska woman whose oldest son is charged with killing his little brother has been sentenced …Read More

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Governor Heineman to Testify on Nebraska Prisons

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is expected to appear Wednesday before a legislative committee that’s investigating Nebraska’s prison …Read More

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Regional News
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Former Employee Sues Merrick County Sheriff

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CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former office manager at a Nebraska county sheriff’s office is suing the sheriff after …Read More

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Cemetery Near Beatrice to Be Privately Operated

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BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A small pioneer cemetery near Beatrice will be reopened and privately run under a new Nebraska …Read More

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Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine with Bike Ride

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — All but daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse …Read More

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Official: At Least 2 Dead in Kansas Airport Crash

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power …Read More

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Lincoln Police Arrest 3 in Connection to Shooting

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Lincoln have arrested three men in connection to the August shooting death of a …Read More

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Eric Frien

Halloween Cancelled as Manhunt Continues for Suspected Cop Killer

National News

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — There won’t be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for suspect …Read More

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Wastewater Powering Innovation Campus Heating

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln’s wastewater is helping heat and cool a building on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Innovation Campus. …Read More

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Nikko Jenkins

Omaha Killer Mentions Congressman in Outburst

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Convicted Omaha killer Nikko Jenkins, whose release from prison last year has been dragged into the …Read More

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Would-Be Omaha Intruder Dies, Police Say

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was shot while trying to break into a northeast Omaha home …Read More

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Authorities Capture Iowa Student Amid Lockdown

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in northwest Iowa say several schools are no longer on lockdown after a 16-year-old …Read More

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Big Ten Wrestling Opens 2014-15 Campaign This Week

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The 2014-15 Big Ten wrestling season begins this weekend, with six conference teams taking the mat. On Saturday, Nebraska …Read More

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NFL Seeks to Dismiss Ex-Players’ Painkillers Suit

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege …Read More

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Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Giants

Bumgarner’s Series Caps Headed to Hall of Fame

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner’s World Series performance earned him a spot in the Hall of Fame — …Read More

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Scoring Change gives Affeldt Game 7 Win

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Madison Bumgarner will have to settle for the longest save in World Series history rather than a Game 7 win. …Read More

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Nuggets Open with 89-79 Win over Pistons

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DENVER (AP) — Kenneth Faried scored 22 points and had 17 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets opened the season Wednesday …Read More

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Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in Series Game 7

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off …Read More

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Huskers Open Season with Big Red Tip-Off

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Lincoln – Fans got their first chance to see the 2014-15 Nebraska basketball teams Thursday night as both the Husker men and …Read More

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BTN Announces Coverage of 2014 B1G Fall Championships & Tournaments

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CHICAGO – BTN will provide extensive coverage of the 2014 Big Ten fall championships and tournaments, including live broadcasts during the …Read More

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Alex Smith

Chiefs QB Smith to Practice after Shoulder Injury

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith plans to practice Wednesday despite spraining his troublesome throwing shoulder in …Read More

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