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Bill to Allow Higher Nebraska Branding Fees Advances

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The cost of brand inspections for cattle could rise to $1.10 per head under a bill …Read More

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Bill to Increase Nebraska Medicaid Reimbursements Advances

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill designed to increase Medicaid reimbursements from the estates of recipients …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/21): Times Not to Act Cool

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

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North Platte Weather-April 21

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Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in …Read More

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Fun Events Planned at Wildcat Hills Nature Center in Nebraska Panhandle

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GERING, Neb. (AP) — A series of workshops and other fun events for outdoor lovers is being planned at the …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Hash Out Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska senators will debate whether to legalize medical marijuana under a bill proponents say is aimed …Read More

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Nebraska Panel to Act on Fracking Water Proposal

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SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is scheduled to act Wednesday on an application for …Read More

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Trees Planted in Fire-Damaged Areas of Nebraska Panhandle

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — More than 40,000 trees are being planted in northwest Nebraska again this spring to help the …Read More

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NFB Foundation for Agriculture Honors FFA Advisors of the Year

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LINCOLN, NEB. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture (NFB Foundation for Agriculture) along with the Nebraska Farm Bureau …Read More

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Traffic Stop Near North Platte Yields 70 Pounds of Pot

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A traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County led to the seizure of 70 lbs. of marijuana and one …Read More

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Fire Officials: 1 Person Seriously Injured in Blast at Omaha Home

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one person was seriously hurt following an explosion inside an Omaha home. Fire officials …Read More

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Kraft Mac and Cheese Shedding the Dyes

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NEW YORK (AP) — This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in …Read More

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Report: Lincoln Fire Chiefs Retaliated Against Whistleblower

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln’s public safety director plans to create a task force to see if the Lincoln Fire …Read More

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Nebraska Man Charged with Strangling Estranged Wife in Iowa

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been charged with strangling his estranged wife in Sioux City. Sioux …Read More

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Patrol IDs Nebraskan Killed in North Dakota Motorcycle Crash

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MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The Highway Patrol has identified a Nebraska man who died in a crash in northern North …Read More

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Music Legend Willie Nelson to Roll Out Own Brand of Marijuana

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DALLAS (AP) — Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out …Read More

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Dallas Police Say Baby Killed by Family Pit Bull

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DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a 2-month-old boy has died after being attacked by his family’s pet pit bull …Read More

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Stolen Puppy Recovered in Lincoln; Woman Charged with Theft

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old woman has been charged with stealing a puppy from a yard in Lincoln. Police …Read More

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Former Nebraska Bank Teller Who Paid Bank Back Gets Probation

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BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A former teller in Beatrice has been given 36 months of probation and 60 hours of …Read More

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Former Nebraska Union Official Sentenced for Stealing Over $100K

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former union official who was convicted of embezzling more than $100,000 from the group he …Read More

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Storm to Host Game 1 of Conference Final Friday

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KEARNEY, Neb. – While the Storm are still waiting to find out its counterpart for the upcoming Western Conference Final …Read More

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Nebraska Baseball Academy Returns to North Platte

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The Nebraska Baseball Academy is returning to North Platte this summer to help local ballplayers hone their skills. The camp …Read More

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MPCC ‘s Viers Wins Bull Riding at University of Nebraska Rodeo

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Tyler Viers of the Mid-Plains Rodeo team won the bull-riding event with 79 points at   the University of Nebraska-Lincoln rodeo …Read More

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Volquez Leads Royals to 7-1 Over Twins in Series Opener

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair …Read More

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Lyle L. Andersen

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Lyle L. Andersen, age 83, local businessman, passed away April 19, 2015, after battling multiple health problems for several years. …Read More

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Rockies Activate De La Rosa from DL, Move Down Oberg

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DENVER (AP) — Left-hander Jorge De La Rosa has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies …Read More

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Huskers Host Wildcats Tuesday Night

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Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team (29-13, 6-6 Big Ten) is set to host its final non-conference home game of …Read More

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BTN Picks Up 2 Nebraska Baseball Games

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Lincoln – The Big Ten Network has announced that it will air two more Nebraska baseball games this season, as …Read More

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Chargers’ Woodhead, Dunlap Deflect Talk of LA, Rivers Trade

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chargers are still in San Diego and Philip Rivers is still their quarterback. That’s all …Read More

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Chiefs’ Houston Skips Report Date for Offseason Program

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs reported for the start of their offseason program on Monday. Well, …Read More

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ESPN Expresses Concern Over Verizon’s New TV Packages

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NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is expressing concern that new television packages being offered by Verizon do not comply with …Read More

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Man Charged in Fight Over Whether LeBron or Jordan is Better

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball …Read More

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Tony Romo Pokes Fun at Pats with Deflated Football Joke

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo wants country fans to know that when he throws, his footballs are properly inflated. …Read More

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Raptor’s Lou Williams Wins NBA 6th Man Award

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NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams has won the NBA’s Sixth Man Award. He was honored as …Read More

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Obama Honors National Champion Buckeyes at White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring the national champion Ohio State football team, taking just a little bit …Read More

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Eagles Sign Quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-Year Deal

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Tim Tebow to a one-year contract, giving the 2007 Heisman Trophy …Read More

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