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Ricketts Appeals to Public to Flip Death Penalty Votes


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is ramping up pressure on lawmakers to try to keep them from …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Urge EPA to Back Biofuels Industry


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska senators are pushing the Environmental Protection Agency to hold its support for renewable fuels when …Read More

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Egg Prices Surge to Record on Shortage Caused by Bird Flu


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices surged to a record on Friday, a month after bird flu was first …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of May 18, 2015)


Brandon Shane Gosnell, 36, Maxwell NE and Ane Marie Sandman, 37, Maxwell NE   Joseph Floyd Sculley, 30, North Platte …Read More

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Emergency Meeting Called to Discuss Nebraska Death Penalty


GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The Hall County Board of Supervisors has called an emergency meeting to discuss legislation that …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/22): Fine, Don’t Look at the Camera

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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-Memorial Day Weekend


Today: Showers. High near 54. East southeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Pass Cannabis Study for Seizure Sufferers


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


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


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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Nebraska High Court Upholds Woman’s Life Sentence for Murder


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed the life sentence of a woman who killed her boyfriend’s …Read More

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Teen Hospitalized After Incident at Eastern Nebraska Lake


WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) — A teenage girl has been taken to a hospital after being injured at a state park …Read More

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Court: Nebraska Wrongly Ended Girl’s Home Care Benefit


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state’s Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to …Read More

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Terry Fator Returns to Nebraska State Fair


The Nebraska State Fair is bringing back singer, comedian and celebrity impressionist Terry Fator onSaturday, September 5, in the Heartland …Read More

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Norfolk Man Hospitalized After Being Rescued from Beneath Tractor


NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A 79-year-old Norfolk man has been hospitalized after being rescued from beneath a tractor. Longin Karel …Read More

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Weather Delays Opening of 9 Public Swimming Pools in Lincoln


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


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


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


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


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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State Track Results – LIVE UPDATES

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LIVE RESULTS FROM BURKE STADIUM   Friday’s Schedule of Events for Area Athletes – click link above for LIVE RESULTS …Read More

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Wind Energy Company: Proposed Lancaster County Noise Rules Too Restrictive

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A company says noise rules being drafted in Lancaster County are so restrictive they would discourage …Read More

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Sheryl Joan Mowers

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Sheryl Joan Mowers, age 74 of North Platte, passed away Thursday May 21, 2015. Sheryl was born on August 7, …Read More

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Dillon Named to USHL’s All-Rookie Team

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KEARNEY, Neb. – Tri-City Storm goaltender Alec Dillon was named to the USHL All-Rookie First Team Friday by the league’s …Read More

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Matthew Charles White

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Matthew Charles White, 44, of Sutherland, NE, died in North Platte, NE, on May 12, 2015. Matthew was born May …Read More

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No Bingo Saturday

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No Bingo this Saturday, May 23rd, at the Senior Center!

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NPCC to Host Mid-Plains Area All-Star Games

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  The Mid-Plains Area All Star games will be held June 5 at the McDonald-Belton Gymnasium with the girls’ game …Read More

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State Tennis Results

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  #1 Singles Results  –  Tanis Sack #2 Singles Results  –  Jordynn Simpson #1 Doubles Results  –  Olivia Nicholson & …Read More

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