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Hot Sheets (5/30): Unforced Errors

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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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Nebraska Lawmakers Conclude Historic 2015 Session

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have concluded a 2015 session marked by high-profile votes on taxes, immigration, state spending …Read More

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Nebraska Court Upholds Return of Baby to Biological Parents

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld a decision to return a baby to its biological parents, …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of May 25, 2015)

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Christian Larsen Skov, 47, Hershey and Elizabeth Ann Johnson, 47, Hershey   John Dale Reinhardt, 49, Berthoud CO and Barbara …Read More

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Nebraskan Accused of Tying Up and Robbing Grandparents

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GERING, Neb. (AP) — Gering police are looking for a 24-year-old who’s accused of robbing his grandparents and tying them …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/29): What Goes Upper Must Come Downer

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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-Weekend

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Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near …Read More

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Ricketts Appoints New State Chief Information Officer

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed a new state chief information officer. Ed Toner will start …Read More

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Western Nebraska Bicyclist Killed After Being Hit by Truck

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BRIDGEPORT, Neb. (AP) — Police say a western Nebraska bicyclist has died after being hit by a truck pulling a …Read More

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Nebraska Legislature to End This Year’s Session Early

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are expected to end this year’s session with one day to spare. Speaker Galen …Read More

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Pavement Work Could Hamper Traffic in Northern Nebraska

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ATKINSON, Neb. (AP) — Resurfacing work is scheduled to begin next week on Nebraska Highway 11 in northern Nebraska. The …Read More

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More Cancer Success with Drugs That Enlist Immune System

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CHICAGO (AP) — A major study has shown that a drug targeting the body’s disease-fighting immune system may improve survival …Read More

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Father, Son Hospitalized After Northeast Omaha House Fire

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two men have been hospitalized with burns suffered in a fire that damaged a house in …Read More

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Fremont Man Convicted of Manslaughter in Best Friend’s Death

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old Fremont man is scheduled to be sentenced in July for the shooting death of …Read More

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Nebraska Woman Charged in Brother’s Booze Death

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A Fremont woman has been charged with helping a man who’s accused of providing alcohol to …Read More

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Teen Girl Charged with Making ‘Columbine’ Threat to School

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BOLTON, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old Massachusetts girl has been charged with making a threat to her school on social …Read More

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Manhunt Underway in Kansas After Officer Shot in Head

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NOWATA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two people are in custody and a manhunt is underway in southeastern Kansas after …Read More

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Driver Died at Hospital After Collision, Omaha Police Say

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old Omaha man has died after a collision between his pickup and a …Read More

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Nebraska Railroad Track Renovation to Be Completed in August

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Railroad is undertaking a major track renovation project on its main line east …Read More

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Omaha Man Convicted Robbing Banks While Wearing Electronic Monitoring Device

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been convicted of three counts of bank robbery and faces a potential …Read More

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Roger Edward Thalacker

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Roger Edward Thalacker, 91, of North Platte, NE, passed away at home on Friday, May 29, 2015. Roger was born …Read More

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Senior Will Lohman qualified for nationals in both the hammer throw and shot put. (Photo Courtesy Nate Olsen/NU Media Relations)

Huskers Secure Four More NCAA Championships Bids

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Austin, Texas – The Nebraska track and field team earned four more bids to the NCAA Championships on Friday, bringing …Read More

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Bettis loses No-No in 8th, but Rockies beat Phillies 4-1

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  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chad Bettis retired the first 18 batters and took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Troy …Read More

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Cain hits tiebreaking double in 8th, Royals beat Cubs 8-4

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  CHICAGO (AP) — Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI double and scored in a three-run eighth inning, and the …Read More

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Hulton Named USHL General Manager of The Year

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CHICAGO, Ill. – The United States Hockey League today announced that Tri-City Storm Head Coach and General Manager Jim Hulton …Read More

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Broncos sign Ryan Harris day after Ryan Clady’s injury

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  ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have signed veteran offensive lineman Ryan Harris a day after losing perennial …Read More

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Tierra Williams advanced to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season with a long jump PR 20-10 1/2 (6.36m). (Photo Courtesy Walt Middleton)

Five Huskers Earn NCAA Championships Bids

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Austin, Texas – Five members of the Nebraska track and field team punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships with …Read More

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Pauline Macke, 94, of Mullen, died Wednesday,May 27, 2015 at Pioneer Memorial Rest Home in Mullen Mass of Christian burial …Read More

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