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Governor Announces Nebraska Job-Searching App

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(AP) — The state is launching a new mobile app for smartphones and tablets that will help Nebraskans search for …Read More

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Lexington Woman, Boyfriend Accused of Injuring Toddler Appear in Court

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(AP) — A Lexington woman and her boyfriend have been charged with child abuse, accused of injuring her 17-month-old son. …Read More

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Nebraska Teacher Convicted of Sexual Assaults on Girl

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(AP) — A 38-year-old western Nebraska man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a girl over several years. Richard Cobos, …Read More

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Arbor Day History, Celebrations Rooted in Nebraska

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(AP) — People across the nation will observe Arbor Day on Friday, but no state will celebrate with as much …Read More

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More Road Work Begins Monday in North Platte

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Yes, it’s true, more road work will begin in North Platte on Monday. According to the City of North Platte …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/23): Fashion Icons

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Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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North Platte Weather-April 23rd

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Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind …Read More

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Heineman Vetoes Nurse Practitioner Regulation Bill

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(AP) — Nurse practitioners will still need to collaborate with physicians in order to practice in Nebraska, after the governor …Read More

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(UPDATED) Family Seeks Help in Finding Missing Cozad Girl

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UPDATE (April 23, 2014 6:30 a.m.) Kelsey’s mother, Megan Essex, issued the following statement to the Post Wednesday morning: “Kelsey …Read More

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Nebraska Legislative Candidate Faces Tax Lien

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(AP) — A Scottsbluff legislative candidate says he’s been working with the IRS to eliminate a $30,500 tax lien. Scottsbluff …Read More

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Woman Gets Prison for Stealing from Lincoln Hotel

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(AP) — A 60-year-old woman has been sentenced to several years in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from a …Read More

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Heineman Touts Nebraska Jobs for Veterans

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(AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is hoping to lure military veterans to Nebraska with a campaign touting good jobs for …Read More

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Boy Says He Sang Gospel Song, Abductor Freed Him

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(AP) — A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being …Read More

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Police: 2 Beaten to Death in Houston Nursing Home

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(AP) — A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with …Read More

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New Policy Guides Use of Pinnacle Bank Arena Suite

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(AP) — A new policy developed by the mayor’s staff will guide use and rental of the city’s suite at …Read More

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Neb. Banking Director to Retire in May

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(AP) — Nebraska’s Director of Banking and Finance, John Munn, has announced his retirement, and Gov. Dave Heineman has named …Read More

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Rape Charges Added in Missouri Girl’s Death

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(AP) — A southwest Missouri youth football coach accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl is now facing rape …Read More

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Man Seeks to Hide ‘Murder’ Tattoo Before Trial

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(AP) — A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word “murder” …Read More

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Lincoln Man Faces Charges in Wife’s Death

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(AP) — A Lincoln man has been accused of killing his wife. Forty-one-year-old Kent Burklund was arrested Monday and booked …Read More

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Driver Dies in Omaha Crash

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(AP) — Authorities say the driver of a sport utility vehicle has died in a central Omaha crash. Omaha police …Read More

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James Edward Wonch

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James Edward Wonch, age 83 of Stapleton, passed away April 23, 2014. Funeral service will be 9:00 a.m. Tuesday April …Read More

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Dorothy Harriet Ogden Hecht

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Dorothy Harriet Ogden Hecht, formerly of Wallace, 96, died April 22, 2014 at Linden Court in North Platte, NE. Dorothy …Read More

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Clady Blazing the Comeback Trail in Denver

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — As far as Peyton Manning is concerned, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders isn’t the only offensive reinforcement …Read More

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Odetta Vetter

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Odetta Vetter, age 82 formerly of Stapleton, passed away September 13, 2013 in Tempe, AZ. Christian Wake Service will be …Read More

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North Platte American Legion Baseball Announces the 2014 Hall of Fame Class

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The North Platte American Legion Baseball program has announced that three individuals and a state championship winning team will be …Read More

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NBA Playoff Schedule

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All Times EDT FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta 1, Indiana 1 Saturday, April 19: Atlanta 101, Indiana …Read More

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Broncos’ New Pass-Rush Tandem on Comeback Trail

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos pass-rushers DeMarcus Ware and Von Miller are a lot alike. Both collect lots of …Read More

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Morales Leads Rockies to 2-1 Win over Giants

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DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead homer leading off the fifth and Franklin Morales outdueled Madison Bumgarner, lifting …Read More

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