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Air Ambulance Service to Launch at Great Plains Health


Great Plains Health will launch a new medical air ambulance service in the region beginning Nov.1. The new service, owned …Read More

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Domestic Violence Program Hosts Community Awareness Luncheon


Domestic violence is a national epidemic that affects families across the nation, even right here in North Platte. The Community …Read More

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US Journalist to Head Home After Ebola Recovery


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola will soon head home to Rhode Island …Read More

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Government Ups Airbag Warning to 7.8 Million Vehicles


DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air …Read More

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Nebraska Health Care Cost Dispute Still Unresolved


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A letter from one of Nebraska’s biggest medical networks suggests a costs dispute with a major …Read More

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Hastings Drowning Likely an Accident, Officials Say


HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Hastings authorities say an investigation shows the drowning of a 92-year-old man likely was an accident. …Read More

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North Platte Weather-October 22


Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind …Read More

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Hot Sheets (10/22): Unexpected Results

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

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Added Enforcement Continues for Husker Home Games


An increased Nebraska State Patrol presence will continue for the remaining Husker home football games. Troopers and communication specialists with …Read More

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Official: Heineman Wasn’t Told of Prisons Program


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of Nebraska’s prison system says Gov. Dave Heineman wasn’t told about a temporary inmate …Read More

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Regional News

Ex ConAgra Exec Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Omaha


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former ConAgra sales executive is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 12 in Omaha for …Read More

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Nebraska Trucker Returns Bull Mastiff to Arizona Owners


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost pooch on a long haul back to its …Read More

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Lincoln Woman Faces Charges in Man’s Fall from SUV


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 34-year-old Lincoln woman has surrendered to face charges in the fatal fall of a man …Read More

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Lincoln Man Sentenced for Stabbing Stepfather


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man who stabbed his stepfather has been sentenced to between 20 months and five …Read More

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Investigators: Secret Service Use ‘Problematic’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A new government investigation questions a Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the …Read More

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Lincoln Observatory Offers Eclipse Viewing Spot


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Observatory will be open to the public on Thursday to provide …Read More

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Apple Issues Security Warning for iCloud

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid …Read More

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Woman Slain in Northeast Nebraska’s Knox County


VERDIGRE, Neb. (AP) — A man has been taken into custody, suspected of shooting to death a 66-year-old woman in …Read More

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Woman Named to Southeast Nebraska Judgeship


FAIRBURY, Neb. (AP) — The governor has appointed a Fairbury lawyer to a county court judgeship in southeast Nebraska. On …Read More

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Omaha Man Pleads Not Guilty in Omaha Jewelry Store Slaying


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges stemming from the slaying …Read More

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Other News

World Series Rating for Opener Drops to Low

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating …Read More

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Limited Number of Non-Conference Tickets Available

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Lincoln – The University of Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office announced Wednesday that a limited number of men’s basketball non-conference tickets will go on …Read More

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Huskers Set to Battle Nittany Lions, Buckeyes

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The Nebraska soccer team looks to continue its momentum from back-to-back wins when the Huskers travel to No. 7 Penn …Read More

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NBA Owners Vote Down Lottery Reform

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NEW YORK (AP) — NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league’s draft lottery system, staving off efforts …Read More

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Jamaal Charles

Chiefs’ Charles Passes Battery of Concussion Tests

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs insisted Wednesday that Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests …Read More

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Whopper of a Bill for NCAA in O’Bannon Lawsuit

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The bill has come in for former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon’s successful court challenge of …Read More

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British Government Wants an NFL Team in London

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LONDON (AP) — The British government wants an NFL team based in London. George Osborne, the British treasury chief, told …Read More

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Randy Gregory

Gregory Named Lott IMPACT Trophy Quarterfinalist

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Nebraska junior defensive end Randy Gregory is one of 20 standout defenders who were been named as quarterfinalists for the …Read More

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New-Look NBA: A Player’s Perspective, Paul Pierce

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season …Read More

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