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Hirshfeld’s, Miss Nebraska Organization to Host ‘Crowns and Gowns Event’

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If you are into pageants and prom, or if you just like bling and pretty girls, the Quality Inn is …Read More

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Hot Sheets (1/27): Free Rides to Lincoln!

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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-January 27

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West …Read More

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Measles Outbreak That Began at Disneyland Grows to 87 Cases

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases. The California Department of …Read More

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Nebraska Bill to Allow 24/7 Liquor Sales Draws Opposition

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to eliminate bar closing times in Nebraska is drawing stiff opposition from cities as …Read More

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New Walmart Supercenter Opening in Ogallala

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A new Walmart Supercenter is opening Wednesday, Jan. 28, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store …Read More

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Keno Bill Again Sparks Debate in Nebraska Legislature

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska bill that would eliminate the mandatory waiting time between keno games is again facing …Read More

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Nebraskans Call on Senators to Preserve Cigar Bar Status Quo

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cigar aficionados are calling on Nebraska lawmakers to exclude cigar bars from the state’s smoking ban. …Read More

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Chadron State Locks Dorms, But Tale of Armed Man Was False

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Chadron State College officials have said a report about an armed man on campus proved to …Read More

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Electric-Powered Bicycle Bill Advance by Nebraska Lawmakers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would treat electric-assist bicycles the same as regular bikes has won first-round approval …Read More

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Regional News
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Residents Want Special Prosecutor in Denver Police Shooting of Teen

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DENVER (AP) — A day after Denver police shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a stolen car, some residents …Read More

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Woman, 24, Held in Death of Baby Found at Recycling Center

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ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a 24-year-old woman in the death of her newborn baby boy whose …Read More

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Omaha Leaders Urge Shooting Witnesses to Come Forward

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha community leaders are urging anyone with information about Saturday’s shooting that left three dead and …Read More

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Police: Boy Fatally Shot Playing Cops and Robbers

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EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Police in Minnesota say a 15-year-old boy unintentionally fatally shot his 13-year-old brother while playing “cops …Read More

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Lincoln Chief: Downtown Cameras Haven’t Proven Useful Yet

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Security cameras that have been watching over Lincoln’s downtown bar scene haven’t produced anything useful in …Read More

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Bellevue Man Dies at Hospital After Fire Erupts in Apartment

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BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died at an Omaha hospital where he was taken after a …Read More

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18-Year-Old Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Fremont Man

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in the shooting death of …Read More

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Man in Critical Condition After Omaha Drive-By Shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man is in critical condition at a hospital following a drive-by shooting outside …Read More

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Fight Ends Demonstration Honoring Omaha Shooting Victims

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A demonstration honoring three Omaha shooting victims killed when gunmen opened fire on a party this …Read More

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Patrol: 4 Dead, 1 Injured in SUV-Pickup Crash in Colorado

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DENVER (AP) — Authorities say four people are dead and one is injured following a crash in Weld County in …Read More

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Eugenia (Jeannie) Reynolds

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Eugenia (Jeannie) Reynolds passed away January 26, 2015 at St. Mary’s Manor in Blue Springs, Missouri. Born May 20, 1921 …Read More

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Clippers Ride Crawford’s Shooting to 102-98 Win over Nuggets

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 21 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles …Read More

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Richard Charles “Rick” Hodgen

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Richard Charles “Rick” Hodgen, Jr., 61, formerly of North Platte, passed away Jan. 18, 2015 in San Francisco, CA. He …Read More

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Mark R. Fiedler

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Mark R. Fiedler, 55, of North Platte, passed away January 23, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.  He was …Read More

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Sandra Anne Gosnell

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Sandra Anne Gosnell, 72, of Maxwell, passed away January 25, 2015 at Great Plains Health. She was born April 17, …Read More

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No. 20 Iowa Women Rally, beat No. 15 Nebraska 78-72 in OT

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ally Disterhoft scored all 20 of her points in the second half and overtime to …Read More

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NPCC Lady Knight Volleyball Signs Maxwell’s Blake

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Maxwell Wildcat Tracy Blake is the latest to sign with the North Platte Community College Lady Knight Volleyball team. Blake, …Read More

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Maniohuta Archers to Host 4th Annual Youth Tournament

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North Platte’s Maniohuta Archery Club is hosting its 4th annual Youth 300 Tournament on Saturday, February 7. The cost is …Read More

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Defenseman Erik Johnson Out 3-to-8 Weeks with Knee Injury

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DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will be without top defenseman Erik Johnson for three to eight weeks due to …Read More

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Adam Ottavino, Rockies Agree on $1.3M, 1-Year Contract

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DENVER (AP) — Reliever Adam Ottavino and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $1.3 million, one-year contract that avoided …Read More

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Manfred Faces Long List of Issues as New Baseball Commish

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NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred’s desk on the 31st floor of baseball’s Park Avenue offices was tidy on Monday, …Read More

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Arkansas AD Re-Elected as Playoff Selection Committee Chair

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long will serve another season as the chairman of the College Football …Read More

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