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Flu Hospitalizations of Elderly Reach Record High, CDC Says

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NEW YORK (AP) — Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are …Read More

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2 Arrested in Nebraska Panhandle Counterfeiting Probe

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DALTON, Neb. (AP) — Two people have been arrested as authorities investigate the passing of counterfeit money in the Nebraska …Read More

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Hot Sheets (1/30): Some Eye Drops and a Cup of Coffee, Please?

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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 30

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Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. …Read More

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Renters Could Benefit from Nebraska Property Tax Measure

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Renters and some homeowners could end up saving money under a proposed income tax credit in …Read More

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Nebraska Plant Giving Away Tons of Rotten Beets

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Western Sugar Cooperative officials say the co-op must dispose of 10,000 tons of rotten sugar beets …Read More

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Nebraska Governor, Ag Director Announce Annual Ag Conference

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An annual state agriculture conference is expected to focus on helping small and mid-sized Nebraska farmers …Read More

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Nebraska Marriage Fee Proposal Still Waiting for a Vote

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to raise the cost of marriage licenses issued by Nebraska counties has yet to …Read More

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Federal Judge Won’t Delay Nebraska Gay Marriage Lawsuit

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge won’t delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska’s gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme …Read More

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Yellowstone Oil Spill Fuels Arguments Over Keystone Pipeline

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of …Read More

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Man Charged in Death of Fremont Boy Found Outside in Frigid Weather

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Omaha man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Fremont teenager …Read More

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Woman Accused in Grand Island Puppy Drowning Arrested on Florida Theft Warrant

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Florida woman accused of drowning a puppy at a Nebraska airport has been arrested …Read More

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Gallup Migrating Away from Phones in Favor of Online Polling

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gallup has long been known for phone polling, but the company is migrating away from that …Read More

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Omaha Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder in Party Slaying

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been convicted of first-degree murder in connection to a shooting death at …Read More

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Omaha Man Pleads No Contest in Girlfriend’s Death

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder charges for strangling his girlfriend and …Read More

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No Injuries Reported in 2 Fires at High School in Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials have canceled classes for the rest of the day after two fires were set at …Read More

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Man Accused in 5-Year-Old Omaha Girl’s Death Takes Plea Deal

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 21-year-old man accused in the shooting death of a 5-year-old Omaha girl has taken a …Read More

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2nd Measles Case Confirmed in Eastern Nebraska

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed a second case of measles in a child residing in eastern Nebraska. …Read More

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Omaha Police Release Names of Officers Who Shot Woman

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha authorities have released the names of two police officers who shot a 39-year-old woman who …Read More

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Police: Victim in Omaha Park Shooting Has Died at Hospital

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a 46-year-old man who was shot earlier this week in a park has …Read More

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Vera Dee Johnson

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Vera Dee Johnson, 97 years, of North Platte, NE, passed away at Centennial Park Retirement Center in North Platte on …Read More

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Peyton Manning Still Considering his Future with Broncos

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PHOENIX (AP) — Peyton Manning is still mulling his future in the NFL. At a breakfast Friday to receive the …Read More

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Spring Game Tickets on Sale Feb. 4

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Nebraska fans will have their first opportunity to see Coach Mike Riley’s first Cornhusker football team at the Red-White Spring …Read More

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Huskers Look to Bounce Back vs. Minnesota on Saturday

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team looks for a bounce back performance Saturday afternoon, as the Huskers travel to Minneapolis to …Read More

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On Super Bowl Sunday, Veggies are Most Popular Food

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CHICAGO (AP) — While the gladiators of the NFL are clashing in Phoenix at the Super Bowl, the titans of …Read More

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Randolph’s Double-Double leads Grizzlies over Nuggets, 99-69

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are winning by bigger margins lately because they have returned to locking down …Read More

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No. 15 Nebraska Women hold off Illinois, 59-57

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tear’a Laudermill scored 16 points and Natalie Romeo hit a late 3-pointer to help No. 15 …Read More

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3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star Reserves

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NEW YORK (AP) — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague have been picked as reserves for the Eastern Conference …Read More

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