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NP Man Accused of Attempting to Steal Over $500 Worth of Goods from Walmart

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A 21-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly attempted to steal goods from Walmart. At …Read More

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Welfare Check Leads to Tense Moments in NP Neighborhood

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A North Platte man has been hospitalized for evaluation following a welfare check gone bad Tuesday afternoon. At around 3:45 …Read More

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Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff Gets Clean Survey

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Western Nebraska Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff recently received its fifth deficiency-free survey from the U.S. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (7/23): This Calls for a Spanking

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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-July 23

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Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a …Read More

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Michael Galindo

Man Convicted by Jury in Scottsbluff Store Robbery

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the case of a man charged with armed …Read More

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Mountain Lion Near Children in Chadron Shot

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A mountain lion has been shot south of Chadron after a man observed it crouching in …Read More

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Chadron Allows Backyard Chickens

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Backyard chicken enthusiasts can now own their own birds in the city limits of Chadron. The …Read More

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Nebraska Firefighting Air Stations, Planes Now Operational

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New airport stations designed to serve a firefighting plane in rural Nebraska are now up and …Read More

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Nebraska Fares Well in Annual Children’s Report

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has fared well in a new national study of children’s education and economic well-being. The …Read More

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Police Say Principal Caught Taking Drugs to Prison

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle …Read More

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Banners on Omaha Grain Elevator Silos Now Gone

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gone is the familiar sight of banners plastered on the side of towering grain elevator silos …Read More

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Amanda Asche

Nebraska Man Gets 20-Year Sentence in Fatal Wreck

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CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to two decades in prison for causing a fatal …Read More

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Couple Marries in Omaha’s Largest Cemetery

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska couple has chosen an unusual venue for their wedding. Janyl Jumadinova (juh-mah-DEEN’-oh-vah) and Oliver …Read More

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Trucker Hurt in Crash at Nebraska Rail Crossing

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HOMER, Neb. (AP) — A truck driver was injured when a locomotive ran into the trailer he was hauling in …Read More

Posted 1 day ago | 1 Comment

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Nebraska Authorities Investigating Fatal Wreck

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ST. PAUL, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they’re investigating a wreck that killed a 21-year-old Nebraska man. The Howard County …Read More

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2 Nebraska Men Plead No Contest in Beating Deaths

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two suspected gang members have pleaded no contest to manslaughter charges for the beating deaths of …Read More

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Nebraska Troopers Plan to Reduce Alcohol Incidents

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state troopers are planning to patrol Lancaster County lakes to help reduce alcohol-related accidents. The …Read More

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Several Fire Crews Battle Southern Nebraska Blaze

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FAIRFIELD, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters from several departments have been called in to battle a blaze at a farm implement …Read More

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Death of Baby Killed by Dog Ruled an Accident

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The death of a 7-month-old Indiana boy who was attacked and killed by a dog in …Read More

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Ines Julia Counts

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Ines Julia Counts, age 87 of North Platte, formerly of Lynch, NE passed away July 22, 2014 at the Sutherland …Read More

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Avalanche Sign F Ryan O’Reilly to 2-Year Deal

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DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have avoided arbitration with Ryan O’Reilly by signing the versatile forward to a two-year …Read More

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Cities to Meet with USOC About 2024

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer …Read More

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Broncos Owner Giving Up Control Due to Alzheimer’s

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DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer’s disease. …Read More

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Texas’ Strong Prefers Not Talking National Title

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DALLAS (AP) — New Texas coach Charlie Strong prefers not even talking about national championships. Strong said Tuesday in his …Read More

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McDermott Named to Team USA Select Team

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Doug McDermott and Victor Oladipo are among the 13 players named to the USA Basketball Select …Read More

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Royal Break Out for 7-1 Win Over White Sox

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CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a …Read More

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LaRoche’s HR Rallies Nationals Past Rockies, 7-4

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DENVER (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, Anthony Rendon had three hits and the …Read More

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LeBron Apologizes to Neighbors, Sends Cupcakes

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BATH, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the …Read More

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Christopher William Tidball

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Christopher William Tidball, 26, of North Platte, NE, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, NE. …Read More

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Seahawks Start Atop AP Pro32 Rankings

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 …Read More

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Elway Hits the Greens on Eve of Training Camp

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CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — The greens and not the greenbacks are what held John Elway’s attention on the …Read More

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Georgia Tech Dismisses 3 Players, Suspends Another

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ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech has dismissed wide receiver Anthony Autry and defensive linemen Darius Commissiong and Travin Henry and …Read More

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Bulls Sign Creighton’s Doug McDermott

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say they have signed Doug McDermott, their first-round draft pick and last season’s college …Read More

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Rivers Will Quit If Sterling Remains Owner

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons says coach Doc Rivers has told him he’ll quit …Read More

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Chargers, Woodhead Agree to 2-Year Extension

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers agreed to a two-year contract extension with running back Danny Woodhead. Woodhead …Read More

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Paterno Son, Other Former Assistant Sue Penn State

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university …Read More

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7 Ex-NFL Players Appeal Terms of Concussion Deal

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seven former professional football players are challenging a tentative class action settlement of NFL concussion claims. Their …Read More

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