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North Platte Weather-April 1

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Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 9 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (4/1): Someone You Used to Know

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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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Proposed Fuel-Tax Increase Divides Nebraska Lawmakers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided …Read More

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Sammantha Roundy, of Maxwell, studies for the GED exam Tuesday in the Adult Education Center at NPCC. The number of people taking GED tests is increasing. (Courtesy Photo)

GED Sign-Ups On the Rebound at NPCC

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The number of students taking the General Educational Development exam through NPCC is on the rise. Sign-ups declined dramatically last …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of March 23)

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Aaron  Lee O’Brien, 24, Wallace NE and Lauren Elizabeth Carl, 22, North Platte   Andrew Scott Peters, 32, North Platte …Read More

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Officials Investigate Suspicious Package at Nebraska Capitol

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials are investigating a suspicious package found on the second floor of the Nebraska Capitol. The …Read More

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CASH_MONEY

Chamber of Commerce: Counterfeit Bills Passed in North Platte

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The North Platte Area Chamber of Commerce is warning local businesses after counterfeit bills were passed in the North Platte …Read More

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gavel-more

Top Prosecutor Named for Box Butte County

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ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — The deputy county attorney for Cheyenne County has been named county attorney for Box Butte County. …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Nebraska Governor Unveils Redesigned State Website

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska governor’s official state website is sporting a new look. Gov. Pete Ricketts unveiled the …Read More

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Nebraska Panel Moves Bill to Legalize Ride-Sharing Services

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow Uber, Lyft and other ride-booking services to operate legally in Nebraska …Read More

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Regional News
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Man’s Body Found in Northeast Omaha Yard

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Homicide detectives are investigating the slaying of a man whose body was found in a northeast …Read More

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Columbus Woman Gets Prison for Chase, Theft

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 20-year-old Columbus woman who crashed a stolen pickup has been sent to prison for theft …Read More

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Fire at Omaha Recycling Center Blankets City in Smelly Haze

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Smoke from a large fire at an Omaha recycling center wafted across the city and lingered …Read More

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Cynthia Anderson

Trial Set for Woman Accused of Drowning Puppy at Grand Island Airport

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A June trial has been scheduled for a Florida woman accused of drowning a puppy …Read More

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FBI

FBI Identifies Man Killed After NSA Shooting

National News

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The FBI has identified a man fatally shot at a National Security Agency gate after …Read More

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Police Identify Driver Killed in South Lincoln Accident

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two drivers involved in a fatal collision in south Lincoln. …Read More

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Nebraska Appeals Court Rejects Bid of Robber Who Had Witness Shot

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska appeals court has rejected an appeal from an Omaha man serving up to 90 …Read More

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UNL

Nebraska Innovation Campus Repurposes Fairground Trees

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Innovation Campus has repurposed trees from the former State Fair Park for furniture at …Read More

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Driver Dies After Vehicle Rams Pole in Saline County

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TOBIAS, Neb. (AP) — A 49-year-old woman has been killed in a vehicle crash in western Saline County. The accident …Read More

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Lincoln Mother, Baby Escape Fire Through Basement Window

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln authorities say a woman broke a basement window to escape a house fire with her …Read More

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Other News
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King Stifles Jays In Front of Record Crowd

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Lincoln – In front of 7,319 fans, the largest crowd ever for a regular-season game between Nebraska and Creighton in …Read More

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John Axford with the St. Louis Cardinals

Son of Rockies’ Axford in Stable Condition after Snake Bites

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The 2-year-old son of Colorado Rockies pitcher John Axford is in stable condition a week after …Read More

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Royals Release Veteran Infielder Rafael Furcal

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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have released three-time All-Star shortstop Rafael Furcal, two weeks after he signed …Read More

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Tarin Smith (Photo from Twitter)

Tarin Smith Announces Decision to Transfer

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Lincoln – University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday evening that freshman guard Tarin Smith has decided …Read More

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‘Dash For Cash’ Helps Fund Local Schools

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KEARNEY, Neb. – Saturday night’s Storm game against the Fargo Force marked the second annual ‘Dash For Cash’ night at …Read More

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AP Newsbreak: AP Study Projects Average MLB Salary Tops $4M

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NEW YORK (AP) — An eye-popping baseball record will be set even before the first pitch of the 2015 season …Read More

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Briana Holman when playing for LSU before transferring to Nebraska.

Huskers’ Holman Named to U.S. Collegiate National Team

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nebraska junior volleyball player Briana Holman is one of 12 players selected to the U.S. Collegiate National …Read More

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Big Ten Shines Bright with Final Four in Own Backyard

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — It has been a very good year so far for the Big Ten. First Ohio State won …Read More

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Wisdom

Hazel Melvina Wisdom

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Hazel Melvina Wisdom, 96 years, of North Platte, NE, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, at North Platte Care Center. …Read More

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Three Huskers To Transfer

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Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Alexa Ethridge, Maddie Haggerty and Kira Larson …Read More

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Kyle Kubat (Photo from Twitter)

Kubat and Dilday Earn Big Ten Honors

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Lincoln – Following a 4-1 week for the Nebraska baseball team, that included a sweep of the nationally-ranked Texas Longhorns, …Read More

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