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Hot Sheets (12/19): Now You’ve Done It

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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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North Platte Weather-Weekend

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Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 13. …Read More

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Nebraska, Oklahoma Challenge Colorado Marijuana Legalization

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s legalization of marijuana unconstitutional. …Read More

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OSHA Cites Kearney Plant

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have cited a Kearney manufacturing plant for workplace safety violations they say led to …Read More

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Nebraska Deputy Sheriff Enters Plea in Accident

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A Dawes County deputy sheriff has pleaded no contest to a citation stemming from a traffic …Read More

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Simants to Remain in Custody

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln County District judge has ordered a man who killed six members of a …Read More

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Nativity Scene at Nebraska Capitol Draws Criticism

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Chicago-based group will set up a Nativity scene inside the Nebraska Capitol this week, drawing …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/18): Anger Has Many Faces

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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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North Platte Weather-December 18

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Today A chance of freezing drizzle before 9am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33. South southwest …Read More

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Marge Kouba, nurse educator for Mid-Plains Community College, moves as enteral feeding pump Wednesday in the Health and Science Center. Kouba is retiring after nearly 40 years in the nursing profession.

NPCC Nursing Instructor to Retire After 40 Years

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She’s spent her life caring for others, now Marge Kouba is getting the chance to enjoy some time to herself. …Read More

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Lincoln Woman Gets Probation for Embezzlement from Family Business

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln woman has been given probation for stealing money from employees at her family restoration …Read More

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Teen Charged with Robbing 99-Year-Old Woman

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WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have arrested 17-year-old who they say robbed a 99-year-old woman of her purse …Read More

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Ford Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford says it’s expanding a recall for faulty driver’s side air bag inflators to the entire U.S. …Read More

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Nebraska Man Sentenced in Gun Possession Case

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been sentenced up to 18 months in prison on a firearm charge …Read More

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Omaha Man Arrested in Crash That Killed Passenger

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Nebraska man faces a felony drunken driving charge in a crash that killed his …Read More

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Nebraska Businesses, Industries to Push for Roadwork

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska business leaders plan to push for a highway expansion project between Norfolk and Fremont. The …Read More

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Hastings Officials Push for Inmate Treatment Center

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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Officials in Hastings are pushing for a proposed Behavioral Health Treatment Center — intended to transition …Read More

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Omaha Man Charged with Sex Assault of Child

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 56-year-old Omaha man has been charged with sexually assaulting and molesting a 7-year-old girl in …Read More

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AP Investigation: Abused Kids Die as Authorities Fail to Protect

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BUTTE, Montana (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglect …Read More

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Nebraska Power Plant Taken Temporarily Offline

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska has been taken temporarily offline due to a lockout …Read More

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Comeau leads Penguins over Avalanche 1-0 in OT

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Comeau scored with 2:36 left in overtime to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Colorado Avalanche …Read More

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Huskers Announce Team Award Winners

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Senior I-back Ameer Abdullah led the way in team awards announced on Thursday. Abdullah was named the overall Team Most Valuable Player for …Read More

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Huskers Close Non-Conference Play with Big South Champs

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The No. 12 Nebraska women’s basketball team returns home for another clash with postseason-caliber competition when the Huskers play host …Read More

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Kris Medlan and Royals Agree to $8.5 Million, 2-Year Deal

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the …Read More

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NCAA Executive Backs Athlete Image Compensation

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oliver Luck isn’t changing his position about paying college athletes for the use of their names, images …Read More

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Manning Limited at Practice with Thigh Injury

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning is over his illness but not his injury. Denver’s quarterback was limited Thursday when …Read More

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Huskers Head to Hawaii for Diamond Head Classic

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After a break for final exams, the Nebraska basketball team concludes the non-conference portion of the schedule at the Hawaiian …Read More

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Broncos Re-Sign Tight End Dominique Jones

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have re-signed tight end Dominique Jones to their active roster and added offensive …Read More

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