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NP Man Accused of Stealing $1,000 Worth of Items from Walmart

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A 21-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly stole items from Walmart. At around 11:04 …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Gov. Rickets Signs Nebraska Veterans’ Bill Despite Concerns

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill to extend educational benefits to veterans and their spouses, …Read More

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Nebraska Nurse Practitioner Bill Wins Legislative Approval

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a bill designed to give nurse practitioners more independence. Senators voted 46-0 …Read More

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Senators Confirm Frakes as New Nebraska Corrections Director

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have confirmed Scott Frakes as the new director of Nebraska’s embattled corrections department. Senators on …Read More

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Hot Sheets (2/27): Survey Says…More Pills, More Powder

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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-Weekend

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Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -18. South southeast wind 6 to …Read More

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Nebraska Sen. Chambers Renews Push to Ban Cougar Hunting

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s longest-serving senator is pushing once again to end the state’s mountain lion hunting season. Sen. …Read More

Posted 23 hours ago | 4 Comments

Dustin Chauncey

Jurors Find Man Guilty in Death of Gering 2-Year-Old

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GERING, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been convicted of fatally beating of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter. After just …Read More

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Gov. Ricketts Signs Bill to Save Nebraska Cigar Bars

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill designed to keep the state’s cigar bars in …Read More

Posted 23 hours ago | 1 Comment

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Nebraska Lawmakers to Debate Pay for Petition Circulators

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Placing a ballot question before voters could get easier under a bill Nebraska lawmakers will debate …Read More

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CNH Announces More Layoffs at Grand Island Plant

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A farm implement plant in Grand Island will be eliminating the jobs of 136 more …Read More

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Ex-Sheriff’s Office Employee Drops Lawsuit Against Merrick County

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CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — Court records say a woman acquitted of theft has dropped a lawsuit she filed against …Read More

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Walthill Man Gets 3 Years for Punching Girlfriend

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WALTHILL, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska man has been sentenced to more than 3 years in prison for punching …Read More

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About 125 Workers Losing Jobs with Closure of Nebraska Plant

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WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — About 125 workers have been told they’ll be losing their jobs when a meat plant …Read More

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Nebraska City Mayor Resigns with Blast at City Council

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NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — The mayor of Nebraska City has resigned, saying he’d been undermined by some members of …Read More

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Bellevue Police: Burglary Suspect Arrested After Spotted Riding Child’s Bike

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BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A man has been arrested after Bellevue police say they spotted him pedaling on a child’s …Read More

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Omaha Chief Says Robbery Suspect Shot in Back by Officer

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer says a robbery suspect killed this week by police was shot …Read More

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Man Seeking Best Spot for Strip Club Near Grand Island

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln-based porn site operator is looking for the best spot near Grand Island to …Read More

Posted 1 day ago | 4 Comments

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Labs Extend Record as US Top Dog, But Bulldogs Make Waves

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NEW YORK (AP) — The American Kennel Club is releasing its 2014 breed popularity rankings on Thursday. They show Labrador …Read More

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Official: Body Found is Missing California Baby

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KNIGHTS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — Police say the body of a baby found in a swampy area in Northern California …Read More

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Nebraska Baseball Time Changes This Weekend

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Los Angeles – Loyola Marymount announced on Friday morning that the times for final two games of this weekend’s baseball …Read More

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Twyla Mae Shadonix

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Twyla Mae Shadonix, age 90 formerly of Arnold, passed away at the Callaway Good Life Center on Thursday February 26, …Read More

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Irene Antoinette Romero Pending Notice

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Irene Antoinette Romero, age 71 of North Platte, passed away Friday February 27, 2015. Cremation was chosen and services will …Read More

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Eddie R. Swendener Memorial Service

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Eddie R. Swendener, 67, of Mullen, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 at his home in Mullen Memorial Service will be …Read More

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Huskers Hope to Send Seniors Off Sunday with Win Over Buckeyes

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team closes its 2014-15 home schedule by sending off the most successful senior class in school …Read More

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Buffalo Engineers Seek to Build Better NFL Schedule

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two industrial engineering students at the University at Buffalo have been working on a new NFL …Read More

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Nine Huskers in RPI, Coaches Panel Rankings

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Nine Husker wrestlers earned spots in this week’s RPI Rankings and Coaches Panel Rankings. The NCAA also announced its qualifier …Read More

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Theodore Ralph “Ted” Correll

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Theodore Ralph “Ted” Correll passed away at Linden Court in North Platte, NE, February 26, 2015. Ted was born on …Read More

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Udella P. Gustaf

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Udella P. Gustaf, age 95 of Gandy, died February 24, 2015 at the North Platte Care Center. Cremation was chosen …Read More

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NPCC Lady Knights End Season in Region IX Semifinal against Central

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The North Platte Community College Lady Knights season came to an end on Thursday night in the National Junior College …Read More

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Tate, Thompson, Scott lead Ohio State past Nebraska, 81-57

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jae’Sean Tate scored a career-high 22 points, Sam Thompson added 15 and Shannon Scott 13 to …Read More

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LaTroy Hawkins

MLB’s Oldest Player Can’t Relate to Today’s Youth

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — When Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins was drafted in 1991, Colorado Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado …Read More

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