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POT-BUST

Dawson Co. Traffic Stop Nets 206 Pounds of Pot

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A traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Dawson County led to the seizure of 206 lbs. of marijuana and two …Read More

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Union Pacific Ordered to Reinstate Injured Worker

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(AP) — Federal regulators have ordered Union Pacific to reinstate an injured Nebraska worker and pay $85,000 in damages. The …Read More

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Tyler Henry

NP Man Goes on Shopping Spree at Walmart, Forgets to Pay

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A North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he went on a shopping spree at Walmart.  The problem…he …Read More

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North Platte House Fire Ruled Accidental

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A fire at a North Platte home that seriously injured a man has been ruled accidental. According to North Platte …Read More

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Kyle Vogt

Body Found in Omaha Identified as Former NP Resident

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A body found in an Omaha neighborhood has been identified as a man who formerly lived in North Platte. A …Read More

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Thomas "Ty" Emanuel

Reality TV Stars Get Black Ink on Their Fingers at the Lincoln County Jail

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If there’s one place you don’t expect to see reality TV stars, it has got to be the Lincoln County …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (4/24): Buy One, Get One

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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-April 24th

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as …Read More

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Alejandro Paramo

Scottsbluff Man Agrees to Plea Deal in High-Speed Chase

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(AP) — A Scottsbluff man has agreed to a plea deal in connection to a high-speed chase last month. 23-year-old …Read More

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SW Nebraska Fire Destroys Part of Former ‘Flame’ Bar

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STRATTON, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a fire destroyed part of the former Flame bar in the southwestern Nebraska community …Read More

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Amazon Launches Grocery Service for Prime Members

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(AP) — Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its …Read More

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Omaha Daycare Owner Pleads No Contest in Baby’s Death

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(AP) — An Omaha day care owner accused of failing to report child abuse has pleaded no contest. Jennifer Schmaderer, …Read More

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Residents of Wyoming Town Allowed to Return

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(AP) — Residents of a small town in southwestern Wyoming are being allowed to return home nearly 22 hours after …Read More

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Ex-Nebraska Medical Student Loses Appeal

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(AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has again dismissed an appeal by a former University of Nebraska Medical Center student …Read More

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Public Service Commission Gives Warning to Neb. Ridesharing Companies

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(AP) — The Public Service Commission has sent warnings to two ridesharing companies that they need the commission’s permission to …Read More

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Iowan Who Made Bomb Threats in Nebraska Sentenced

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(AP) — An Iowa man who mailed bomb threats to the FBI office in Omaha has been sentenced to time …Read More

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Omaha Man Gets Prison for Teen Sex Assaults

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(AP) — A 41-year-old Omaha man who sexually assaulted a teenager has been given 30 to 35 years in prison. …Read More

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FDA Proposes Extending Its Oversight Tobacco

National News

(AP) — The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco …Read More

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Guillermo Correa

Man Charged with Killing Roommates at Houston Nursing Home

National News

(AP) — Authorities have filed a capital murder charge against a Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of …Read More

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Michael-Engstrom

Topeka Man Pleads Guilty to 2013 Homicide

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(AP) — A Kansas man already sentenced to more than 80 years in prison in Nebraska has admitted killing one …Read More

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Known for Glove, Nolan Arenado Improving at Plate

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DENVER (AP) — Already known for his hit-robbing glove, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is working on becoming more of …Read More

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Government to Review Northwestern Bid to Unionize

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University’s request that it review its ruling that football …Read More

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Nebraska Signs Georgetown’s Moses Abraham Ayegba

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Moses Abraham Ayegba (EYE-eg-buh) of Georgetown has signed transfer papers to play at Nebraska for one …Read More

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10-10-09 Tri-City Storm Indiana Ice

Baer To Be Inducted In Omaha Sports Hall of Fame

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KEARNEY, Neb. – The man who brought hockey to the heartland will be enshrined in the Omaha Sports Hall of Fame Thursday night. …Read More

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NCAA Board Endorses More Power for Big Schools

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA’s board of directors endorsed a proposal Thursday giving schools in the five largest football conferences …Read More

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Royals Dominated by Kluber in 5-1 Loss to Indians

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CLEVELAND (AP) — One by one, the Royals went to the plate and came back empty. Corey Kluber had them …Read More

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College Home Run Derby

Tickets on Sale Monday for July’s College HR Derby

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tickets will go on sale Monday for the fifth annual College Home Run Derby at TD …Read More

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NBA Playoff Schedule

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All Times EDT FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta 1, Indiana 1 Saturday, April 19: Atlanta 101, Indiana …Read More

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At the Movies 4/25 thru 5/1

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PLAYING FRIDAY 4/25 Screen #1 Heaven Is For Real….4:15, 7:15, 9:30 Screen #2 Rio 2D….1:00. 9:30 Rio 3D….4:00, 7:00 Screen …Read More

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