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Nebraska AG Vows to Continue Fight Against Colorado Pot

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is defending his state’s lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying …Read More

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‘Nebraska 150′ License Plate Bill Advanced to Legislature

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is one step closer to creating new license plates that would recognize the state’s 150th …Read More

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NPPD Settles on Route for Power Line Through Sandhills

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Public Power District has settled on a final route for a new high-voltage power line …Read More

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NP Man Jailed After Leading Police on Vehicle Pursuit

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A 22-year-old North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly led police on a vehicle chase, through North Platte, …Read More

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Hirshfeld’s, Miss Nebraska Organization to Host ‘Crowns and Gowns Event’

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If you are into pageants and prom, or if you just like bling and pretty girls, the Quality Inn is …Read More

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Hot Sheets (1/27): Free Rides to Lincoln!

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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-January 27

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West …Read More

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Measles Outbreak That Began at Disneyland Grows to 87 Cases

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases. The California Department of …Read More

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Nebraska Bill to Allow 24/7 Liquor Sales Draws Opposition

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to eliminate bar closing times in Nebraska is drawing stiff opposition from cities as …Read More

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New Walmart Supercenter Opening in Ogallala

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A new Walmart Supercenter is opening Wednesday, Jan. 28, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store …Read More

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Regional News
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TSA Finding More Guns in Airport Carry-On Bags

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The government says it is finding more guns in carry-on bags at U.S. airports. The Transportation …Read More

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Authorities Arrest Omaha Man Accused of Stealing Cattle

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials in western Iowa have arrested an Omaha man accused of stealing cattle and plan to …Read More

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Omaha Man Convicted of Weapons Counts in Death of 5-Year-Old Omaha Girl

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been convicted of two weapons charges connected to the death of an …Read More

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Erica Jenkins Sentenced to Life for Omaha Killing

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Douglas County District judge has sentenced Erica Jenkins to life in prison for the 2013 …Read More

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Man Won’t Be Prosecuted After Fatal Omaha Shooting Ruled ‘Justified’

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old Wahoo man won’t be prosecuted for fatally shooting another man in north-central Omaha. Daniel …Read More

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Prosecutor Clears Council Bluffs Officer in Shooting

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors have cleared a Council Bluffs officer who opened fire at a man who police …Read More

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Toddler Left in Day Car Van Found Wandering on NY Street

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy left alone in a day care van has been found wandering …Read More

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NPPD Signs Long-Term Contract for Fuel at Nuclear Plant

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BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — The utility that owns Cooper nuclear power plant in southeast Nebraska has signed a long-term deal …Read More

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Omaha Man Hospitalized After Shooting Near Park

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been hospitalized after someone shot him near an Omaha park. Omaha …Read More

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2 Nebraska Men Sentenced to Prison for Child Porn

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A U.S. attorney says two Nebraska men each have been sentenced to at least five years …Read More

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Ice Jam Causes Flooding on Platte River Just West of Omaha

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WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) — At least three people have been rescued from flooding caused by an ice jam on the …Read More

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Eugenia (Jeannie) Reynolds

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Eugenia (Jeannie) Reynolds passed away January 26, 2015 at St. Mary’s Manor in Blue Springs, Missouri. Born May 20, 1921 …Read More

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Residents Want Special Prosecutor in Denver Police Shooting of Teen

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DENVER (AP) — A day after Denver police shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a stolen car, some residents …Read More

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Clippers Ride Crawford’s Shooting to 102-98 Win over Nuggets

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 21 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles …Read More

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Richard Charles “Rick” Hodgen

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Richard Charles “Rick” Hodgen, Jr., 61, formerly of North Platte, passed away Jan. 18, 2015 in San Francisco, CA. He …Read More

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Mark R. Fiedler

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Mark R. Fiedler, 55, of North Platte, passed away January 23, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.  He was …Read More

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Sandra Anne Gosnell

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Sandra Anne Gosnell, 72, of Maxwell, passed away January 25, 2015 at Great Plains Health. She was born April 17, …Read More

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