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Stapleton Woman, 34, Killed in Crash Near North Platte

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A 34-year-old Stapleton woman is dead following an accident on Highway 83, just north of North Platte. At around 11:17 …Read More

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University of Nebraska Hires Branding Firm

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska has hired a Philadelphia-based branding firm to help the university brag about …Read More

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NSP Releases Stats from Husker Home Games Enforcement

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Nebraska State Patrol troopers and communication specialists participated in special enforcement efforts during the 2014 Husker football season thanks in …Read More

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Black Friday Gun Buys Test Background Check System

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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — As stores crowd with holiday shoppers, gun buyers will be challenging the nation’s background check system …Read More

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Nebraska Town of 130 Gets $250,000 Grant

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A small Nebraska town is getting a $250,000 grant to help upgrade its water system. The …Read More

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Former Alliance Hospital Exec Sentenced in Child Porn Case

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ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — A former Alliance hospital executive has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for possessing …Read More

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Nebraska Parole Board Chairwoman Says She Was Pressured to Parole More

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of Nebraska’s parole board says a former prisons director pressured her into paroling more …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/26): Look What I Can Do

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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-November 26

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Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. North northwest wind 6 to 16 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. …Read More

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Prof: Mental Health Services Lacking in Nebraska

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A longtime psychologist says Nebraska has dismantled important mental health services over the last decade, effectively …Read More

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Omaha Killing Suspect Files Another Lawsuit

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The man convicted of first-degree murder in four 2013 shootings shortly after he was released from …Read More

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Girl, 12, Saves 4-Year-Old Sister from House Fire

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HOMESTEAD, Pa. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl saved her 4-year-old sister by carrying her out of their burning home in …Read More

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Nebraska Wesleyan’s Rat Race Marks 40th Year

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A rat competition, in which psychology students condition the behavior of their lab rodents to clear …Read More

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No Injuries in Nebraska Emergency Plane Landing

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CRETE, Neb. (AP) — Saline County Emergency Management officials say no one was injured in an emergency landing after a …Read More

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Omaha Zoo Announces Birth of White Lion Cub

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha zoo officials say one of its lionesses has given birth to a rare white cub. …Read More

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Man Found Under Girl’s Bed in Lincoln Enters Plea

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man has pleaded no contest to a charge after he was found asleep under a …Read More

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Lincoln Woman Gets Probation in Slow-Speed Chase

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln woman has been given probation for a slow-speed chase down Interstate 80 earlier this …Read More

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Man Faces Murder Charge in Fatal Omaha Shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A detective says an argument on Facebook between two men may have led to a fatal …Read More

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Lincoln Man Convicted of Recording Employees

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Lincoln restaurant manager has been convicted of recording images of women changing clothes in …Read More

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Former Toll Booth Saved to Help Decatur Tourism

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DECATUR, Neb. (AP) — Decatur residents are hoping a former toll booth will help attract visitors to the eastern Nebraska …Read More

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Francis Albert Liptrap

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Francis Albert Liptrap, age 90 of Wellfleet, passed away Wednesday November 26, 2014. Francis was born on March 17, 1924 …Read More

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MLB Minimum Salary Rises to $507,500 from $500,000

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s minimum salary is rising to $507,500 next year from $500,000. The sport’s collective …Read More

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Chiefs’ Charles Dedicates Game to Drowning Victims

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is dedicating Sunday night’s game against Denver to two teenagers …Read More

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Briere’s OT Goal Lifts Avalanche over Coyotes

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Daniel Briere scored 3:16 into overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche completed a comeback from three goals …Read More

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Lawson has 20 points, Nuggets Beat Bulls 114-109

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DENVER (AP) — Ty Lawson scored 20 points, including a key jumper in the waning seconds, and the Denver Nuggets …Read More

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Nebraska Surges past Omaha in 80-67 Win

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Shavon Shields scored a career-high 35 points, 21 of them in the first half, to lead …Read More

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No. 23 Creighton Runs past Eastern Illinois 75-53

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Reserve Geoffrey Groselle scored a career-high 15 points, and No. 23 Creighton beat Eastern Illinois 75-53 …Read More

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NU Looking to Bounce Back at Iowa

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Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued preparations for its Big Ten West showdown with the Iowa Hawkeyes on Tuesdayafternoon, as the …Read More

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Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St Keep Playoff Rankings, Nebraska Drops Out

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The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged — Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State …Read More

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Ameer Abdullah

Abdullah Named Doak Walker Award Finalist

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Nebraska senior I-back Ameer Abdullah has been named one of three finalists for the Doak Walker Award, given annually to …Read More

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