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New Name Going on Some Iowa, Nebraska Hospitals

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new name will be going on some hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Alegent Creighton …Read More

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Chadron Voters Will Decide $6 Million Pool Project

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Voters in the northwest Nebraska city of Chadron will decide whether to approve a one-half percent …Read More

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Community Playhouse Announces Cast for ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

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The North Platte Community Playhouse has announced the cast for the first production of their 2014/2015 season, The 25th Annual Putnam County …Read More

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More NP Residents Indicted on Meth Charges

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Several North Platte Residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury. Jacque Little, 28, is charged with conspiracy to …Read More

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Gering Man Accused of Drugging, Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

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GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old Gering man is accused of drugging and raping a 15-year-old girl. Online court records …Read More

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Plea Deal Made in Nebraska Panhandle Bomb Scare

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GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 39-year-old Mitchell man has made a plea deal in a case stemming from a bomb …Read More

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Nebraska State Fair Opens Friday with New Exhibits

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Fair organizers say they’ll be ready for the crowd Friday with a variety of …Read More

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McCook Community College Looking for Move-In Day Help

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MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — McCook Community College officials are hoping some community volunteers will show up Saturday to greet new …Read More

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2 NP Residents Indicted for Distribution of Meth

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Two North Platte residents have been federally indicted for distributing methamphetamine. According to a news release from the United States …Read More

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Busted: 5 Myths About the Facebook Messenger App

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By: MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone …Read More

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Columbus College Could Get Local Transit

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — The city of Columbus and the local community college will discuss extending public transit service to …Read More

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Virginia Man Named Stoner Arrested on Pot Charges

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ORANGE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more …Read More

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Nebraska Man Charged in Chase Through 3 States

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MARYVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A Nebraska man is charged in Missouri after a police chase that wound through parts of …Read More

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Colorado College Lets Students Keep Pets in Dorms

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GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — It’s move-in day at the University of Northern Colorado, and this year some students are being …Read More

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Grand Island Woman Charged with Bank Fraud

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 55-year-old Grand Island woman has been indicted on three counts of bank …Read More

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Nebraska Brothers Fondly Remember Boat Business

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WAUSA, Neb. (AP) — Two carpenter brothers from the northeast Nebraska village of Wausa fondly remember the days when the …Read More

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Man Gets Life in 2003 Council Bluffs Slaying

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 37-year-old man has given life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing …Read More

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California’s Drought Stings Bees, Honey Supply

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LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for …Read More

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Nebraska Anti-Pipeline Concert to Feature Willie Nelson, Neil Young

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NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of …Read More

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Omaha Teacher Gets Jail Time for Public Indecency

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha high school teacher has been sentenced to about six months in jail for flashing …Read More

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The Lady Dawgs Shutout Adams Central to Start 1-0

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The North Platte Lady Bulldogs  began the 2014 season with a dominant 10-0 run-rule victory over Adams Central in Hastings …Read More

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Lady Huskers to Face Loaded 18-Game Big Ten Schedule

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team will face a loaded 18-game Big Ten Conference regular season, including marquee home matchups with …Read More

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Big Ten Announces 2014-15 Conference Basketball Schedule

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Lincoln – Weekend matchups against Illinois, Michigan State, Iowa and Maryland at Pinnacle Bank Arena highlight the Huskers’ 2014-15 Big Ten …Read More

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Huskers Start Preparations for FAU

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Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its third week of 2014 Fall Camp Thursday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just over …Read More

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AP Source: Chiefs LB Mays to Have Wrist Surgery

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Chiefs linebacker Joe Mays …Read More

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Huskers Release 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

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Lincoln – Home matchups against a pair of NCAA Tournament teams, as well as a trip to Hawaii highlights Nebraska’s 2014-15 …Read More

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Chiefs’ Mascot Reaches Settlement over Injury

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The man who performs as the Kansas City Chiefs’ mascot has reached a legal settlement …Read More

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Diaz Gives Huskers Two Players in FIBA World Cup

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Lincoln – A pair of teams in this month’s FIBA World Cup will have Husker connections, as former Husker center Jorge …Read More

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Broncos, Texans Call Fights Part of Football

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Nobody got hurt Thursday in several skirmishes that broke out during team drills between Denver’s record-shattering …Read More

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Goalie Giguere Retires after 16 Seasons in NHL

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DENVER (AP) — Goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is retiring after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn …Read More

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Chiefs’ Charles Back to Practice in Limited Role

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamaal Charles returned to Chiefs practice Thursday for the first time since hurting his foot …Read More

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Chiefs Send OG Johnson to Bucs for S McCray

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have acquired safety Kelcie McCray from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive guard …Read More

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