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Nebraska Lawmakers to Debate Ban on Flying Lanterns

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State senators will debate whether to outlaw small flame-powered paper air balloons in Nebraska. A legislative …Read More

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BNSF Railroad Adds New Safety Rules for Crude Oil Trains

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — BNSF railroad has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (3/27-3/30)

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  COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 03/27/2015 02:59:53 AIRPORT SECURITY CHKPOINT “AIRPORT, 5400 E LEE BIRD DR NORTH …Read More

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Nebraska Term-Limit Expansion Measure Wins Initial Approval

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A ballot measure that could give Nebraska lawmakers an extra four years in office has won …Read More

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Nebraska Senator Chambers’ ISIS Statement Provokes More Debate

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska senator’s comment comparing police to the Islamic State terrorist group is continuing to provoke …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Measure to Protect Pregnant Employees

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska mothers-to-be will have better employment protection under a bill headed to a final vote in …Read More

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Nebraska Think Tank Says State Has Cut Taxes Significantly

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report by a Nebraska tax-policy think tank says the state has cut taxes significantly over …Read More

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Death of Western Nebraska College Student Ruled a Suicide

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Dawes County authorities say the death of a 19-year-old Chadron State College student was a result …Read More

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NP Woman, 58, Arrested Following Standoff at Buffalo Bill Manor

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Charges are pending against a 58-year-old North Platte woman following a short standoff at a North Platte apartment complex. At …Read More

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Fire Blackens More Than 42 Square Miles in Arthur, Keith, McPherson Counties

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ARTHUR, Neb. (AP) — A wildfire blamed on lightning has blackened more than 42 square miles of grassland and farmland …Read More

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Police Respond to Report of Shooting at Omaha Lake

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say someone has been shot at Standing Bear Lake in northwest Omaha. Officers responded to …Read More

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Attorney: Omaha Company Won’t Refund Customers for Vouchers

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for an Omaha event planning company says customers who purchased travel vouchers from the …Read More

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Man Decorating Family Grave Killed by Falling Headstone

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THROOP, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man decorating a relative’s grave for Easter with his wife has been …Read More

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4 Journalists Arrested During Ferguson Protests Sue Police

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Four journalists arrested during last summer’s protests over the Ferguson shooting death of Michael Brown are …Read More

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Douglas County Fined for Violating Child Labor Laws

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal agency has fined Douglas County for violating child labor laws by letting four teenagers …Read More

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Creation of Lutheran High School Considered for Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Parents, community members and the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod churches in Nebraska are considering opening a …Read More

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4-Year-Old Girl Rides Philly Bus Looking for 3 a.m. Snack

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old Philadelphia girl has been returned safely to her parents after slipping out of her house …Read More

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Pastor’s Appeal of Abuse Conviction

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a Wisconsin pastor convicted of conspiracy to commit …Read More

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Lincoln Councilman Proposes Revamping Underused Audit Board

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln City Councilman Trent Fellers has proposed revamping the city’s audit advisory board by giving the …Read More

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National Parks Call on Americans to ‘Find Your Park’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places …Read More

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Schultz, Bachman help Oilers to 4-1 Win over Avs

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DENVER (AP) — Defenseman Justin Schultz broke a second-period tie and Richard Bachman stopped 29 shots, helping the Edmonton Oilers …Read More

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Pitchford to Forego Senior Season at Nebraska

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Lincoln – University of Nebraska forward Walter Pitchford announced Monday that he is giving up his final season of eligibility …Read More

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Huskers Return from Spring Break

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Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team completed its ninth practice of the 2015 spring football season on Monday afternoon. The Huskers …Read More

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North Platte Finishes 2nd at Own Golf Invite

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TEAM SCORES 1 McCook 323 2 North Platte 333 3 Sidney 356 4 Cozad 357 5 Hastings 378 6 North …Read More

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NPCC Knights to Host Hastings College JV

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The North Platte Community College Knights softball team will host  the Hastings College Junior Varsity Lady Broncos on March 31 …Read More

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No. 18 Huskers Wrap Up Homestand with Creighton, Visit Mavericks

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Lincoln – The No. 18 Nebraska baseball team (21-7, 3-0 Big Ten) is set to finish its 16-game homestand on …Read More

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Demaryius Thomas Says He’ll Skip Offseason Workouts

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Demaryius Thomas says he’ll skip the Denver Broncos’ offseason workouts until the sides agree on a …Read More

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