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Ricketts Vetoes Driver’s Licenses Bill for Immigrant Youth

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would end Nebraska’s ban on driving privileges for …Read More

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Nebraska Abolishes Death Penalty in Landmark Override Vote

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has abolished the death penalty in a landmark veto-override vote backed by a coalition of conservatives …Read More

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Bill to Allow Packer-Owned Hog Farms in Nebraska Defeated

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to lift Nebraska’s ban on hogs owned by meatpackers has failed to advance in …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Scrap Medical Marijuana Bill for the Year

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will not legalize medical marijuana this year in light of other controversial measures dominating the …Read More

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Ford Recalls Nearly 423K Vehicles for Power Steering Problem

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail …Read More

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Huey Lewis & The News to Perform at Nebraska State Fair

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One of America’s great rock & roll bands, Huey Lewis & The News performs on Friday, September 4th at the …Read More

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Nebraska’s Jobless Rate of 2.5 Pct Still Lowest in US

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to hit 2.5 …Read More

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USDA: Nebraska Corn Planting Lags 5-Year Average

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say last week’s rainfall across much of the state delayed Nebraska farmers’ work in their …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/27): Every Action Has an Equal and Opposite Reaction

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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-May 27

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Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with …Read More

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Fourth Case of Bird Flu Found in Northeast Nebraska

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A fourth case of bird flu has been confirmed on a northeast Nebraska farm. The state …Read More

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Lawsuit Filed Against US Attorney’s Office in Nebraska

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former prosecutor who worked under the U.S. attorney for Nebraska has filed a lawsuit, claiming …Read More

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Man Acquitted of Animal Cruelty for Blowing Pot Smoke on Chameleon

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CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has acquitted a Chicago man of animal cruelty charges filed after the man posted a …Read More

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2 Die in Pierce County After Car Runs Stop Sign and Collides with Semi

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PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — Two people in a car that ran a stop sign have died in a collision with …Read More

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Man Who Cleaned Homes in Lincoln Accused of Stealing Jewelry

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 48-year-old man is suspected of stealing jewelry from several Lincoln homes while working in them …Read More

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Study Reveals Flaws in Gene Testing; Results Often Conflict

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(AP)–The first report from a big project to improve genetic testing shows it is not as rock solid as many …Read More

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Lincoln Man Accused of Accelerating Car to Strike Woman

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 32-year-old Lincoln man has been accused of accelerating his car to strike and injure a …Read More

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Nebraska Woman Killed, 4 Injured in Missouri Crash

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska mother has been killed and four other family members have been injured in a …Read More

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Nebraska, Iowa Schools Look to Attract Monarch Butterflies

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Students at schools in Nebraska and Iowa are joining others around the nation in planting milkweed …Read More

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Columbus Man Accused of Injuring Girlfriend’s 4-Month-Old

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old Columbus man has been accused of injuring his girlfriend’s 4-month-old child. Francisco Villatoro was …Read More

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Day One Complete at Class A State Golf Tournament; Steele Tied for 18th

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First Round Scores The opening round of the Class A State Golf Tournament is complete from Highlands Golf Course in …Read More

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Kiki Stokes set three school records this season, including the most runs (66) and highest on-base percentage (.532). (Photo Courtesy Stephanie Carpenter/NU Media Relations)

Stokes Named Third-Team All-American

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Kiki Stokes was recognized for an outstanding junior season on Wednesday, May 27, when she was named a third-team All-American …Read More

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A-Rod breaks Gehrig’s AL RBI record; Yanks sweep Royals, 4-2

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  NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig’s American League record for RBIs, …Read More

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Nebraska Football Fan Day Set for August 5th

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Nebraska fans will have their first opportunity to meet Coach Mike Riley’s 2015 Husker football team at the annual Nebraska …Read More

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Arenado homers again, Kendrick leads Rockies over Reds 6-4

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  CINCINNATI (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a three-run homer on Wednesday, extending his hitting tear, and Kyle Kendrick pitched …Read More

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Antonio Smith absent from Broncos OTAs amid criminal probe

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  ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Defensive end Antonio Smith is absent from the Denver Broncos’ organized team activities while prosecutors …Read More

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Nebraska coach Miles’ pay hits $2 million after down season

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  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tim Miles has received a 21-percent raise that makes him the first Nebraska basketball coach …Read More

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Rachel Theriot will lead Nebraska against NC State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. (Photo Courtesy Nate Olsen/NU Media Relations)

Huskers to Battle Wolfpack in Women’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge

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  Lincoln – Nebraska will welcome a North Carolina school to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the second straight season, when the …Read More

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Great Plains Health Care Foundation to host Lake to Lake Relay

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  NORTH PLATTE, NE – The second annual Lake to Lake Relay will be held Saturday, May 30. The race …Read More

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