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Hot Sheets (1/31): The Zoom Feature Works!

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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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Nebraska Lawmakers Seek Support for Medical Marijuana Bill

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers say friends and family members who suffered from chronic illnesses have convinced them that Nebraska …Read More

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Nebraska Bills Could Help Overturn Wrongful Convictions

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Wrongly convicted Nebraska prisoners could have more chances to demonstrate their innocence under two bills presented …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of Jan. 26)

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Joshua Allen Johnston, 21, North Platte and Karla Dennise Romero, 20, North Platte   Austin Brooks Priest, 26, North Platte …Read More

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Flu Hospitalizations of Elderly Reach Record High, CDC Says

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NEW YORK (AP) — Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are …Read More

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2 Arrested in Nebraska Panhandle Counterfeiting Probe

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DALTON, Neb. (AP) — Two people have been arrested as authorities investigate the passing of counterfeit money in the Nebraska …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (1/30): Some Eye Drops and a Cup of Coffee, Please?

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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 30

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Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. …Read More

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Renters Could Benefit from Nebraska Property Tax Measure

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Renters and some homeowners could end up saving money under a proposed income tax credit in …Read More

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Nebraska Plant Giving Away Tons of Rotten Beets

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Western Sugar Cooperative officials say the co-op must dispose of 10,000 tons of rotten sugar beets …Read More

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UNMC Public Health Dean to Work in Sierra Leone on Ebola

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha has announced its dean of public health is …Read More

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Heavy Snowfall Expected in Iowa Over the Weekend

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two storm systems merging over the Midwest this weekend are expected to produce significant snowfall …Read More

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Officials: Lancaster County Measles Case Deemed False Alarm

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health officials say a case of measles in Lancaster County has turned out to be a …Read More

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Man Charged in Death of Fremont Boy Found Outside in Frigid Weather

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Omaha man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Fremont teenager …Read More

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Woman Accused in Grand Island Puppy Drowning Arrested on Florida Theft Warrant

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Florida woman accused of drowning a puppy at a Nebraska airport has been arrested …Read More

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Gallup Migrating Away from Phones in Favor of Online Polling

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gallup has long been known for phone polling, but the company is migrating away from that …Read More

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Omaha Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder in Party Slaying

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been convicted of first-degree murder in connection to a shooting death at …Read More

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Omaha Man Pleads No Contest in Girlfriend’s Death

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder charges for strangling his girlfriend and …Read More

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No Injuries Reported in 2 Fires at High School in Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials have canceled classes for the rest of the day after two fires were set at …Read More

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Man Accused in 5-Year-Old Omaha Girl’s Death Takes Plea Deal

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 21-year-old man accused in the shooting death of a 5-year-old Omaha girl has taken a …Read More

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Woods Out of Top 50 for 1st Time in More than 3 Years

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods is out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time …Read More

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NPCC Knights Defeat Central

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The North Platte Community College Knights entertained the “Mentoring Night” crowd defeating the Central Community College Raiders 100-56 at McDonald …Read More

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NPCC Lady Knights Defeat Central in Key Region IX Game

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The North Platte Community College Lady Knights defeated the Central Community College Lady Raiders in a key National Junior College …Read More

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Varmalov Makes 23 Saves in Avs’ Shutout of Predators

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DENVER (AP) — Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, and the Colorado Avalanche beat …Read More

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Huskers Outlast Wildcats, 25-11

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Evanston, Ill. – No. 10 Nebraska (8-1, 5-1 Big Ten) held a one-point lead after seven matches before winning each of …Read More

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No. 15 Huskers Close Tough Home Stand with Wolverines

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The No. 15 Nebraska women’s basketball team shoots for a sweep of its two-game Big Ten home stand when the …Read More

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Braves Deal RHP David Hale to Rockies in 4-Player Trade

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have traded right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for minor-league …Read More

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Storm Alumni Update: January

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KEARNEY, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm are recognizing former forwards Nick Lappin and Ryan McMurphy as well as defenseman Cutler …Read More

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Vera Dee Johnson

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Vera Dee Johnson, 97 years, of North Platte, NE, passed away at Centennial Park Retirement Center in North Platte on …Read More

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Peyton Manning Still Considering his Future with Broncos

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PHOENIX (AP) — Peyton Manning is still mulling his future in the NFL. At a breakfast Friday to receive the …Read More

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Spring Game Tickets on Sale Feb. 4

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Nebraska fans will have their first opportunity to see Coach Mike Riley’s first Cornhusker football team at the Red-White Spring …Read More

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Huskers Look to Bounce Back vs. Minnesota on Saturday

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team looks for a bounce back performance Saturday afternoon, as the Huskers travel to Minneapolis to …Read More

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On Super Bowl Sunday, Veggies are Most Popular Food

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CHICAGO (AP) — While the gladiators of the NFL are clashing in Phoenix at the Super Bowl, the titans of …Read More

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