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Hot Sheets (4/23): Fashion Icons

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North Platte Weather-April 23rd

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Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind …Read More

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Heineman Vetoes Nurse Practitioner Regulation Bill

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(AP) — Nurse practitioners will still need to collaborate with physicians in order to practice in Nebraska, after the governor …Read More

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(UPDATED) Family Seeks Help in Finding Missing Cozad Girl

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UPDATE (April 23, 2014 6:30 a.m.) Kelsey’s mother, Megan Essex, issued the following statement to the Post Wednesday morning: “Kelsey …Read More

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Nebraska Legislative Candidate Faces Tax Lien

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(AP) — A Scottsbluff legislative candidate says he’s been working with the IRS to eliminate a $30,500 tax lien. Scottsbluff …Read More

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Lincoln Co. Won’t Exempt Land Purchased for Water

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln County commissioners have refused to exempt from taxes thousands of acres of land bought …Read More

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(UPDATED) House Fire Seriously Injures 1 in North Platte

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UPDATE (April 22, 2014 6:30 p.m.) Authorities have identified the victim of this morning’s fire as 58-year-old Randy Mills.  They …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (4/21-4/22)

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Courtesy of the North Platte Police Department 04/21/2014 00:48:12 14-006725 28-511 THEFT BY EXER CONTROL-GAS FROM SELF SERV STATION 700 …Read More

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Nebraska Farmers Starting to Plant Spring Crops

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(AP) — Nebraska farmers are just beginning to plant their spring crops, but the U.S. Agriculture Department says conditions remain …Read More

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Chadron to Dedicate New Firefighting Air Base

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(AP) — The city of Chadron will host an airport fly-in breakfast to dedicate its new firefighting air base. The …Read More

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Lincoln Man Faces Charges in Wife’s Death

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(AP) — A Lincoln man has been accused of killing his wife. Forty-one-year-old Kent Burklund was arrested Monday and booked …Read More

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Driver Dies in Omaha Crash

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(AP) — Authorities say the driver of a sport utility vehicle has died in a central Omaha crash. Omaha police …Read More

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Nebraska Woman Sentenced in Fatal Crash Case

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(AP)–A former waitress has been sentenced to two years of probation and possibly a month in jail for serving alcohol …Read More

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Lincoln Police Say Man Caused Burns on Baby Girl

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(AP) — Lincoln police have accused a man of causing extensive burns on his baby daughter. Police say 20-year-old Reid …Read More

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FBI Investigates Suspected Serial Child Molester

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(AP) — The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator …Read More

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Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty in Kansas Killings

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(AP) — A prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a 28-year-old man accused in the fatal shooting of four …Read More

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3 Plead Not Guilty in Omaha Bar Prostitution Case

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(AP) — Three owners of a former exotic dance bar in downtown Omaha have pleaded not guilty to prostitution charges. …Read More

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Nebraska Man Gets 50 Years in Kidnapping Case

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(AP) — A northeast Nebraska man has been given 50 years in prison for trying to kidnap his former wife. …Read More

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Trial Date Set for Madison Man Accused of Threatening Students

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(AP) — A June trial has been set for a 23-year-old man accused of threatening three students at Northeast Community …Read More

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Inmate Pleads No Contest in Neb. Prison Van Crash

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(AP) — A Nebraska inmate has pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the death of a Lincoln woman who was …Read More

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North Platte Bulldogs Soccer Splits with Kearney, Boys Win

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The North Platte Bulldogs soccer teams split with Class A rival Kearney on Tuesday. The North Platte Bulldogs (3-8) snapped …Read More

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Albert Pujols Hits 500th HR of Major League Career

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major …Read More

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NFL Draft 2014

30 Top Prospects to Attend NFL Draft in New York

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NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says 30 top prospects, including Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and South Carolina defensive …Read More

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Avalanche, Wild Brace for Absence of Barrie, Cooke

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has been summoned for a hearing at the NHL …Read More

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NFL Playoff Game to Air on Cable for 1st Time

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NEW YORK (AP) — An NFL playoff game will air on cable for the first time this season. The league …Read More

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Lela Marcia Morash

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Lela Marcia Morash age 75, of North Platte passed away April 21, 2014 at Centennial Park Retirement Village. She was …Read More

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NPCC Knights Softball Splits with Hastings College JV

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Hastings – The North Platte Community College Softball team (8-24) split the two games of their double-header with the Hastings …Read More

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Night Kickoffs Slated for Nebraska Games vs. Illini, NW

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two more night games are set for the Nebraska football team this season. The Big Ten …Read More

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