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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of December 15)


Nickoles Duane Patterson, 37, North Platte and Danielle Kaye Wiese, 39, North Platte   Jordan Robert Davis, 21, Brady NE …Read More

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Flu Season Early Again, Hitting Hard in South and Midwest


NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the …Read More

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Nebraska Man Pleads No Contest in Crash Death


GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old western Nebraska man has pleaded no contest to procuring alcohol for a teenage girl …Read More

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Central Nebraska Public Power to Provide Eagle-Watching Opportunities


The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will once again provide eagle-watching opportunities to the public this winter. The …Read More

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NP Salvation Army in Need of Donations


As the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season get into full swing, it’s easy for us to forget that …Read More

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Candle Causes Early Morning NP House Fire


A candle is being blamed for an early morning house fire in North Platte. The North Platte Fire Department responded …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/19): Now You’ve Done It

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Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped or reduced. …Read More

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Forecast Graphic December 19 2014

North Platte Weather-Weekend


Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 13. …Read More

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Jon Bruning

Nebraska, Oklahoma Challenge Colorado Marijuana Legalization


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s legalization of marijuana unconstitutional. …Read More

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OSHA Cites Kearney Plant


KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have cited a Kearney manufacturing plant for workplace safety violations they say led to …Read More

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Regional News
Anthony Floyd

Omaha Man Found Not Guilty in 2013 Fatal Shooting


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been found not guilty of first-degree murder in a 2013 fatal shooting. …Read More

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Nebraska Court: Woman Bitten by Dog Has No Claim


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says a woman who had part of her lower lip bitten off …Read More

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Nebraska Man Hoping to Scare Wife Hit by SUV


BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A Gage County man hoping to scare his wife by jumping in front of her moving …Read More

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Raymond Gonzales, Jr.

Iowa Man Requests New Trial in Fatal Shooting


DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old Iowa man convicted of killing a northeast Nebraska woman has requested a new …Read More

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Nebraska Couple Sent to Prison for Tax Evasion


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The former owners of a southeast Nebraska gun shop are going to prison for sales and …Read More

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Columbus Man Pleads Guilty to Exposing Himself to Teens


COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska man has pleaded guilty to exposing himself to two 17-year-old girls at a …Read More

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Donald Brantz

Iowa Senate Candidate Faces Charges in Nebraska


GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A Libertarian candidate running for the Iowa Senate seat vacated by U.S. Senator-elect Joni Ernst faces …Read More

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Nebraska Man Sentenced to Prison for 2011 Shooting Death


PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — A Columbus man has been sentenced to 10 to 14 years in prison for the shooting …Read More

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Fremont Man Charged in Sept. 11 Crash Death


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County prosecutor has charged a Fremont man with misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide for a …Read More

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2 Lincoln Nonprofits to Open Health Clinic


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two Lincoln nonprofit health providers are planning to combine their operations to form a medical clinic …Read More

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Other News
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Selig to Become Baseball Commissioner Emeritus Next Month

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NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month. …Read More

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Chance Sinclair

Sinclair Named Preseason All-American

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Lincoln – Nebraska senior pitcher Chance Sinclair was named a third-team Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American on Friday morning, announced by Collegiate Baseball. The …Read More

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Omaha Board Prepping for Potential Charter School Bills

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools board is considering a resolution to show support for the concept of …Read More

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The 5-year-old Williams shows off gear he received from UAB after sending the dollar. (Photo from Twitter)

Boy Sends $1 Allowance to Help Save UAB Football

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DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the football program at the University of Alabama at …Read More

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Comeau leads Penguins over Avalanche 1-0 in OT

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Comeau scored with 2:36 left in overtime to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Colorado Avalanche …Read More

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Huskers Announce Team Award Winners

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Senior I-back Ameer Abdullah led the way in team awards announced on Thursday. Abdullah was named the overall Team Most Valuable Player for …Read More

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