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Nebraska, Oklahoma Challenge Colorado Marijuana Legalization

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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

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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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Nebraska Deputy Sheriff Enters Plea in Accident

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A Dawes County deputy sheriff has pleaded no contest to a citation stemming from a traffic …Read More

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Simants to Remain in Custody

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln County District judge has ordered a man who killed six members of a …Read More

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Nativity Scene at Nebraska Capitol Draws Criticism

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Chicago-based group will set up a Nativity scene inside the Nebraska Capitol this week, drawing …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/18): Anger Has Many Faces

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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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North Platte Weather-December 18

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Today A chance of freezing drizzle before 9am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33. South southwest …Read More

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Marge Kouba, nurse educator for Mid-Plains Community College, moves as enteral feeding pump Wednesday in the Health and Science Center. Kouba is retiring after nearly 40 years in the nursing profession.

NPCC Nursing Instructor to Retire After 40 Years

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She’s spent her life caring for others, now Marge Kouba is getting the chance to enjoy some time to herself. …Read More

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Legislative Report Bashes Nebraska Help Hotline

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new legislative report says Nebraska’s public benefits hotline intended to help with benefits like food …Read More

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NP Man Killed After Entering Colorado Home

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A 52-year-old North Platte man is dead after he entered a home in Jefferson County, Colorado, and was shot by …Read More

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Teen Charged with Robbing 99-Year-Old Woman

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WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have arrested 17-year-old who they say robbed a 99-year-old woman of her purse …Read More

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Ford Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford says it’s expanding a recall for faulty driver’s side air bag inflators to the entire U.S. …Read More

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Nebraska Man Sentenced in Gun Possession Case

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been sentenced up to 18 months in prison on a firearm charge …Read More

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Omaha Man Arrested in Crash That Killed Passenger

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Nebraska man faces a felony drunken driving charge in a crash that killed his …Read More

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Nebraska Businesses, Industries to Push for Roadwork

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska business leaders plan to push for a highway expansion project between Norfolk and Fremont. The …Read More

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Hastings Officials Push for Inmate Treatment Center

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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Officials in Hastings are pushing for a proposed Behavioral Health Treatment Center — intended to transition …Read More

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Omaha Man Charged with Sex Assault of Child

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 56-year-old Omaha man has been charged with sexually assaulting and molesting a 7-year-old girl in …Read More

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AP Investigation: Abused Kids Die as Authorities Fail to Protect

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BUTTE, Montana (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglect …Read More

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Nebraska Power Plant Taken Temporarily Offline

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska has been taken temporarily offline due to a lockout …Read More

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State of Nebraska Settles Lawsuit with 1 of ‘Beatrice 6′

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state of Nebraska has settled a lawsuit with one of six people wrongly convicted in …Read More

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Huskers Head to Hawaii for Diamond Head Classic

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After a break for final exams, the Nebraska basketball team concludes the non-conference portion of the schedule at the Hawaiian …Read More

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Broncos Re-Sign Tight End Dominique Jones

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have re-signed tight end Dominique Jones to their active roster and added offensive …Read More

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Harden Scores 41, Rockets beat Nuggets in OT

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DENVER (AP) — James Harden scored 41 points, including eight in overtime, and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets …Read More

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Gregory and Pierson-El Named FWAA All-Americans

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Two Huskers earned All-America accolades on Wednesday, as junior defensive end Randy Gregory and freshman wide receiver/punt returner De’Mornay Pierson-El were …Read More

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Pittsburgh Fires Athletic Director Steve Pederson

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh has fired athletic director Steve Pederson after Paul Chryst’s abrupt departure for Wisconsin left the Panthers searching for their …Read More

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Judge Rejects NCAA Concussions Deal

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CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a proposed $75 million head injury settlement with the NCAA as too …Read More

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Broncos Promote Safety Josh Bush to Active Roster

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have promoted safety Josh Bush to their 53-man roster and replaced him on …Read More

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