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NP Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 7-Year-Old

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A North Platte man has been accused of inappropriately touching the child of a family friend. On July 29, 2014, …Read More

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Hot Sheets (9/19): The Lap of Luxury

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Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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Economy Remains Slow in Rural Parts of 10 States

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests economic growth in rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and …Read More

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North Platte Weather-September 19

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Today: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts …Read More

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Former Hastings Hospital Eyed as Possible Prison Facility

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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A state senator says renovating a building at the former state psychiatric hospital in Hastings could …Read More

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Political Signs Barred Along Nebraska Highways

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Roads Department is reminding Nebraskans that political and other signs are barred from state …Read More

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NP Woman Charged After Assault with Lamp

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A 28-year-old woman has been charged with a felony after she allegedly assaulted a woman with a lamp. At around …Read More

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Authorities ID NP Murder Victim

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of a murder in North Platte. LCSO Chief Deputy Roland Kramer …Read More

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Nebraska Health Insurance Cost Dispute Unresolved

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major Nebraska health insurer remains unable to come to terms with one of the state’s …Read More

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Heineman Says Legislature Missed Budget Deadline

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he’s received budget requests from virtually every agency in state government, but …Read More

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Contractor to Again Face Lawsuit Over 2008 Nebraska Death

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has revived a lawsuit against a general contractor over the 2008 death …Read More

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Omaha Projects Multi-Million Dollar Budget Excess

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the city of Omaha will have about $6.1 million more than originally projected by …Read More

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Grand Island Airport Awarded $9.8 Million Grant

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Federal authorities have awarded $9.8 million to the Central Nebraska Regional Airport to create a …Read More

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Columbus High School Students Get Laptops

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — The Columbus Public School District has decided to disband its high school computer labs and equip …Read More

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Jurors Find Guide Rock Man Guilty in 2013 Death

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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A 24-year-old man has been found guilty of helping his mother stab her boyfriend’s 68-year-old mother. …Read More

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1 Killed in Crash Near Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man has been killed following a head-on car collision near Lincoln. The …Read More

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Omaha Officers Disarm World War II Mortar Shell

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska bomb squad has disposed of a decades-old mortar shell bequeathed by a recently deceased …Read More

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Apple Locks Itself Out of Devices with Passwords

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected …Read More

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Omaha Man Gets Prison for Child Pornography Images

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for receiving and …Read More

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Omaha Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Jewelry Store Shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old in connection to a fatal jewelry store shooting in Omaha. Milton …Read More

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Adella “Dot” Rena Meredith

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Adella “Dot” Rena Meredith, age 91 of Grand Island, went to rest in heaven on September 16, 2014. Adella was …Read More

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NFL to Partner with Violence Hotline

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NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Responding …Read More

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Tulsa Shock Basketball Player Honored in Alliance

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ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — Tulsa Shock forward Jordan Hooper has returned to her hometown of Alliance for a basketball jersey …Read More

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Rosario 2-Run HR in 9th, Rockies Beat D-Backs

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DENVER (AP) — Wilin Rosario hit a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Colorado …Read More

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No. 14 NPCC Lady Knights Fall to No. 3 Central

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North Platte – The No. 14 North Platte Community College Lady Knights (13-5) volleyball team hosted the No. 3 Central …Read More

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Psychiatrist: Nebraska Failed to Treat Inmate

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A psychiatrist says he doesn’t know why a mentally ill prisoner was released from custody, giving …Read More

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Huskers Head into Showdown with Miami

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Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for their Saturday night showdown with the Miami Hurricanes on Thursdayafternoon, as the Huskers conducted …Read More

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Chiefs’ Charles Limited with High Ankle Sprain

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles showed up for practice Thursday, albeit in a limited capacity, …Read More

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Lincoln Students Tweet About Constitution

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — About 2,000 eighth-graders have been asked whether a school should be able to discipline a student …Read More

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Lincoln Man Who Attacked Sister Gets Year in Jail

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Lincoln man who police say swung a crowbar at his sister has been sent …Read More

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