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Hot Sheets (5/29): What Goes Upper Must Come Downer

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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-Weekend

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Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near …Read More

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Ricketts Appoints New State Chief Information Officer

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed a new state chief information officer. Ed Toner will start …Read More

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Western Nebraska Bicyclist Killed After Being Hit by Truck

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BRIDGEPORT, Neb. (AP) — Police say a western Nebraska bicyclist has died after being hit by a truck pulling a …Read More

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Nebraska Legislature to End This Year’s Session Early

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are expected to end this year’s session with one day to spare. Speaker Galen …Read More

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BNSF, Power Plant Owner Settle Long-Running Rate Dispute

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln Electric System and other owners of a coal-fired power plant in Wyoming have settled their …Read More

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Nebraska State Patrol Still Investigating Calls to Lawmakers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol is still investigating five “concerning calls” to legislative offices in the heat …Read More

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Nebraska Ends Ban on Licenses for Immigrant Youth

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature has overridden the governor’s veto and ended the nation’s last ban on driving …Read More

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Nebraska Death Penalty Proponents Consider Challenges to Repeal

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Death penalty supporters in Nebraska are looking to challenge the Legislature’s landmark repeal vote in court …Read More

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Gering Man Identified as Rail Worker Killed in Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Nebraska man has been identified as a BNSF Railway employee killed in a rail yard accident …Read More

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Teen Girl Charged with Making ‘Columbine’ Threat to School

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BOLTON, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old Massachusetts girl has been charged with making a threat to her school on social …Read More

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Manhunt Underway in Kansas After Officer Shot in Head

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NOWATA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two people are in custody and a manhunt is underway in southeastern Kansas after …Read More

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Driver Died at Hospital After Collision, Omaha Police Say

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old Omaha man has died after a collision between his pickup and a …Read More

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Nebraska Railroad Track Renovation to Be Completed in August

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Railroad is undertaking a major track renovation project on its main line east …Read More

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Omaha Man Convicted Robbing Banks While Wearing Electronic Monitoring Device

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been convicted of three counts of bank robbery and faces a potential …Read More

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OSHA Says It’s Investigating Death of Nebraska Worker

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ELGIN, Neb. (AP) — A federal agency says it is looking into the death of construction worker in northeast Nebraska. …Read More

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Hastings Police: Not Enough Evidence to Prosecute Fake Kidnapping Suspects

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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Southern Nebraska authorities say four people accused of pretending to kidnap children to scare them won’t …Read More

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Nebraska State Senator Nordquist to Resign

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Jeremy Nordquist is resigning from the Legislature to take a job with Democratic …Read More

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Driver Died 5 Days After Fiery Omaha Crash, Police Say

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a car driver has died after a fiery Omaha crash that also killed his …Read More

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Google Unveils Android’s Latest Technological Tricks

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay …Read More

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Broncos sign Ryan Harris day after Ryan Clady’s injury

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  ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have signed veteran offensive lineman Ryan Harris a day after losing perennial …Read More

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Tierra Williams advanced to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season with a long jump PR 20-10 1/2 (6.36m). (Photo Courtesy Walt Middleton)

Five Huskers Earn NCAA Championships Bids

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Austin, Texas – Five members of the Nebraska track and field team punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships with …Read More

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Pauline Macke, 94, of Mullen, died Wednesday,May 27, 2015 at Pioneer Memorial Rest Home in Mullen Mass of Christian burial …Read More

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Wilkie, Nardella, Dillon Named All-USHL

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KEARNEY, Neb. – Storm forward Chris Wilkie, defenseman Bobby Nardella and goaltender Alec Dillon were named to the All-USHL Second …Read More

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Kort Steele Medals In a Tie for 15th at Class A State Golf

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Final Results North Platte Sophomore Kort Steele finished the 2015 Class A State Golf Tournament at +6 (150) to tie …Read More

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Broncos left tackle Clady tears ACL, likely out for season

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos left tackle Ryan Clady has torn his left ACL and will likely miss the season, …Read More

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