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Appeals Court Allows Nebraska Gay Marriage Ban to Stand


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has allowed Nebraska’s gay marriage ban to stay in place, putting a …Read More

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Backers, Foes Brace for Nebraska Medical Marijuana Debate


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska is drawing strong support from people with debilitating …Read More

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Bill to Free Nebraska Motorcyclists form Helmet Law Advances


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to repeal Nebraska’s mandatory helmet law for motorcyclists will be debated by the full …Read More

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Committee Kills Bill to Require Seatbelts for Nebraska Buses


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee has rejected a bill that would have required seatbelts in public school …Read More

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Americans Spent $58 Billion to Pamper, Protect Pets in 2014


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pet industry trade group says Americans spent $58 billion on their pets in 2014. The …Read More

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County Sheriffs from 3 States Sue Over Colorado Pot Law


DENVER (AP) — Ten sheriffs from three different states are suing Colorado for legalizing marijuana. The sheriffs are from Colorado, …Read More

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Jeff Fortenberry

So-Called Glitter Bomb Sent to US Representative Fortenberry’s Office


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry says it appears the congressman’s opposition to abortion motivated …Read More

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Joshua Crewdson

Delusional Behavior Leads to Firearms Charge for North Platte Man


A North Platte man is facing a felony firearms charge after allegedly making delusional claims to police. Just after midnight on …Read More

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Justin Martino

Man Arrested in NP Baseball Bat Beating


A 34-year-old North Platte man is facing multiple felony charges after he and some cohorts allegedly assaulted a man with …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/5): Ain’t a Dang One Know How to Do the Dougie

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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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ACLU Threatens to Sue Bellevue Over Conduct Code


BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue has been threatened with a lawsuit by the Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties …Read More

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Jared St. Louis

Man Convicted in Hit-and-Run That Injured 11-Year-Old Lincoln Boy


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 24-year-old man has accepted a plea deal and been convicted in a hit-and-run accident that …Read More

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Report: Suicides by Girls, Young Women Continue to Climb

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the suicide rate for girls and young women continues to rise, at a …Read More

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Man Shot, Killed by Police Outside Lincoln Hotel


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man has been shot and killed by law enforcement outside a hotel in north Lincoln. …Read More

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Man Gets 5 Days in Nebraska Jail for Using Plant as Toilet


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Illinois man who used indoor potted plants as a toilet was sent to jail in …Read More

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Nebraska Man Killed in Head-On Collision with Semi


STANTON, Neb. (AP) — Police say a Nebraska man died in a head-on collision with a semitruck. The Stanton County …Read More

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John Jacob Mitchell

Lincoln Man Accused of Assaulting 14-Year-Old Several Times


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County officials say a Lincoln man has been accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl …Read More

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Epworth Village Closes Satellite Group Home in Grand Island


GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — York’s Epworth Village has closed its satellite group home operation in Grand Island. Epworth CEO …Read More

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Trial Set for Columbus Mom Accused of Abusing 3-Year-Old


COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A June trial has been scheduled for a Columbus mother accused of physically abusing her 3-year-old …Read More

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Jodi Arias Won’t Be Sentenced to Death After Jury Deadlocks

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PHOENIX (AP) — Convicted murderer Jodi Arias has been spared the death penalty after jurors deadlocked on whether she should …Read More

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Force Edge Storm, 4-3

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FARGO, N.D. – The Fargo Force (20-21-6) got a third period goal from forward Zach Yon and defeated the Tri-City …Read More

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NPCC Knights in Region IX Semifinals

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The North Platte Community College Knights advance to the National Junior College Athletic Association Region IX semifinals with a win …Read More

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Romeo leads Nebraska Women past Illinois 86-71 in Big Ten

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Natalie Romeo hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded …Read More

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Chiefs Release LB Joe Mays to Create Salary Cap Space

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran linebacker Joe Mays on Thursday as they attempt to …Read More

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Dustin Colquitt

5 Players Finalists for Players’ Union Award

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Previous Walter Payton Award winner Charles Tillman and four others are finalists for the Byron “Whizzer” White …Read More

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2015 Big Ten Wrestling Championships Preview

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The 2015 Big Ten Wrestling Championships are set for this Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8, at St. John Arena on …Read More

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Andy Roddick

Tennis Champions McEnroe, Roddick, Courier, Blake To Compete at Champions Cup

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LINCOLN, NE – Tennis champions John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, Jim Courier and James Blake will compete in the “Champions Cup …Read More

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Year After Rule Changes, Game Looks a Lot Like it Used To

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CINCINNATI (AP) — One year after the NCAA changed how rules were enforced to open up the men’s basketball game, …Read More

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Mike Riley

Quarterbacks, Coaches, Coordinators Dominate Spring Stories

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In college football, spring comes early. Or at least spring practice comes early. Practice has already started for many teams …Read More

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