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New Walmart Supercenter Opening in Ogallala

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A new Walmart Supercenter is opening Wednesday, Jan. 28, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store …Read More

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Keno Bill Again Sparks Debate in Nebraska Legislature

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska bill that would eliminate the mandatory waiting time between keno games is again facing …Read More

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Nebraskans Call on Senators to Preserve Cigar Bar Status Quo

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cigar aficionados are calling on Nebraska lawmakers to exclude cigar bars from the state’s smoking ban. …Read More

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Chadron State Locks Dorms, But Tale of Armed Man Was False

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Chadron State College officials have said a report about an armed man on campus proved to …Read More

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NE Legislature

Electric-Powered Bicycle Bill Advance by Nebraska Lawmakers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would treat electric-assist bicycles the same as regular bikes has won first-round approval …Read More

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Scottsbluff Airport May Have to Choose Another Airline

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Scottsbluff airport board may have to find another airline to provide subsidized flights to Denver. …Read More

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Secretary of State John Gale

Nebraska Businesses Reminded to File Reports by April 1

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are reminding various businesses about a spring deadline to file required annual and biennial …Read More

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Nebraska Weather Poster Contest Entries Sought

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Entries are being sought for the 2014 Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest. The contest is …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (Jan. 23-26)

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COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 01/23/2015 00:46:51 MOTOR VEH LIGHT REQUIREMENTS “RODEO RD /N ADAMS AV NORTH PLATTE, …Read More

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Hot Sheets (1/26): Old Enough to Know Better, Too Young to Care

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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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Regional News
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Woman, 24, Held in Death of Baby Found at Recycling Center

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ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a 24-year-old woman in the death of her newborn baby boy whose …Read More

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Omaha Leaders Urge Shooting Witnesses to Come Forward

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha community leaders are urging anyone with information about Saturday’s shooting that left three dead and …Read More

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Police: Boy Fatally Shot Playing Cops and Robbers

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EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Police in Minnesota say a 15-year-old boy unintentionally fatally shot his 13-year-old brother while playing “cops …Read More

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Lincoln Chief: Downtown Cameras Haven’t Proven Useful Yet

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Security cameras that have been watching over Lincoln’s downtown bar scene haven’t produced anything useful in …Read More

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Bellevue Man Dies at Hospital After Fire Erupts in Apartment

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BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died at an Omaha hospital where he was taken after a …Read More

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18-Year-Old Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Fremont Man

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in the shooting death of …Read More

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Man in Critical Condition After Omaha Drive-By Shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man is in critical condition at a hospital following a drive-by shooting outside …Read More

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Fight Ends Demonstration Honoring Omaha Shooting Victims

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A demonstration honoring three Omaha shooting victims killed when gunmen opened fire on a party this …Read More

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Patrol: 4 Dead, 1 Injured in SUV-Pickup Crash in Colorado

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DENVER (AP) — Authorities say four people are dead and one is injured following a crash in Weld County in …Read More

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Woman Accused of Drowning Puppy at Grand Island Airport

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a Florida woman suspected of drowning a two-week-old puppy in …Read More

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Playoff Not Interested in Moving Semis off New Year’s Eve

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The College Football Playoff says there is no interest in ESPN’s suggestion to move next season’s semifinals from New Year’s …Read More

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Virginia F. Mengel

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Virginia F. Mengel, 100 years, of North Platte, NE, passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Great Plains Health. Virginia …Read More

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Huskers Head to Michigan for Super Tuesday

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team hits the road for an important Big Ten contest, as the Huskers take on Michigan …Read More

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Royals Invite 23 Non-Roster Players to Spring Training

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals have invited 23 non-roster players to spring training, including former fifth overall draft …Read More

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NPCC Basketball Teams Travel to Play McCook CC

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The North Platte Community College Lady Knights and Knights travel to McCook on Wednesday, January 28 to play the McCook …Read More

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Kentucky Remains No. 1 in AP Top 25 Rankings

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The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 25, …Read More

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