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Flu Season Early Again, Hitting Hard in South and Midwest

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the …Read More

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Nebraska Man Pleads No Contest in Crash Death

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GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old western Nebraska man has pleaded no contest to procuring alcohol for a teenage girl …Read More

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Central Nebraska Public Power to Provide Eagle-Watching Opportunities

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The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will once again provide eagle-watching opportunities to the public this winter. The …Read More

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NP Salvation Army in Need of Donations

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As the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season get into full swing, it’s easy for us to forget that …Read More

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Candle Causes Early Morning NP House Fire

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A candle is being blamed for an early morning house fire in North Platte. The North Platte Fire Department responded …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/19): Now You’ve Done It

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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-Weekend

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Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 13. …Read More

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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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Columbus Man Pleads Guilty to Exposing Himself to Teens

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska man has pleaded guilty to exposing himself to two 17-year-old girls at a …Read More

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Iowa Senate Candidate Faces Charges in Nebraska

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GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A Libertarian candidate running for the Iowa Senate seat vacated by U.S. Senator-elect Joni Ernst faces …Read More

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Nebraska Man Sentenced to Prison for 2011 Shooting Death

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PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — A Columbus man has been sentenced to 10 to 14 years in prison for the shooting …Read More

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Fremont Man Charged in Sept. 11 Crash Death

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County prosecutor has charged a Fremont man with misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide for a …Read More

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2 Lincoln Nonprofits to Open Health Clinic

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two Lincoln nonprofit health providers are planning to combine their operations to form a medical clinic …Read More

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Omaha Board Prepping for Potential Charter School Bills

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools board is considering a resolution to show support for the concept of …Read More

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Lincoln Woman Gets Probation for Embezzlement from Family Business

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln woman has been given probation for stealing money from employees at her family restoration …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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Selig to Become Baseball Commissioner Emeritus Next Month

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NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month. …Read More

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Sinclair Named Preseason All-American

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Lincoln – Nebraska senior pitcher Chance Sinclair was named a third-team Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American on Friday morning, announced by Collegiate Baseball. The …Read More

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Boy Sends $1 Allowance to Help Save UAB Football

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DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the football program at the University of Alabama at …Read More

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Comeau leads Penguins over Avalanche 1-0 in OT

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Comeau scored with 2:36 left in overtime to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Colorado Avalanche …Read More

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Huskers Announce Team Award Winners

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Senior I-back Ameer Abdullah led the way in team awards announced on Thursday. Abdullah was named the overall Team Most Valuable Player for …Read More

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Huskers Close Non-Conference Play with Big South Champs

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The No. 12 Nebraska women’s basketball team returns home for another clash with postseason-caliber competition when the Huskers play host …Read More

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Kris Medlen and Royals Agree to $8.5 Million, 2-Year Deal

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the …Read More

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NCAA Executive Backs Athlete Image Compensation

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oliver Luck isn’t changing his position about paying college athletes for the use of their names, images …Read More

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Manning Limited at Practice with Thigh Injury

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning is over his illness but not his injury. Denver’s quarterback was limited Thursday when …Read More

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