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Union Pacific Makes Mobile Classroom Out of Boxcar

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific has converted a boxcar into a mobile classroom that it will use to help …Read More

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North Platte Weather-Weekend

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TodayCloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 46. East northeast wind 6 to 14 mph becoming …Read More

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Hot Sheets (10/31): Ruh Roh Raggy

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  Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets   This information is not criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped …Read More

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Judge: Nebraska Inmates Not Entitled to Minimum Wage

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Nebraska prisoner who argued that he should …Read More

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NPPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

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By Officer Rodney Brown-NPPD Public Information Officer The North Platte Police Department would like remind those heading out on Halloween …Read More

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Wind Farm Project Dedicated in Broken Bow

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BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — Central Nebraska officials have dedicated a new wind farm project near Broken Bow. The Broken …Read More

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Nebraska Students to Be Awarded Scholarships

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg and First National Bank of Omaha will present scholarships to winners …Read More

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Nebraska Makes it Easier to Monitor Drivers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is making it easier for companies to monitor the driving records of employees who drive …Read More

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Governor Hopefuls Say Vets Home Decision Stands

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s candidates for governor say they won’t interfere with a decision to build the new Central …Read More

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Kenneth Valentine

NP Man Charged with Felony Assault, Child Abuse

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A 27-year-old North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a couple. At around 8:45 p.m., on Wednesday, …Read More

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Columbus Man Pleads Guilty to 2011 Shooting

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PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — A Columbus man accused of killing a Norfolk teenager in 2011 has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. …Read More

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Omaha Tyson Foods Worker Injured in Early-Morning Accident

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A worker at a Tyson Foods building in Omaha was injured in an early-morning accident. Omaha …Read More

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Nebraska Stops Yield Nearly $560 in Suspected Drug Money

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska sheriff says deputies have seized nearly $560,000 in suspected drug money in recent traffic …Read More

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Wisconsin Studies Music and Memory Program

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UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is leading a new study on whether music can help dementia …Read More

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Former Employee Sues Merrick County Sheriff

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CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former office manager at a Nebraska county sheriff’s office is suing the sheriff after …Read More

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Cemetery Near Beatrice to Be Privately Operated

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BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A small pioneer cemetery near Beatrice will be reopened and privately run under a new Nebraska …Read More

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Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine with Bike Ride

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — All but daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse …Read More

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Official: At Least 2 Dead in Kansas Airport Crash

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power …Read More

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Lincoln Police Arrest 3 in Connection to Shooting

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Lincoln have arrested three men in connection to the August shooting death of a …Read More

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Halloween Cancelled as Manhunt Continues for Suspected Cop Killer

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — There won’t be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for suspect …Read More

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MacKinnon Scores Twice, Avs Beat Islanders 5-0

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DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon scored his first two goals of the season and Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for …Read More

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NPCC Athletics in Action This Weekend

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North Platte – The North Platte Community College athletic programs are in action with three different sports this weekend. The …Read More

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Registration Open for 2015 State Games of America

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LINCOLN, Neb. (October 30, 2014) — Amateur athletes and teams from Nebraska are eligible to enter the 2015 State Games of America (SGA) …Read More

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Pelini Praises D-Line Heading into Purdue Game

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Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini said the Huskers “had a good week of practice” after Thursday’s 45-minute walkthrough …Read More

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Nielsen: 23.5 Million saw Game 7 of World Series

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NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 23.5 million people watched the San Francisco Giants’ 3-2 win over the Kansas City …Read More

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Sandoval, Shields among 121 Free Agents

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NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball’s business season began Thursday when 121 players become free agents, a group that includes Pablo …Read More

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NCAA Starts to Establish Governance Structure

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Board of Directors is asking school leaders to present a more diverse list of potential …Read More

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Royals Look Toward Next Season after Dream Run

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of …Read More

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Lady Huskers Open Season at No. 16 in AP Poll

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team opens the 2014-15 campaign with a No. 16 ranking in the Associated Press Preseason Top …Read More

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Royals Send Hendricks back to Blue Jays in Trade

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals have acquired minor league catcher Santiago Nessy from the Toronto Blue Jays for …Read More

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Green, Kokesh Open Season at NWCA Classic

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Match Day: NWCA All-Star Classic Date: Saturday, Nov. 1 Time: 6 p.m. CT Location: The Palestra (Philadelphia, Pa.) Video Streaming: Flowrestling.org (subscription required) Live Stats: TrackWrestling.com …Read More

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Police: 40 Arrested During Giants Celebrations

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say they made 40 arrests, most for public drunkenness, during the celebrations that …Read More

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Husker Wrestling Hosts Intrasquad on Friday

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Match Day: Nebraska Coaches Clinic/Intrasquad Date: Friday, Oct. 31 Time: 5 p.m. CT Location: Devaney Center (Lincoln, Neb.) The Nebraska wrestling team will hold …Read More

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