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Report: Wage Hike Would Increase Pay for 143K Nebraska Workers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report by a national group says nearly one in six Nebraska workers would see …Read More

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Heineman: Trade Centers in Chine, Japan Worthwhile

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says state-sponsored trade centers in China and Japan have proven their worth to …Read More

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Grand Island Shelter Reports 26-Dog Donation

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska breeder has given 26 small dogs to a Grand Island shelter. The …Read More

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Nebraska 4-Year-Old Dies in ATV Rollover

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ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Panhandle authorities say a 4-year-old girl has died in an ATV rollover. Box Butte County …Read More

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LCSO Arrests 3 in Death of Transient

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Three suspects are in custody after a body was found on the north bank of the South Platte River in …Read More

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I-80 to Be Closed Overnight at Gothenburg Sept. 29 and 30

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Interstate 80 will be closed during the overnight of hours of September 29 and 30, at the Gothenburg interchange. The …Read More

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Severe Respiratory Illness Confirmed in 12 States

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus — enterovirus …Read More

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Nebraska’s Uninsured Rate Held Stable in 2013

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and …Read More

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Hot Sheets (9/17): Am I Just Paranoid

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  Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets   This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this …Read More

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North Platte Weather-September 17

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Today: Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to …Read More

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House Passes ‘No Welfare for Weed’ Bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill that could make it a little harder for people to use …Read More

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Ex-Police Chief Gets 10 Years in Kidnap-Kill Case

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NEW YORK (AP) — The former police chief at a Massachusetts Veterans Administration medical center has been sentenced to 10 …Read More

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Colorado Teen Accused of Stealing Car, Running Over Officer

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old Colorado boy stole his parents’ car, ran over an officer’s leg …Read More

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Ebola Patient in Nebraska Regains His Appetite

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American doctor battling the Ebola virus has regained his appetite as he continues to improve …Read More

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Bellevue Woman Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Her Son

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PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A jury has found a Bellevue woman guilty of sexually assaulting her son. Jurors convicted the …Read More

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School Bus Driver Killed During Safety Drill

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say an Ohio school bus driver sacrificed her life to save a 10-year-old girl during an …Read More

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Obama: Ebola Virus ‘Spiraling Out of Control’

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ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama says the world is looking to the United States to address the deadly outbreak …Read More

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Big Cities Take Aim at Prescription Pain Killers

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the nation’s largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry …Read More

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Good Samaritan Injured in Northeast Nebraska

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NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A 57-year-old man has been injured while changing a tire for two stranded motorists in northeast …Read More

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Woman Who Made Kids Drink Bleach Pleads Insanity

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BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman accused of trying to kill her children by forcing them to drink …Read More

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Nuggets’ Hickson Suspended 5 Games by NBA

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NEW YORK (AP) — Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on …Read More

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Fifth Annual Husker Heroes Event Set for Sunday, Sept. 21, 5-6:30 p.m.

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The Husker Heroes Outreach Event is specially designed for individuals with disabilities and their families to hang out and play …Read More

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Three Huskers To Represent Team USA at World Championships

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Three former Husker volleyball players will represent Team USA at the FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship Italy 2014 …Read More

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Loren Wayne Carland, Sr.

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Loren Wayne Carland, Sr., age 75 of North Platte, passed away at his home, surrounded by family, on Monday September …Read More

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Welker Back on the Field after Suspension Lifted

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Wes Welker is practicing for the first time since Labor Day. The Denver Broncos wide receiver …Read More

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No. 16 NPCC Lady Knights Defeat EWC, Prepare for No. 3 Central

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Torrington, WY – The No. 16 North Platte Community College Lady Knights traveled to Torrington, Wyo. and took care of …Read More

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NFL, Union Agree to New Drug Policy, HGH Testing

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NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says it has reached an agreement with the players association on changes to its …Read More

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Clean-Up Demolition Derby Results

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The crashing and bashing action ignited the fans in the stands at the Second Annual ‘Clean-Up’ Demolition Derby on Sunday …Read More

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