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No Violations Found During Compliance Checks in Lincoln, Keith Counties

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There were no violations found during compliance checks conducted by the Nebraska State Patrol at 14 businesses in Lincoln and …Read More

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New Atlas Will Help Find ‘Gaps’ in Crop Production

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new mapping tool developed by the University of Nebraska and other partners could help boost …Read More

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Scottsbluff Woman Accused in Abuse of Daughter

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A Scottsbluff woman whose boyfriend is accused of beating her 3-year-old daughter has been charged with …Read More

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Toyota Adds 247K Vehicles to Airbag Recall Tally

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DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most …Read More

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NSP Recruit Camp 56 Underway

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On Monday, October 20, the 56th Recruit Class of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) began instruction. The class consists of 42 …Read More

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Message Board Project to Force Closure of I-80 Near Kearney

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A message board project will force overnight closures on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska next month. …Read More

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Health Insurance Cost Dispute Sends Patients Away

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The ongoing dispute between a major Nebraska health insurer and one of the state’s biggest medical …Read More

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Hot Sheets (10/20): Not Lookin’ Good

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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-October 20

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Clear, …Read More

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Bank Offers $100 Bonus to 200 New College Accounts

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two hundred Nebraska families that start college savings accounts this fall will receive a $100 boost. …Read More

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Colorado Seeks Ban on Most Edible Pot, Then Retreats

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado health officials want to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. …Read More

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Effort to Recall Fremont Mayor, Councilman Stalled

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A Fremont man has dropped his efforts to recall Fremont’s mayor and a council member over …Read More

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6-Year-Old’s Shooting Death at KC Store Investigated

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are vowing to find those responsible for the shooting death of a …Read More

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Lincoln Man Finishes Run from Valentine to Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has completed a nearly 200-mile run in five days from Valentine to Norfolk. …Read More

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2 People Die in Northeast Nebraska Accidents

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EMERSON, Neb. (AP) — Two people have been killed in separate rollover accidents in northeast Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol …Read More

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Official: Iowa Fugitive Apprehended in Nebraska

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa fugitive has been apprehended in northeast Nebraska’s Dakota County. Iowa prisons spokesman Fred …Read More

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Coal Train Derails, Spills Contents in Nebraska

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WACO, Neb. (AP) — BNSF Railway officials are working to determine what caused a coal train to partially derail in …Read More

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Lincoln Apartment Fire Displaces 4 People

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln firefighters say a carelessly discarded cigarette caused an apartment fire that sent a girl to …Read More

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Eastern Nebraska Pursuit Ends with Arrest

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One person is in custody following a pursuit which stemmed from domestic disturbance in Scribner. Just before 12:30 p.m., troopers responded …Read More

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Super Drunk Woman Arrested, Mistook Jail for Bar

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PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A …Read More

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Ione “Lucille” Merritt

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Ione “Lucille” Merritt, age 87 of North Platte, passed away Sunday October 19, 2014. Lucille was born on February 14, …Read More

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Theriot Earns Preseason All-America Honor

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Nebraska women’s basketball point guard Rachel Theriot was named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Team announced on Sunday, …Read More

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San Francisco Radio Stations Ban Hit Song ‘Royals’

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor …Read More

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Archie Manning Steps Away from Playoff Committee

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — Archie Manning is taking a leave of absence from the College Football Playoff selection committee, which …Read More

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This Week in Nebraska Athletics

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Mon.-Tues.  Oct. 20-21          Men’s Golf                  at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate                            Las Cruces, N.M.                         9:30 a.m. Monday        Oct. 20               Baseball                     Red/White Series Game …Read More

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Royals, Fans Bond over Improbable Postseason Run

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of …Read More

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