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Prof: Mental Health Services Lacking in Nebraska

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A longtime psychologist says Nebraska has dismantled important mental health services over the last decade, effectively …Read More

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Ricketts Names State Budged, Policy Directors

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts has named his top budget and policy advisers. Ricketts announced Tuesday that …Read More

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Nebraska Woman Sentenced in Soccer Club Theft

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ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska woman has been sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to repay …Read More

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Nebraska Farmers Nearly Done Harvesting Crops

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are nearly done harvesting this year’s crops after last week’s cold, dry weather. The …Read More

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Cozad Firefighters Get OK to Sit on City Council

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COZAD, Neb. (AP) — The City Council in Cozad has decided to let volunteer firefighters be elected to the council. …Read More

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Thanksgiving Travel Woes? There’s an App for That

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By JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make …Read More

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Maxwell Student Named NPCC Business Student of the Month

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Alex Gurciullo, of Maxwell, has been named Business Student of the Month for November at North Platte Community College. Gurciullo, …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/25): Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

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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-November 25

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Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. …Read More

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Nebraska Prison Employees Won’t Face Charges

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — None of the state employees who were blamed for Nebraska’s prison sentence miscalculations will face criminal …Read More

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Man Found Under Girl’s Bed in Lincoln Enters Plea

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man has pleaded no contest to a charge after he was found asleep under a …Read More

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Lincoln Woman Gets Probation in Slow-Speed Chase

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln woman has been given probation for a slow-speed chase down Interstate 80 earlier this …Read More

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Man Faces Murder Charge in Fatal Omaha Shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A detective says an argument on Facebook between two men may have led to a fatal …Read More

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Lincoln Man Convicted of Recording Employees

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Lincoln restaurant manager has been convicted of recording images of women changing clothes in …Read More

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Former Toll Booth Saved to Help Decatur Tourism

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DECATUR, Neb. (AP) — Decatur residents are hoping a former toll booth will help attract visitors to the eastern Nebraska …Read More

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2 Nebraska Boards Balk at Decision of Learning Community

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two suburban Omaha school boards have decided not to oppose or support a plan that would …Read More

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Creighton University President to Leave in January

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University President Timothy Lannon has announced that he’ll be leaving his post sooner than expected. …Read More

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St. Louis County Police Chief: Fabric of Ferguson Torn Apart

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says at least a dozen businesses are burning after …Read More

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Salmonella Outbreak in 10 States Linked to Raw Sprouts

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Raw sprouts are linked to dozens of cases of food poisoning — again. The Centers for Disease …Read More

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York Man Sentenced to Prison in Fatal 2013 Crash

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YORK, Neb. (AP) — A York man has been given five- to 10 years in prison for the crash death …Read More

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Nebraska Surges past Omaha in 80-67 Win

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Shavon Shields scored a career-high 35 points, 21 of them in the first half, to lead …Read More

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No. 23 Creighton Runs past Eastern Illinois 75-53

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Reserve Geoffrey Groselle scored a career-high 15 points, and No. 23 Creighton beat Eastern Illinois 75-53 …Read More

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NU Looking to Bounce Back at Iowa

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Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued preparations for its Big Ten West showdown with the Iowa Hawkeyes on Tuesdayafternoon, as the …Read More

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Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St Keep Playoff Rankings, Nebraska Drops Out

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The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged — Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State …Read More

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Abdullah Named Doak Walker Award Finalist

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Nebraska senior I-back Ameer Abdullah has been named one of three finalists for the Doak Walker Award, given annually to …Read More

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No. 15 Big Red Battle Bruins on Black Friday

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The No. 15 Nebraska women’s basketball team will complete a three-game non-conference swing against Pac-12 competition when the Huskers head …Read More

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AP Source: Broncos Waive McManus, Sign Barth

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the transactions says the Denver Broncos have switched kickers again, waiving …Read More

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Richard “Dick” B. Jones

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Richard “Dick” B. Jones, age 83, formerly of North Platte, passed away Tuesday November 25, 2014 in Bellevue, NE. Memorials …Read More

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Maryland, Rutgers Appear to be Good Fit in Big Ten

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — On the field and at the ticket window, Maryland and Rutgers have enjoyed a successful …Read More

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NPCC Knights to host Doane College JV

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The North Platte Community College Knights men’s basketball team will host the Doane College Junior Varsity Tigers on Sunday, November 30 at …Read More

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Bernard Dale Lehn

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Bernard Dale Lehn, age 92 of North Platte passed away at his home Monday November 24, 2014. Barney was born …Read More

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Petteway Named to Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List

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Lincoln – University of Nebraska guard Terran Petteway was honored this week, as he was named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy …Read More

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Tickets on Sale for Huskers vs. Tennessee-Martin

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Lincoln – The University of Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office announced Tuesday morning that a limited number of floor section seats are …Read More

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