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NP Woman, 58, Arrested Following Standoff at Buffalo Bill Manor

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Charges are pending against a 58-year-old North Platte woman following a short standoff at a North Platte apartment complex. At …Read More

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Fire Blackens More Than 42 Square Miles in Arthur, Keith, McPherson Counties

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ARTHUR, Neb. (AP) — A wildfire blamed on lightning has blackened more than 42 square miles of grassland and farmland …Read More

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NP Man, Female Juvenile Accused of Breaking Into Vehicles at NPCC

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A North Platte man and a 17-year-old female are facing felony charges after they allegedly broke into multiple vehicles parked …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/30): I Beg to Differ

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

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North Platte Weather-March 30

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph in …Read More

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Police Ramp Up Rail-Crossing Citations After Recent Crashes

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VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — Police departments nationwide are being asked to issue more tickets for violations at railroad crossings because …Read More

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Repairs to Harlan County Dam’s Corroded Gates to Begin Soon

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Repairs will begin soon on the hard-to-move gates at the Harlan County Dam in south-central Nebraska. …Read More

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Colorado Attorney General Worried Over Legal Pot Lawsuit

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado’s attorney general says the Nebraska and Oklahoma lawsuit that asks the U.S. Supreme court …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Still Sorting Property Tax Options

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With the session more than half finished, Nebraska lawmakers are still sorting through ways to lower …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/29): We’re Going to Have to Call Your Parents

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

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Omaha Police Release Name of Stabbing Victim, Suspect

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have released the name of a man who was fatally stabbed in a boardinghouse. …Read More

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2 Iowa Farmers Hospitalized in Omaha Following HazMat Incident

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HARLAN, Iowa (AP) — A hazardous materials incident at Farm Service Co-op in western Iowa has injured two workers, who …Read More

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Person Being Watched for Ebola Hospitalized with Heart Issue

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of the five American aid workers being monitored in Nebraska for exposure to Ebola has …Read More

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Driver Runs Over Woman in Omaha Grocery Store Parking Lot

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 47-year-old woman who was lying down in an Omaha grocery store parking lot was critically …Read More

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Couple Sues Nebraska Agency Over Adoption of Troubled Boy

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A military couple is suing the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, accusing the agency …Read More

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Former Lincoln Head Shop Owner Gets Prison for Running Synthetic Drug Ring

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The leader of a large synthetic drug-dealing business has been sentenced to 15 years in federal …Read More

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Lincoln Man Gets Prison for Stealing Car, Running Over Owner with It

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has been sentenced to 15 to 23 years in prison for assaulting another …Read More

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Man Killed in Fiery Crash Near South Sioux City

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SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — Officials are still trying to identify a man killed in a fiery head-on crash …Read More

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Lincoln Woman Gets Probation for Leaving Scene of Fatal Fall

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 35-year-old Lincoln woman has been sentenced to five years’ probation for leaving her fatally injured …Read More

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Regulators to Provide Another Update on Nebraska Nuke Plant

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators are planning another update on the performance of a Nebraska nuclear plant that was …Read More

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Bruce Oscar Freeburg

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Bruce Oscar Freeburg, 83 years, of North Platte, NE, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Centennial Park Retirement Village. …Read More

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Basketball

Kaminsky, Okafor lead 2014-15 AP All-America Team

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Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky is a unanimous selection for the 2014-15 AP All-America team while Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received …Read More

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Huskers Announce 2015 Volleyball Schedule

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Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska volleyball program has announced its 2015 season schedule. After leading the nation in attendance for the …Read More

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Susan J. Paulsen

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Susan J. Paulsen, 58, of North Platte, passed away March 26, 2015 at the North Platte Care Center. She was …Read More

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This Week in Nebraska Athletics

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Tuesday, March 31   Softball                      North Dakota State                          Bowlin Stadium             3 p.m. Tuesday, March 31   Softball                      North Dakota State                          Bowlin Stadium             …Read More

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Bob Speral

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Bob Speral, age 73, of North Platte passed away March 27, 2015 at his home. He was born August 20, …Read More

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Dewey Albert Houser

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Dewey Albert Houser, age 63 of North Platte, passed away March 27, 2015 at Great Plains Health. He was born …Read More

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Betty Joan Pearman

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Betty Joan Pearman, age 84 of North Platte, passed away Friday March 27, 2015 at Great Plains Health in North …Read More

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Nebraska-Omaha Beats RIT 4-0 to Reach Frozen Four

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday …Read More

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Final Four 2015

Three No. 1 Seeds in the Final Four

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If you liked the look of last year’s Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition. One game — Kentucky …Read More

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Get Out the Brooms, Huskers Sweep No. 16 Texas

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Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team (21-7, 3-0 Big Ten) completed a three-game sweep of the No. 16 Texas Longhorns …Read More

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Final Four 2015

Turner Says Saturday Regional Finals Highest-Rated in Decade

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NEW YORK (AP) — Turner Sports says its NCAA basketball coverage received the highest rating for Saturday regional finals in …Read More

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Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez Says He is OK after Knee Scare

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez acknowledges he was “scared” when he felt pain again in …Read More

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