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NP Police Nab Two Fugitives with One Traffic Stop

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Two North Platte woman have been jailed on warrants following a traffic stop. According to Officer Rodney Brown, at around …Read More

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Neb. Jobless Rate Inches Up to 3.7 Percent

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(AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to hit …Read More

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Minatare, Gering OK Dispatch Center Agreement

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(AP) — The Minatare Village Board and the Gering City Council have accepted an agreement regarding the Scotts Bluff County …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/18): Hindsight is 20/20

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

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North Platte Weather-Weekend

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 …Read More

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Hobby Lobby May Soon Be Coming to a City Near You

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We’ve heard it countless times, “North Platte needs a Hobby Lobby.” Soon, wishful thinkers may see their shopping dreams become …Read More

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March Traffic Deaths in Neb. Double Last Year’s Numbers

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Traffic deaths on Nebraska roadways in March were more than double the numbers seen in 2013. The Nebraska Department of …Read More

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Applicants Sought for Neb. Natural Resources Commission

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(AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking applicants for the new, expanded Nebraska Natural Resources Commission. A new law approved …Read More

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NSP to Consolidate Dispatch Centers

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The first phase of a three phase plan to consolidate the Nebraska State Patrol Communications (dispatch) Centers from six to …Read More

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Sarah Palin to Join Ben Sasse in Visit to NP

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Like her or love her, we’ve all heard of Sarah Palin. And North Platte residents will soon have the chance …Read More

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Driver Dies in Northern Nebraska Collision

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(AP) — A driver has died, burned beyond recognition, after his vehicle rammed into a semitrailer in northern Nebraska. The …Read More

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Man on Omaha Billboard Causes Brief Scare

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(AP) — A man has been arrested after climbing a billboard in southern Omaha with what looked like a rifle. …Read More

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Wallenda Scouts Chicago Sites for Tightrope Walk

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(AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda is in Chicago scouting possible locations for a tightrope walk between two Windy City skyscrapers …Read More

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Deputies: Man Smothered Crying Son Over Video Game

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(AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video …Read More

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Handcuffed 17-Year-Old Flees from Hastings Police

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(AP) — Officers are still searching for a 17-year-old who escaped while being picked up on a juvenile warrant in …Read More

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Salmonella Decline Found in Food Poisoning Report

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(AP) — The government’s latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop …Read More

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Former Neb. Clerk Accused of Taking Nearly $80,000

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(AP) — A former village clerk in eastern Nebraska has been accused of embezzling nearly $80,000. 69-year-old Mary C. Terry, …Read More

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Officials: Improvements at Burchard Area Complete

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(AP) — Officials say aquatic improvements at Burchard Wildlife Management Area in southeast Nebraska are complete. The Nebraska Game and …Read More

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Police: Man Ate Pot Candy, Took Pain Pills Before Shooting Wife

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(AP) — Authorities say a Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a …Read More

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Police Arrest Suspect in Kansas City-Area Shootings

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(AP) — Police have arrested a male suspect in a string of random Kansas City-area highway shootings that have wounded …Read More

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Bulldogs Soccer Splits with Columbus

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The North Platte Bulldogs soccer teams traveled to Columbus on Thursday, the girls won and boys lost. The North Platte …Read More

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NCAA Could Force Hardship Transfers to Sit 1 Year

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Student-athletes who seek transfers due to “difficult life circumstances” might have to sit out a season but gain an extra …Read More

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Become a Certified Youth Fishing Instructor in Scottsbluff

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors April 27 in Scottsbluff. The free workshop will be …Read More

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No Charges for Wrestlers in Lynching Photo

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BELVIDERE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey prosecutor says no charges will be filed against the members of a high …Read More

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Rat and Beaver Lakes Aquatic Habitat Project to Begin

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has recently installed a temporary control structure below Rat and Beaver lakes …Read More

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Franklin Morales Helps Rockies Beat Padres 3-1

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franklin Morales allowed four hits in six innings and Wilin Rosario hit a tiebreaking groundout in …Read More

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Big Game Society to Auction Elk Tag May 2

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LINCOLN – An elk tag will be auctioned off at the Nebraska Big Game Society (NBGS) banquet May 2 in Lincoln. The …Read More

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Nebraska Man Found Competent to Stand Trial for Attempted Murder of Wife

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(AP) — A 48-year-old Grand Island man has now been found competent to stand trial on charges that he tried …Read More

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Neb. Officials to Advertise Jobs Via Drive-Thru

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(AP) — Nebraska health officials are offering information about job openings to potential employees via a drive-thru method. The state …Read More

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