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Judge: Nebraska Inmates Not Entitled to Minimum Wage

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Nebraska prisoner who argued that he should …Read More

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NPPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

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By Officer Rodney Brown-NPPD Public Information Officer The North Platte Police Department would like remind those heading out on Halloween …Read More

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Wind Farm Project Dedicated in Broken Bow

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BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — Central Nebraska officials have dedicated a new wind farm project near Broken Bow. The Broken …Read More

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Nebraska Students to Be Awarded Scholarships

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg and First National Bank of Omaha will present scholarships to winners …Read More

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Nebraska Makes it Easier to Monitor Drivers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is making it easier for companies to monitor the driving records of employees who drive …Read More

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Governor Hopefuls Say Vets Home Decision Stands

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s candidates for governor say they won’t interfere with a decision to build the new Central …Read More

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NP Man Charged with Felony Assault, Child Abuse

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A 27-year-old North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a couple. At around 8:45 p.m., on Wednesday, …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Trying to Hit Man, Police Cruiser with Vehicle

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A game of chicken involving a resident and a North Platte police cruiser has landed a North Platte man in …Read More

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Hot Sheets (10/30): Is This a Rerun?

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

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North Platte Weather-October 30

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 …Read More

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Nebraska Stops Yield Nearly $560 in Suspected Drug Money

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska sheriff says deputies have seized nearly $560,000 in suspected drug money in recent traffic …Read More

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Wisconsin Studies Music and Memory Program

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UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is leading a new study on whether music can help dementia …Read More

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Former Employee Sues Merrick County Sheriff

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CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former office manager at a Nebraska county sheriff’s office is suing the sheriff after …Read More

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Cemetery Near Beatrice to Be Privately Operated

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BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A small pioneer cemetery near Beatrice will be reopened and privately run under a new Nebraska …Read More

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Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine with Bike Ride

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — All but daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse …Read More

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Official: At Least 2 Dead in Kansas Airport Crash

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power …Read More

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Lincoln Police Arrest 3 in Connection to Shooting

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Lincoln have arrested three men in connection to the August shooting death of a …Read More

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Halloween Cancelled as Manhunt Continues for Suspected Cop Killer

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — There won’t be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for suspect …Read More

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Wastewater Powering Innovation Campus Heating

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln’s wastewater is helping heat and cool a building on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Innovation Campus. …Read More

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Omaha Killer Mentions Congressman in Outburst

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Convicted Omaha killer Nikko Jenkins, whose release from prison last year has been dragged into the …Read More

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Royals Look Toward Next Season after Dream Run

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of …Read More

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Lady Huskers Open Season at No. 16 in AP Poll

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team opens the 2014-15 campaign with a No. 16 ranking in the Associated Press Preseason Top …Read More

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Royals Send Hendricks back to Blue Jays in Trade

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals have acquired minor league catcher Santiago Nessy from the Toronto Blue Jays for …Read More

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Green, Kokesh Open Season at NWCA Classic

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Match Day: NWCA All-Star Classic Date: Saturday, Nov. 1 Time: 6 p.m. CT Location: The Palestra (Philadelphia, Pa.) Video Streaming: Flowrestling.org (subscription required) Live Stats: TrackWrestling.com …Read More

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Police: 40 Arrested During Giants Celebrations

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say they made 40 arrests, most for public drunkenness, during the celebrations that …Read More

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Husker Wrestling Hosts Intrasquad on Friday

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Match Day: Nebraska Coaches Clinic/Intrasquad Date: Friday, Oct. 31 Time: 5 p.m. CT Location: Devaney Center (Lincoln, Neb.) The Nebraska wrestling team will hold …Read More

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Big Ten Wrestling Opens 2014-15 Campaign This Week

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The 2014-15 Big Ten wrestling season begins this weekend, with six conference teams taking the mat. On Saturday, Nebraska …Read More

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NFL Seeks to Dismiss Ex-Players’ Painkillers Suit

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege …Read More

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