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Nebraska Utilities Get More Time to Gauge Nuke Flood Risks

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have given Nebraska’s two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their …Read More

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Hot Sheets (7/22): Cause and Effect

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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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Nebraska Wheat Harvest More Than Half Done

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The recent cool, dry weather helped Nebraska farmers who are harvesting wheat. The U.S. Department of …Read More

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North Platte Weather-July 22

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 94. East wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Tonight: Mostly …Read More

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Nebraska Commission Begins Early Work on Water Issues

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s Natural Resources Commission is laying the groundwork for projects intended to preserve the state’s long-term …Read More

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Autopsy Shows Man Drowned in Nebraska Panhandle Lake

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BRIDGEPORT, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man drowned after his car ran into a Nebraska Panhandle lake. Morrill County …Read More

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Nebraska Conference to Show Ways to Handle Animals

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — One of the consultants for the movie “The Horse Whisperer” will demonstrate his techniques as part …Read More

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Alcohol Appears to Be Factor in Crash Near Wallace

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Investigators say alcohol appears to be a factor in a Friday evening crash near Wallace. According to a news release, …Read More

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NP Clerks Cited for Selling Tobacco to Minors

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Several employees at North Platte businesses have been cited for selling tobacco products to minors. On July 2, officers from …Read More

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Brady Woman Charged with Child Abuse for Leaving Young Boy Home Alone

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A Brady woman is facing a child abuse charge after a young boy was found wandering around Brady unsupervised. At …Read More

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Nebraska Troopers Plan to Reduce Alcohol Incidents

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state troopers are planning to patrol Lancaster County lakes to help reduce alcohol-related accidents. The …Read More

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Several Fire Crews Battle Southern Nebraska Blaze

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FAIRFIELD, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters from several departments have been called in to battle a blaze at a farm implement …Read More

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Death of Baby Killed by Dog Ruled an Accident

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The death of a 7-month-old Indiana boy who was attacked and killed by a dog in …Read More

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Lincoln Police Investigate Copper Wire Theft

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police say they believe four men stole copper wire valued at $26,000 from a south Lincoln …Read More

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Nebraska Universities Win Robotic Surgery Grant

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Army has provided $1.4 million for more University of Nebraska research into remote-controlled robotic …Read More

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USDA Grant Helps Rural Businesses Grow Vegetables

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LYONS, Neb. (AP) — The Center for Rural Affairs in Lyons is getting a $99,000 federal grant to provide training …Read More

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Man Shot During Lincoln Hijack Attempt

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man who tried to hijack a car in Lincoln has been shot by …Read More

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Investigators Say Overloaded Bins Caused Collapse

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal investigators say overloaded storage bins on the roof of an Omaha livestock feed manufacturer’s plant …Read More

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Parking Meter Change in Lincoln Could Cost $1M

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Installing a new credit card reading system for all parking meters in Lincoln could cost the …Read More

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Nebraska Teen Died in Rollover Crash, Patrol Says

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FULLERTON, Neb. (AP) — A 16-year-old Fullerton boy has died after being ejected from a car during a rollover crash …Read More

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Lorene ‘Babe’ Barton

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Lorene ‘Babe’ Barton, 83, of North Platte, NE, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at the North Platte Care Center. Lorene …Read More

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Thumb Surgery Set for Creighton’s Austin Chatman

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton point guard Austin Chatman will have surgery to repair a ligament in his right thumb …Read More

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LSU Freshman Tackle Injured Punching Glass

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU freshman defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao might not be able to play this season after …Read More

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Tour de France Heads to Pyrenees in Stage 16

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CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali is in the yellow jersey as the Tour de France peloton set off on …Read More

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Sale Pitches White Sox Past Royals 3-1

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star break and Adam Dunn …Read More

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Desmond Lifts Nationals to 7-2 Win Over Rockies

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DENVER (AP) — Ian Desmond tied a career high with five hits, including a two-run homer, and Doug Fister threw …Read More

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Pyeongchang’s 2018 Olympic Committee Faced Audit

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has …Read More

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Broncos DB Ward Has Hearing on Assault Charge Delayed

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DENVER (AP) — A court hearing for Broncos safety T.J. Ward on charges stemming from an incident at a strip …Read More

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Season Ends for First Nationals Seniors

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The season has ended for the North Platte First Nationals following a 9-6 loss to Hastings Monday night. The First …Read More

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NFL’s Top-Selling Jersey Belongs to Manziel

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel is No. 2 on Cleveland’s depth chart but No. 1 as the NFL’s top-selling jersey. …Read More

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Big 12 Commish’s Dire Warning About Pending Change

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DALLAS (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now …Read More

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Baseball Hall of Fame Gala Cancelled

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The National Baseball Hall of Fame says next month’s gala concert featuring the Boston Pops and …Read More

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Rockies Place 1B Morneau on 15-Day DL

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DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list with a strained neck. …Read More

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Big 12 Assigns 1st Female Official

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DALLAS (AP) — The Big 12 Conference has assigned a female official to work one of its games for the …Read More

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