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James Lerive

Scottsbluff Man Sent to Prison on Porn Convictions


SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A Scottsbluff man convicted in a child pornography case has been sentenced to prison. Online court …Read More

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Railroads Seek One-Person Crews for Freight Trains


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When American freight trains delivered cargo after World War II, they commonly had seven people aboard …Read More

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NP Man Seriously Injured in Crash


A 51-year-old North Platte has been seriously injured in a Friday evening crash. According to Officer Rodney Brown, with the …Read More

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Nebraska Moves into Top Ten of Healthiest States in US


Nebraska has moved into the top 10 among the healthiest states in the country. In a report issued by the …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/22): Guess the Height

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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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Forecast Graphic December 22 2014

North Platte Weather-December 22


Today Cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as …Read More

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Nebraska November Jobless Rate Drops to 3.1 Percent


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for November dropped to 3.1 percent. The …Read More

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US Gas Prices Drop 25 Cents Per Gallon


CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of regular gasoline nationwide has dropped another 25 cents a gallon in the …Read More

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Gov. Dave Heineman

After 10 Years, Heineman Prepares for New Chapter


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman is preparing for a new chapter after nearly 10 years in office. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/21): The Cool Kids

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

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Regional News

Powerball Winner Again Donates to Omaha Homeless Shelter


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Hundreds of people staying at an Omaha homeless shelter were surprised Monday with an opportunity to …Read More

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Lincoln School Administrators Discuss Grief


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln Public Schools administrators are working with students on grieving properly at school. The Lincoln East …Read More

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Nebraska Nuclear Plant Back Online After Short Outage


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is back online less than a week after its main …Read More

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Kansas Says New Virus Found After Residents Death


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Health officials say a new virus has been discovered following the death of a southeast Kansas …Read More

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14 Malnourished Horses Rescued from Northeast Nebraska Farm


PETERSBURG, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Humane Society is looking for donations to help care for 14 malnourished horses rescued …Read More

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Scribner Man Fatally Injured in Fall


WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — A Scribner man has died after a fall at a construction site in northeast Nebraska. …Read More

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Woman Suspected of Starting Fire at Lincoln Home


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities suspect a Lincoln woman set fire to the home of her estranged husband. Police say …Read More

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Rebecca Robbins

Nebraskan Imprisoned for Cattle Sales Scheme


NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old northeast Nebraska woman has been sent to prison for selling cattle that didn’t belong …Read More

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1 Man Fatally Wounded, 2 Others Shot in Omaha


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one man has died after he and two other men were shot in northeast …Read More

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Officials: 22 Indicted in Multistate Dog-Fighting Ring

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say they’ve broken up a violent, multistate dog-fighting ring involving hundreds of dogs forced into brutal …Read More

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Other News

Frank E. Hultman

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Frank E. Hultman, 98 years old, of North Platte, passed away December 20, 2014 at the North Platte Care Center. …Read More

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North Platte Bulldogs Basketball

Lady Bulldogs Earn GNAC No. 2 Seed, Boys get No. 6 Seed

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The brackets for the 2014 Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference boys and girls basketball tournaments were released on Monday and the …Read More

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The Ins and Outs of the Playoff Races

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With five of the six playoff slots in the NFC and four in the AFC decided, some would think much …Read More

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Kentucky Maintains Stranglehold on Top 25

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The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 21, …Read More

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New York Giants Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. with a one-hand catch against the Dallas Cowboys on Nov. 23.

2014 Provides Plenty of Eye Candy for Sports Fans

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Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye …Read More

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Alexa Hopping

Hopping Named New NPCC Volleyball Coach

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Kevin O’Connor, North Platte Community College Men’s Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Director has announced the hiring of Alexa Hopping, …Read More

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Kansas Mulling Response to Legal Pot in Colorado

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas hasn’t decided whether to join a lawsuit filed by other states against Colorado over its …Read More

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Florence Flannigan

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Florence Flannigan, 101 years, of Aurora, CO, formerly of Sutherland, NE, passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014, in Colorado. Florence …Read More

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