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Union Pacific Ordered to Reinstate Injured Worker


(AP) — Federal regulators have ordered Union Pacific to reinstate an injured Nebraska worker and pay $85,000 in damages. The …Read More

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Tyler Henry

NP Man Goes on Shopping Spree at Walmart, Forgets to Pay


A North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he went on a shopping spree at Walmart.  The problem…he …Read More

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North Platte House Fire Ruled Accidental


A fire at a North Platte home that seriously injured a man has been ruled accidental. According to North Platte …Read More

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Kyle Vogt

Body Found in Omaha Identified as Former NP Resident


A body found in an Omaha neighborhood has been identified as a man who formerly lived in North Platte. A …Read More

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Thomas "Ty" Emanuel

Reality TV Stars Get Black Ink on Their Fingers at the Lincoln County Jail


If there’s one place you don’t expect to see reality TV stars, it has got to be the Lincoln County …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/24): Buy One, Get One

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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-April 24th


Today: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as …Read More

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Scottsbluff Man Agrees to Plea Deal in High-Speed Chase


(AP) — A Scottsbluff man has agreed to a plea deal in connection to a high-speed chase last month. 23-year-old …Read More

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SW Nebraska Fire Destroys Part of Former ‘Flame’ Bar


STRATTON, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a fire destroyed part of the former Flame bar in the southwestern Nebraska community …Read More

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Governor Announces Nebraska Job-Searching App


(AP) — The state is launching a new mobile app for smartphones and tablets that will help Nebraskans search for …Read More

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Regional News

Ex-Nebraska Medical Student Loses Appeal


(AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has again dismissed an appeal by a former University of Nebraska Medical Center student …Read More

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Public Service Commission Gives Warning to Neb. Ridesharing Companies


(AP) — The Public Service Commission has sent warnings to two ridesharing companies that they need the commission’s permission to …Read More

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Iowan Who Made Bomb Threats in Nebraska Sentenced


(AP) — An Iowa man who mailed bomb threats to the FBI office in Omaha has been sentenced to time …Read More

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Omaha Man Gets Prison for Teen Sex Assaults


(AP) — A 41-year-old Omaha man who sexually assaulted a teenager has been given 30 to 35 years in prison. …Read More

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FDA Proposes Extending Its Oversight Tobacco

National News

(AP) — The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco …Read More

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Guillermo Correa

Man Charged with Killing Roommates at Houston Nursing Home

National News

(AP) — Authorities have filed a capital murder charge against a Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of …Read More

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Topeka Man Pleads Guilty to 2013 Homicide


(AP) — A Kansas man already sentenced to more than 80 years in prison in Nebraska has admitted killing one …Read More

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Report Blames Pilot for Fatal Nebraska Plane Crash


(AP) — Federal investigators blame the pilot for the crash of a small plane nearly a year ago in northeast …Read More

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Rail Safety Effort Marred by Squabbling

National News

(AP) — A series of fiery train crashes spurred a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars …Read More

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Margaret Faye Jones

Woman Gets Prison for Stealing from Lincoln Hotel


(AP) — A 60-year-old woman has been sentenced to several years in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from a …Read More

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Nebraska Signs Georgetown’s Moses Abraham Ayegba

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Moses Abraham Ayegba (EYE-eg-buh) of Georgetown has signed transfer papers to play at Nebraska for one …Read More

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10-10-09 Tri-City Storm Indiana Ice

Baer To Be Inducted In Omaha Sports Hall of Fame

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KEARNEY, Neb. – The man who brought hockey to the heartland will be enshrined in the Omaha Sports Hall of Fame Thursday night. …Read More

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NCAA Board Endorses More Power for Big Schools

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA’s board of directors endorsed a proposal Thursday giving schools in the five largest football conferences …Read More

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Royals Dominated by Kluber in 5-1 Loss to Indians

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CLEVELAND (AP) — One by one, the Royals went to the plate and came back empty. Corey Kluber had them …Read More

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Tickets on Sale Monday for July’s College HR Derby

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tickets will go on sale Monday for the fifth annual College Home Run Derby at TD …Read More

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NBA Playoff Schedule

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All Times EDT FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta 1, Indiana 1 Saturday, April 19: Atlanta 101, Indiana …Read More

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At the Movies 4/25 thru 5/1

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PLAYING FRIDAY 4/25 Screen #1 Heaven Is For Real….4:15, 7:15, 9:30 Screen #2 Rio 2D….1:00. 9:30 Rio 3D….4:00, 7:00 Screen …Read More

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