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USDA: Nebraska Winter Wheat Planting Near Average

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says below-normal temperatures, rain in the east and light snow in …Read More

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National Gay Rights Group Forms Nebraska Chapter

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A national civil rights group says it’s increasing its advocacy efforts for lesbian, gay, bisexual and …Read More

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Lincoln’s NU Campus Has Boosted Retention

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ensuring new students return for their second year is one of the keys to helping the …Read More

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Different Man Accused in Gering Girl’s Slaying

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GERING, Neb. (AP) — Motions filed for a man accused in the death of a 2-year-old western Nebraska girl say …Read More

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Hot Sheets (9/16): Buzzkill

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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-September 16

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Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Tonight: Areas of fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly …Read More

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Governor: Don’t Forget Pets in Emergency Planning

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s governor and first lady are urging residents to create a plan for their pets when …Read More

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Heineman: Picking New Lt. Governor Will Take Weeks

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he will appoint a new lieutenant governor even though he only …Read More

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Isaiah Coffman

Fight Between NP Mom, Son Leads to Charges

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A North Platte mom and her son have been charged with assault following a disturbance Saturday afternoon. At around 1:58 …Read More

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Nicholas Richardson

Transient Arrested After Threats with BB Gun

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A 25-year-old man is in jail on a felony charge after he allegedly threatened a transient couple with a gun. …Read More

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Regional News
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Beatrice Man Makes Deal in Sex Assault of Boy, 9

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BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A November sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a Beatrice man convicted of raping a 9-year-old …Read More

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Pope to Focus on Grandparents After Newlyweds

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of …Read More

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FBI Investigates Missouri Officer’s Stun Gun Use

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun …Read More

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COPS Crew Member Killed in Omaha Will Be Remembered by the Show

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The crew member with the TV show “Cops” who was killed in Omaha last month when …Read More

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Platte County Officials Order Courthouse Air Test

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Platte County officials want to know the source of a strange smell at the courthouse and …Read More

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Nugent Holds Outdoor Youth Camp in South Dakota

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YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Rock ‘n’ roll legend Ted Nugent says he doesn’t plan to expand his outdoor camps for …Read More

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New Health Clinic Sought for Fremont Area

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A Fremont-based organization has joined forces with Good Neighbor Community Health Center in Columbus to set …Read More

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Omaha Gets $15 Million Federal Grant for Bus Line

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A nearly $15 million federal grant will help Omaha develop a new rapid bus service linking …Read More

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Bear Attack in Wyoming Kills Utah Man

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 31-year-old Utah man has died in a bear attack in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in …Read More

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2nd Trial Begins in Norfolk Stabbing Death Case

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MADISON, Neb. (AP) — A second trial has begun for a 24-year-old man accused of stabbing to death another man …Read More

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Huskers and Bluejays Set to Renew Series

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For the first time since 2011, the No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team will face Creighton in the regular season when …Read More

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AP Nebraska High School Football Rankings

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The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, …Read More

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Dodgers Ride 8-Run Inning to 11-3 Win over Rockies

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DENVER (AP) — Pinch hitter Justin Turner ignited an eight-run sixth inning with a tiebreaking two-run double, and the surging …Read More

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Phyllis Arlene Schultz

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Phyllis Arlene Schultz, 81, of North Platte, formerly of Scottsbluff, NE, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014, at Linden Court …Read More

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Dyson, Gore Score in 9th as Royals Beat White Sox

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City …Read More

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Broncos DT Austin Excused for Family Emergency

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Defensive tackle Marvin Austin has flown to North Carolina to be with his father, who was …Read More

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NFL, Union Close to Finalizing New Drug Policy

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NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players’ union are close to finalizing the drug policy changes they tentatively …Read More

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