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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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Florida-Georgia Line Tickets Go on Sale Wednesday

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Since the 2015 Florida-Georgia Line show was announced at the conclusion of the 2014 NEBRASKAland DAYS Celebration, the most asked …Read More

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Stolen Bike Leads to Meth Charge for NP Man

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A stolen bicycle has led to a meth possession charge for a North Platte man. At around 10:00 a.m., on …Read More

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Red Cross: Stay Safe When Temperatures Soar

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Dangerously hot weather is predicted for Nebraska and Iowa, and the American Red Cross reminds everyone of the steps they …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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Omaha Mayor to Propose Hiring More Police Officers

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha mayor and police chief say the city needs more law enforcement officers. Mayor Jean …Read More

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Police: Nebraska Man Dies in Late-Night Shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating a fatal shooting of a man. The department identified the man as …Read More

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Missouri Mom, Daughter Fatally Injured in Nebraska

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SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri woman and her 11-year-old daughter have been fatally injured in a southeast …Read More

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Florida Town Stunned by News of Police KKK Ties

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FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) — Residents of a small, central Florida town say they’re shocked and disgusted by the recent …Read More

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Lincoln Woman Dies After Motorcycle Crash

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police are investigating a crash that killed a 21-year-old woman when the motorcycle she was …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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Big Papi Passes Yaz with 453rd Career Home Run

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TORONTO (AP) — Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball’s career home run chart. …Read More

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Eagles Player Charged with Shoving Arizona Officer

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A Philadelphia Eagles player is facing charges in Arizona after authorities say he pushed a police …Read More

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Steven P. Gastineau

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Steven P. Gastineau, 50, of North Platte, NE passed away July 20, 2014 at his sisters, Peggy’s home among his …Read More

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Gregory ‘Kent’ Hothan, 63, of Placitas, NM, formerly of North Platte, NE, passed away at his home Friday, July 11, …Read More

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