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Nebraska High Court: Made Up Name Not Criminal Impersonation

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a split decision, the Nebraska Supreme Court has determined that simply giving police a made-up …Read More

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Bipartisan Team Seeks Changes for Nebraska Redistricting

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bipartisan team in the Legislature is trying to reform Nebraska’s politically charged process of approving …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of Feb. 23)

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Rusty William Foster, 20, North Platte and Delta Dawna Elsasser, 18, Hershey   Robert Daniel Woodward, 42, North Platte and …Read More

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Alcohol, Marijuana Use Suspected in Crash West of NP

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A North Platte man is in a Kearney hospital following a crash on Thursday. At around 2:04 a.m., deputies with …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Stealing $1,000 Worth of Items from Walmart

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A 21-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly stole items from Walmart. At around 11:04 …Read More

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Gov. Rickets Signs Nebraska Veterans’ Bill Despite Concerns

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill to extend educational benefits to veterans and their spouses, …Read More

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Nebraska Nurse Practitioner Bill Wins Legislative Approval

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a bill designed to give nurse practitioners more independence. Senators voted 46-0 …Read More

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Senators Confirm Frakes as New Nebraska Corrections Director

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have confirmed Scott Frakes as the new director of Nebraska’s embattled corrections department. Senators on …Read More

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Hot Sheets (2/27): Survey Says…More Pills, More Powder

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

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North Platte Weather-Weekend

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Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -18. South southeast wind 6 to …Read More

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Miss America Organization President is Stepping Down

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The president of the Miss America Organization is stepping down after nearly two years at …Read More

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Family Sues Omaha School District After Daughter’s Assault

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BELVEDERE, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha family is suing the school district after they say that their 8-year-old daughter was …Read More

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Lincoln Judge Gives Kansas Man 9 Years for Elderly Scam

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln judge has sentenced a Kansas man to nine years in prison for a scam …Read More

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Nebraska Man Arrested After Calling 911 About Cell Troubles

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BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been arrested on eight charges after he called 911 complaining that he …Read More

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Fire Official: Flames Destroyed Eastern Nebraska Farmhouse

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NEHAWKA, Neb. (AP) — A fire official says a fire destroyed a three-story farmhouse in eastern Nebraska. The Nehawka Volunteer …Read More

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CNH Announces More Layoffs at Grand Island Plant

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A farm implement plant in Grand Island will be eliminating the jobs of 136 more …Read More

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Ex-Sheriff’s Office Employee Drops Lawsuit Against Merrick County

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CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — Court records say a woman acquitted of theft has dropped a lawsuit she filed against …Read More

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Walthill Man Gets 3 Years for Punching Girlfriend

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WALTHILL, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska man has been sentenced to more than 3 years in prison for punching …Read More

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About 125 Workers Losing Jobs with Closure of Nebraska Plant

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WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — About 125 workers have been told they’ll be losing their jobs when a meat plant …Read More

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Nebraska City Mayor Resigns with Blast at City Council

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NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — The mayor of Nebraska City has resigned, saying he’d been undermined by some members of …Read More

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Favors has 21 Points, 10 Rebounds for Jazz in Win over Nuggets

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DENVER (AP) — Derrick Favors had 21 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, Trey Burke came off the bench to …Read More

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Nebraska Baseball Time Changes This Weekend

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Los Angeles – Loyola Marymount announced on Friday morning that the times for final two games of this weekend’s baseball …Read More

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Twyla Mae Shadonix

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Twyla Mae Shadonix, age 90 formerly of Arnold, passed away at the Callaway Good Life Center on Thursday February 26, …Read More

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Irene Antoinette Romero Pending Notice

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Irene Antoinette Romero, age 71 of North Platte, passed away Friday February 27, 2015. Cremation was chosen and services will …Read More

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Eddie R. Swendener Memorial Service

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Eddie R. Swendener, 67, of Mullen, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 at his home in Mullen Memorial Service will be …Read More

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Huskers Hope to Send Seniors Off Sunday with Win Over Buckeyes

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team closes its 2014-15 home schedule by sending off the most successful senior class in school …Read More

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Buffalo Engineers Seek to Build Better NFL Schedule

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two industrial engineering students at the University at Buffalo have been working on a new NFL …Read More

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Nine Huskers in RPI, Coaches Panel Rankings

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Nine Husker wrestlers earned spots in this week’s RPI Rankings and Coaches Panel Rankings. The NCAA also announced its qualifier …Read More

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