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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of April 20)

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Terell Westley Bruce, 25, Des Moines, IA and Ashley Mae Merritt, 24, Des Moines IA   Hogan Jerome Mallory, 25, …Read More

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Diet Pepsi Dropping Aspartame on Customer Concerns

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NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo says it’s dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it …Read More

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Sidney Woman Accused of Threatening Drug Witness Takes Plea Deal

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SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A 33-year-old Sidney woman accused of threatening a drug case witness outside the Cheyenne County Courthouse …Read More

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Agency Wants to Put Monitoring Well Near Nebraska Wastewater Well

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A regional agency that protects groundwater intends to install a monitoring well near a newly approved …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/24): No Sitting Fee, Free Prints

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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: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South southwest wind 6 to 8 …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Approve Limits on Juvenile Restraints

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska children would not wear handcuffs or leg irons in court unless absolutely necessary under a …Read More

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Nebraska Court: Food Stamp Recipients Entitled to Local Hearing

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says food stamp recipients are entitled to a face-to-face meeting in their …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Higher Sex Trafficking Penalties

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Convicted sex traffickers would face harsher punishment under a bill that cleared first-round debate in the …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/23): This Didn’t Have to Happen

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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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Missing Sisters from Nebraska, Oklahoma Found in Michigan

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CRISP POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan have been …Read More

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Nemaha County Commissioner Apologizes for Racial Slur

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AUBURN, Neb. (AP) — A Nemaha County commissioner is defending his colleague who publicly apologized for using a racial slur …Read More

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Iowa Teen Accused of Setting Same House on Fire 3 Times

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MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa (AP) — Police have arrested an Iowa teen accused of setting the same vacant house on fire …Read More

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Hastings Teacher Arrested in Student Sex Case Identified

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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A Hastings High School teacher has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a student. 38-year-old Johnathan …Read More

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Lincoln Officials Deluged with Overdoses of Synthetic Pot

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Emergency workers have been swamped with overdoses of synthetic marijuana in Lincoln. Lincoln Fire and Rescue …Read More

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11-Year-Old Boy in Custody After Gun Goes Off in Class

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 11-year-old is in custody after accidentally firing a stolen handgun at a Las Vegas school. …Read More

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Huge Magma Chamber Spied Under Yellowstone Supervolcano

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone …Read More

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Hastings Teacher Accused of Improper Relationship with Student

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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A Hastings high school teacher is accused of having an improper relationship with a student. Superintendent …Read More

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Police: Fremont 8-Year-Old Fatally Injured When TV Fell on Her Head

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old girl who was involved in a Fremont collision had been fatally injured …Read More

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Driver Shot in Colorado; Police Probe 3 Similar Incidents

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WINDSOR, Colo. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine if a shooting on Interstate 25 about 60 miles north of …Read More

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Royals-White Sox Suspended by Rain after 8 Innings

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CHICAGO (AP) — Friday night’s game between Kansas City and Chicago has been suspended by rain with the Royals and …Read More

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Ynoa, Butler send Rockies to 6-4 Win over Giants

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DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Rafael Ynoa snapped a sixth-inning tie with an RBI double, Eddie Butler was backed by stellar …Read More

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Berger Scores Twice, Gives Tri-City 1-0 Series Lead

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KEARNEY, Neb. – Chase Berger scored his first two USHL playoff goals and led the Tri-City Storm to a 4-2 …Read More

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First Nationals Hall of Fame Inductees Announced with Schedule for the Hall of Fame Weekend

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North Platte American Legion Baseball has had a long and distinguished run in North Platte, with the program officially starting …Read More

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Peyton Manning Donating $3 Million to Tennessee

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is donating $3 million to Tennessee to benefit the Volunteers’ football …Read More

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NPCC Knights Softball Advances to Region IX Championship Game

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The North Platte Community College Knights advance to the championship game of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region IX …Read More

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Yost Insists Royals Not to Blame for String of Fights

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CHICAGO (AP) — Manager Ned Yost insists his Kansas City Royals are not to blame for a string of fights …Read More

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Royals Promote Finnegan from Minors

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have recalled left-hander Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas. Finnegan was the 17th …Read More

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Alma’s David Ehrke Will Sing National Anthem at State Games of America

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LINCOLN, Neb. (April 23, 2015) — At first, David Ehrke didn’t even know he was entered in a competition to …Read More

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SAVE THESE DATES!!

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Doris J. Paul Kramer

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Doris J. Paul Kramer, age 85 of Stapleton, and formerly of North Platte, passed away April 23, 2015 at Great …Read More

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Chiefs’ Dorsey Still Speaking with Houston’s Representatives

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey says he’s spoken to representatives of All-Pro linebacker …Read More

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Nebraska National Anthem Try-Outs – May 6 & 9

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The Nebraska Athletic Marketing department is holding National Anthem tryouts for individual singers, groups, and instrumental ensembles on Wednesday, May 6 …Read More

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Huskers Set for Showcase in Grand Island

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The Nebraska volleyball team plays its only official match of the spring when it takes on Kansas State in Grand …Read More

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