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Severe Respiratory Illness Confirmed in 12 States

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus — enterovirus …Read More

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Nebraska’s Uninsured Rate Held Stable in 2013

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and …Read More

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Hot Sheets (9/17): Am I Just Paranoid

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North Platte Weather-September 17

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Today: Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to …Read More

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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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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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Ebola Patient in Nebraska Regains His Appetite

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American doctor battling the Ebola virus has regained his appetite as he continues to improve …Read More

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Bellevue Woman Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Her Son

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PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A jury has found a Bellevue woman guilty of sexually assaulting her son. Jurors convicted the …Read More

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School Bus Driver Killed During Safety Drill

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say an Ohio school bus driver sacrificed her life to save a 10-year-old girl during an …Read More

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Obama: Ebola Virus ‘Spiraling Out of Control’

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ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama says the world is looking to the United States to address the deadly outbreak …Read More

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Big Cities Take Aim at Prescription Pain Killers

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the nation’s largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry …Read More

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Good Samaritan Injured in Northeast Nebraska

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NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A 57-year-old man has been injured while changing a tire for two stranded motorists in northeast …Read More

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Woman Who Made Kids Drink Bleach Pleads Insanity

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BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman accused of trying to kill her children by forcing them to drink …Read More

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US Tobacco Growers Brace for Tougher Competition

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DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply …Read More

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Street Gangs Tone Down Use of Colors, Tattoos

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Law enforcement officials from coast to coast say street gangs are shying away from wearing their …Read More

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Arbitrator Says Omaha Fire Responses Too Slow

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An arbitrator has ruled that Omaha must put deploy more firefighters and medics because the city’s …Read More

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Nancy Marie Foster

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Nancy Marie Foster, 62, of North Platte passed away September 13, 2014 at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln. She was …Read More

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Rare Flop for Royals Bullpen in 7-5 Loss to WSox

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly …Read More

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Rockies End 7-Game Skid with 10-4 Win over Dodgers

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DENVER (AP) — Corey Dickerson homered, tripled and drove in four runs, Tyler Matzek pitched into the sixth inning by …Read More

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Huskers Looking to Limit Big Plays

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Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for their primetime showdown Saturday night with the Miami Hurricanes, as the Huskers conducted …Read More

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McIlroy Wins PGA Player of the Year Award

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is the Vardon Trophy winner and the PGA of America’s player of …Read More

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Arenado Out with Bruised Chest, Pneumonia

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado will be sidelined indefinitely because of a bruised chest and pneumonia. …Read More

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Three Huskers Earn Spots on Baseball America’s Top Prospects List

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Lincoln – A total of three Huskers were named to Baseball America’s Top Prospect List from across 20 summer leagues and …Read More

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BTN Announces TV Basketball Schedule

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Lincoln – A minimum of 13 men’s basketball games will air across Big Ten Network platforms this season, as BTN announced …Read More

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Anheuser-Busch ‘Disappointed’ in NFL

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Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL’s biggest sponsors, says it isn’t happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league. …Read More

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Grand Jury to Weigh Case of NASCAR’s Tony Stewart

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August …Read More

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