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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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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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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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Pack of Thieves Caught Breaking Into NP Home

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A group of North Platte residents are facing multiple felony charges after police caught them red-handed breaking into a home. …Read More

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5 Dawson County Businesses Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minor

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On Friday, Sept. 12, Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) conducted compliance checks at 14 retail outlets in Dawson County. During the …Read More

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Hot Sheets (9/15): Find the Common Denominator

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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 15

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Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. North northeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming east …Read More

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Kids’ Poisonings Linked to Anti-Addiction Medication

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CHICAGO (AP) — A federal study says an anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation’s heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics …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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Police: Person Critically Hurt in Omaha Shooting

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a person has been critically injured in a shooting in north Omaha. The shooting …Read More

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Apple: 33 Million Have Accessed U2 Album

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2′s free album. The company issued …Read More

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Crews Work on Sinkhole, Water Main Break in Omaha

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — City officials are working on a busy intersection in downtown Omaha affected by a sinkhole and …Read More

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4 Students Hurt, At Least 1 Seriously in High School Lab Fire

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DENVER (AP) — Authorities say four students suffered burns and at least one had serious injuries from a fire in …Read More

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Deaths in Storm Drains Raise Safety Issue

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The death of an Iowa teenager who was sucked into a storm drain during flash …Read More

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Nebraska Man Pleads No Contest in Fatal Wreck

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man charged in a drunken-driving crash that killed his fiancee has pleaded no …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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SEC with 5 Teams in Top 10 of AP Poll, Nebraska Back In

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South Carolina’s win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, …Read More

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Neb’s Armstrong will Measure Himself against Miami

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. will find out how good he is when he faces Miami …Read More

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Bob M. Miller

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Bob M. Miller, age 82, of North Platte, died September 13, 2014 at his home. He was born on September …Read More

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Bethel Ann Duling

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Bethel Ann Duling, 64, of North Platte, NE, died Sunday, September 14, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Cozad, …Read More

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James Louis Maciejewski

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James Louis Maciejewski was born September 19, 1928, at Ashton, NE to Louis and Mary Maciejewski and grew up on …Read More

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David L Houchin

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David L Houchin, 69 of North Platte passed away September, 13 2014. He was born on May 4, 1945 to …Read More

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