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Ricketts: Nebraska Judicious in Use of Death Penalty

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is once again defending the death penalty, arguing that Nebraska officials have used …Read More

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Nebraska Endures 2nd Driest March on Record

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Weather experts say Nebraska and Iowa experienced a near-record dry March this year. Regional and national …Read More

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Nebraska DHHS to Publish ACCESSNebraska Performance Reports

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s beleaguered Department of Health and Human Services will publish public performance reports for its services …Read More

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Nebraska High School Teams to Compete for College Savings

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The winners of this year’s Personal Finance Challenge will receive thousands of dollars in college savings …Read More

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McCook Man Found Not Responsible for Choking Attack on Half Sister

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MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A McCook man has been sent to a state psychiatric hospital for evaluation after being found …Read More

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2 Charged in Burglary of North Platte Home

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A 17-year-old North Platte boy, and a 19-year-old man, are facing felony charges after a North Platte home was burglarized. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/17): A Good Ol’ Time

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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: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 60. East wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high …Read More

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Ryan Purdy, MPCC president; Sara Morris, biology instructor; Aaron McLean, chemistry instructor; Taylor Bourge; Velvet Nuzum-Neth and Jody Tomanek, area vice-president of academic affairs and NPCC pose for a picture during an Honors Convocation on Thursday at NPCC. Nuzum-Neth and Bourge each received a scholarship from the Mid-Plains Education Association.

Honors Convocation Recognizes Outstanding Students, College Employees

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Outstanding students, faculty and staff were recognized Thursday during the seventh annual Honors Convocation at North Platte Community College. Ryan …Read More

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Nebraska May Repeal Death Penalty Amid Drug Shortage

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs. A bill …Read More

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24 New HIV Cases Reported in Indiana, 130 Total

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AUSTIN, Ind. (AP) — Indiana health officials say there are two dozen new HIV cases in southeastern Indiana, bringing the …Read More

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1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Iowa Crash Involving Tractor

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man was killed and his passenger critically injured following a crash between a …Read More

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NPPD Converting Coal Plant to Use Hydrogen

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HALLAM, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Public Power District says it will be converting a unit at one of its coal-fired …Read More

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Officials: Man Convicted in Omaha Killings Mutilates Face

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Court officials say Nikko Jenkins, the man convicted of killing four people in separate attacks in …Read More

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Nebraska City Man Charged with Stealing Sheet Metal

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LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska City man accused of stealing sheet metal has been arrested. The La Vista …Read More

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Baby Shot in Head in Apparent Road Rage Incident, Police Say

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SEATTLE (AP) — Police in the Seattle suburb of Kent say a 1-year-old girl was shot in the head as …Read More

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Tim McGraw Defends Decision to Headline Sandy Hook Concert

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Connecticut concert to benefit a Sandy Hook …Read More

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Jerrold McLeod

Nebraskan No Longer Faces Life in Prison for 1998 Slaying

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 33-year-old inmate no longer faces life in prison for a 1998 Lincoln slaying. Court records …Read More

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Motorcycle-Semi Crash in North Dakota Kills Nebraska Man

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MINOT, N.D. (AP) — An 18-year-old Nebraska man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a semitrailer …Read More

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Judge: Nebraska Lawsuit Over Treatment of Boy with Autism Can Proceed

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge says a lawsuit may proceed against Lincoln Public Schools over treatment of a 12-year-old …Read More

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Maranatha Bible Camp is having a party!

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Bring your families to Cody Park in North Platte on Saturday, April 25, from 1- 6pm for games and a …Read More

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2 Minor League Baseball Teams to Test Game with 5-Pitch Rule

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CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — This isn’t your grandparents’ baseball game. Minor league teams from New York and Connecticut will …Read More

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Critic to Judge: New NCAA Head-Injury Deal as Bad as the First

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CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney says a reworked settlement with the NCAA over concussions is just as bad as the …Read More

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ESPN Suspends Reporter After Insult-Laced Video Surfaces

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — ESPN has suspended reporter Britt McHenry after a video surfaced of her insulting a towing company …Read More

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Robert W. Hunsdorf Death Notice

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Robert W. Hunsdorf, age 76 of North Platte, died April 17, 2015 at his home. Services will be held at …Read More

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Joann Elizabeth Prince

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Joann Elizabeth Prince, age 63 of North Platte passed away Wednesday April 15, 2015. Joann was born on September 9, …Read More

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SHERLOCK HOLMES!

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ANOTHER WEEKEND OF GREAT ACTING!!

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1st Place Rockies Complete Sweep of Struggling Giants

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The catch of his career one night, a three-run homer the next for Nolan Arenado, who …Read More

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Phelps Wins 100 Butterfly at 1st Meet in 8 Months

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps has won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months. The 18-time …Read More

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IOC to Launch Online Courses for Athletes, Coaches

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC is launching an online educational service for Olympians and other elite athletes and coaches. …Read More

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Maryland Wrestler Accused of Attacking Woman Gets Suspended

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A University of Maryland wrestler has been suspended after police say he attacked a woman …Read More

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US Judge Gets 1st Chance to Vet New NCAA Head-Injury Deal

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CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S judge will soon get his first chance to scrutinize a reworked deal in a class-action, …Read More

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