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United Way of Midlands CEO Hospitalized

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United Way of the Midlands says its CEO has been hospitalized with a serious heart …Read More

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Box Butte County Public Defender to Be Prosecutor

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ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — Box Butte County’s public defender has resigned to become the top prosecutor in neighboring Scotts Bluff …Read More

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Federal Agency Approves Nebraska Airport Grant

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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has given its final approval to a nearly $8 million grant for …Read More

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Nebraska Allocates $187,000 to Fire Departments

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Forest Service has allocated $187,000 in federal grants for volunteer fire departments. The service …Read More

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Nebraska Education Officials Scrap Test Scores

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems. …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Attempting to Steal Over $500 Worth of Goods from Walmart

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A 21-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly attempted to steal goods from Walmart. At …Read More

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Welfare Check Leads to Tense Moments in NP Neighborhood

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A North Platte man has been hospitalized for evaluation following a welfare check gone bad Tuesday afternoon. At around 3:45 …Read More

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Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff Gets Clean Survey

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Western Nebraska Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff recently received its fifth deficiency-free survey from the U.S. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (7/23): This Calls for a Spanking

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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-July 23

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Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a …Read More

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2 Men Arrested, Charged in Omaha Shooting Death

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two men have been charged in arrest warrants in the weekend shooting death of an Omaha …Read More

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Man Asked to Leave Southwest Flight Over Tweet

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver …Read More

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Columbus Man Pleads No Contest to Standoff Charges

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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 58-year-old Columbus man has pleaded no contest to charges he stabbed his wife and initiated …Read More

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Michael Jackson’s Hometown to Name School for Him

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GARY, Ind. (AP) — Plans are in the works to name a school in Michael Jackson’s Indiana hometown for the …Read More

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Omaha, Man Settle Excessive Force Lawsuit

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has signed off on a $100,000 settlement the city of Omaha will pay to …Read More

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Work on I-80 Lincoln Interchange Set to Begin

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Work is scheduled to begin next week on Interstate 80 in northwest Lincoln. The project includes …Read More

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Nebraska Researchers Get $10M to Study Infections

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a $10 million grant to study …Read More

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Police Say Principal Caught Taking Drugs to Prison

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle …Read More

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Banners on Omaha Grain Elevator Silos Now Gone

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gone is the familiar sight of banners plastered on the side of towering grain elevator silos …Read More

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Amanda Asche

Nebraska Man Gets 20-Year Sentence in Fatal Wreck

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CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to two decades in prison for causing a fatal …Read More

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Hall of Famer Jim Brown Sues Over ’64 Title Ring

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown is running out of time to retrieve his 1964 …Read More

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Royals Beat White Sox 2-1 with Run in 9th

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CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning when White Sox catcher …Read More

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Royals’ Hosmer Leaves Game with Hand Injury

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CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was removed from Wednesday’s game with the Chicago White Sox …Read More

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AP Source: Chiefs, Charles Reach 2-Year Deal

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Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has reached a two-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. A person familiar …Read More

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Rockies Snap 7-Game Skid, Beat National 6-4

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DENVER (AP) — Jorge De La Rosa struck out a season-high 11 as he pitched efficiently into the eighth inning …Read More

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NCAA Infractions Chair Responds to ‘Cheating Pays’

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — The chairman of the NCAA’s infractions committee says a number of factors could be the cause …Read More

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Plans for National Soccer Training Center Unveiled

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City announced plans to build a $75 million National Training …Read More

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Oklahoma State Preparing Early for Winston

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State is already hard at work trying to figure out how to slow down Jameis …Read More

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NFL Suspends Jaguars Sanders for 4 Games

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The NFL has suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Ace Sanders without pay for the first four games …Read More

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Jerry Jones: Garrett Not Coaching for Job

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OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Jerry Jones doesn’t like to repeat his good sound bites, so he found a new way …Read More

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Prosecutor: Eastern Michigan Player Killed for iPhone, Wallet

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor says Eastern Michigan University wide receiver Demarius Reed was killed “for an iPhone …Read More

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Maverick’s Felton Pleads Guilty in NYC Gun Case

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NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton has pleaded guilty in his New York gun case. He …Read More

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