Nebraska Lawmakers to Debate Ban on Flying Lanterns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State senators will debate whether to outlaw small flame-powered paper air balloons in Nebraska. A legislative …Read More

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Schultz, Bachman help Oilers to 4-1 Win over Avs

DENVER (AP) — Defenseman Justin Schultz broke a second-period tie and Richard Bachman stopped 29 shots, helping the Edmonton Oilers …Read More

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Police Respond to Report of Shooting at Omaha Lake

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say someone has been shot at Standing Bear Lake in northwest Omaha. Officers responded to …Read More

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Attorney: Omaha Company Won’t Refund Customers for Vouchers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for an Omaha event planning company says customers who purchased travel vouchers from the …Read More

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Demaryius Thomas Says He’ll Skip Offseason Workouts

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Demaryius Thomas says he’ll skip the Denver Broncos’ offseason workouts until the sides agree on a …Read More

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BNSF Railroad Adds New Safety Rules for Crude Oil Trains

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — BNSF railroad has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent …Read More

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Man Decorating Family Grave Killed by Falling Headstone

THROOP, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man decorating a relative’s grave for Easter with his wife has been …Read More

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4 Journalists Arrested During Ferguson Protests Sue Police

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Four journalists arrested during last summer’s protests over the Ferguson shooting death of Michael Brown are …Read More

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Douglas County Fined for Violating Child Labor Laws

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal agency has fined Douglas County for violating child labor laws by letting four teenagers …Read More

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Creation of Lutheran High School Considered for Columbus

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Parents, community members and the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod churches in Nebraska are considering opening a …Read More

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NE Legislature

Nebraska Term-Limit Expansion Measure Wins Initial Approval

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A ballot measure that could give Nebraska lawmakers an extra four years in office has won …Read More

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Nebraska Senator Chambers’ ISIS Statement Provokes More Debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska senator’s comment comparing police to the Islamic State terrorist group is continuing to provoke …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Measure to Protect Pregnant Employees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska mothers-to-be will have better employment protection under a bill headed to a final vote in …Read More

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Nebraska Think Tank Says State Has Cut Taxes Significantly

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report by a Nebraska tax-policy think tank says the state has cut taxes significantly over …Read More

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4-Year-Old Girl Rides Philly Bus Looking for 3 a.m. Snack

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old Philadelphia girl has been returned safely to her parents after slipping out of her house …Read More

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Pastor’s Appeal of Abuse Conviction

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a Wisconsin pastor convicted of conspiracy to commit …Read More

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Lincoln Councilman Proposes Revamping Underused Audit Board

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln City Councilman Trent Fellers has proposed revamping the city’s audit advisory board by giving the …Read More

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Death of Western Nebraska College Student Ruled a Suicide

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Dawes County authorities say the death of a 19-year-old Chadron State College student was a result …Read More

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National Parks Call on Americans to ‘Find Your Park’

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places …Read More

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Woman Died After Hit-and-Run Collision, Omaha Police Say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 63-year-old woman has been killed in a hit-and-run collision in north-central Omaha. Omaha police say …Read More

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Omaha Police Release Name of Stabbing Victim, Suspect

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have released the name of a man who was fatally stabbed in a boardinghouse. …Read More

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Kaminsky, Okafor lead 2014-15 AP All-America Team

Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky is a unanimous selection for the 2014-15 AP All-America team while Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received …Read More

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Fire Blackens More Than 42 Square Miles in Arthur, Keith, McPherson Counties

ARTHUR, Neb. (AP) — A wildfire blamed on lightning has blackened more than 42 square miles of grassland and farmland …Read More

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Nebraska-Omaha Beats RIT 4-0 to Reach Frozen Four

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday …Read More

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