Nebraska Lawmakers Seek Support for Medical Marijuana Bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers say friends and family members who suffered from chronic illnesses have convinced them that Nebraska …Read More

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Nebraska Bills Could Help Overturn Wrongful Convictions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Wrongly convicted Nebraska prisoners could have more chances to demonstrate their innocence under two bills presented …Read More

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Heavy Snowfall Expected in Iowa Over the Weekend

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two storm systems merging over the Midwest this weekend are expected to produce significant snowfall …Read More

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Officials: Lancaster County Measles Case Deemed False Alarm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health officials say a case of measles in Lancaster County has turned out to be a …Read More

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Braves Deal RHP David Hale to Rockies in 4-Player Trade

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have traded right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for minor-league …Read More

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Peyton Manning Still Considering his Future with Broncos

PHOENIX (AP) — Peyton Manning is still mulling his future in the NFL. At a breakfast Friday to receive the …Read More

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Dakota McDonald

Man Charged in Death of Fremont Boy Found Outside in Frigid Weather

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Omaha man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Fremont teenager …Read More

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Flu Hospitalizations of Elderly Reach Record High, CDC Says

NEW YORK (AP) — Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are …Read More

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On Super Bowl Sunday, Veggies are Most Popular Food

CHICAGO (AP) — While the gladiators of the NFL are clashing in Phoenix at the Super Bowl, the titans of …Read More

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Cynthia Anderson

Woman Accused in Grand Island Puppy Drowning Arrested on Florida Theft Warrant

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Florida woman accused of drowning a puppy at a Nebraska airport has been arrested …Read More

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Gallup Migrating Away from Phones in Favor of Online Polling

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gallup has long been known for phone polling, but the company is migrating away from that …Read More

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2 Arrested in Nebraska Panhandle Counterfeiting Probe

DALTON, Neb. (AP) — Two people have been arrested as authorities investigate the passing of counterfeit money in the Nebraska …Read More

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Randolph’s Double-Double leads Grizzlies over Nuggets, 99-69

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are winning by bigger margins lately because they have returned to locking down …Read More

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No. 15 Nebraska Women hold off Illinois, 59-57

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tear’a Laudermill scored 16 points and Natalie Romeo hit a late 3-pointer to help No. 15 …Read More

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NBA All-Star Game 2015 New York Brooklyn

3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star Reserves

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague have been picked as reserves for the Eastern Conference …Read More

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NE Legislature

Renters Could Benefit from Nebraska Property Tax Measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Renters and some homeowners could end up saving money under a proposed income tax credit in …Read More

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Omaha Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder in Party Slaying

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been convicted of first-degree murder in connection to a shooting death at …Read More

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Mikael Loyd

Omaha Man Pleads No Contest in Girlfriend’s Death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder charges for strangling his girlfriend and …Read More

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Nebraska Plant Giving Away Tons of Rotten Beets

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Western Sugar Cooperative officials say the co-op must dispose of 10,000 tons of rotten sugar beets …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Nebraska Governor, Ag Director Announce Annual Ag Conference

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An annual state agriculture conference is expected to focus on helping small and mid-sized Nebraska farmers …Read More

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No Injuries Reported in 2 Fires at High School in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials have canceled classes for the rest of the day after two fires were set at …Read More

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Nebraska Marriage Fee Proposal Still Waiting for a Vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to raise the cost of marriage licenses issued by Nebraska counties has yet to …Read More

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Vincent Hicks

Man Accused in 5-Year-Old Omaha Girl’s Death Takes Plea Deal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 21-year-old man accused in the shooting death of a 5-year-old Omaha girl has taken a …Read More

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2nd Measles Case Confirmed in Eastern Nebraska

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed a second case of measles in a child residing in eastern Nebraska. …Read More

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