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Survey: US Schools Beef Up Safety Measures

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government survey finds that public schools have beefed up school security measures with safety drills and …Read More

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Study: Local Lockups Can Be More Pricey to Run Than Thought

NEW YORK (AP) — Running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought. A study released Thursday by …Read More

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Phillies stay hot with 4-2 win over Rockies; Stubbs Optioned to Albuquerque

DENVER (AP) — Rookie Severino Gonzalez pitched five solid innings, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado …Read More

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Guthrie throws 6 scoreless innings; Royals top Reds 7-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds …Read More

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Police Officer, Suspect Killed in Omaha Shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha’s police chief says an officer shot while helping serve an arrest warrant has died, as has …Read More

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Nebraska Mandatory Minimum Sentences Stuck in Place for Now

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to limit mandatory minimum sentences for crimes like robbery, assault on a police officer …Read More

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Children of Couple Accused of Killing Omaha Boy, Mother to Remain in Custody

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The children of a Nebraska couple facing charges in connection with the deaths of a woman …Read More

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Authorities Say Driver in 8-Vehicle Nebraska Crash Was Distracted

tLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a semitrailer that started an eight-vehicle crash in eastern Nebraska was …Read More

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Chadron Woman Gets Jail, Probation for Embezzlement

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A 25-year-old woman has been given jail time and probation for embezzling money when she worked …Read More

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Governor Ricketts Approves New Two-Year State Budget

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a new two-year budget that includes $408 million in state …Read More

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Better Access for Handicapped Desired for Uber, Lyft

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Lincoln residents want ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft to provide better access for …Read More

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Lincoln Driver Dies After Car Hit Pole, Flipped

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man has been killed in a car accident on the southwest side …Read More

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Local YMCA Wants to Buy Old Norfolk Auditorium for $1

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A local YMCA wants to buy the old Norfolk city auditorium, saying it needs the space …Read More

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Man Admits Omaha Bar Was Front for Prostitution Ring

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 67-year-old man has admitted running a prostitution operation out of his exotic-dance bar in Omaha. …Read More

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Teacher Suspended After Showing ‘Fifty Shades’ to Students

ROMNEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia teacher has been suspended without pay for showing part of the erotic movie …Read More

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Rural Nebraska Schoolhouse Closing After 45 Years

BURWELL, Neb. (AP) — A rural one-room schoolhouse in Nebraska is set to close after 45 years. The District 70 …Read More

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NSP Troopers Honored by MADD

(Lincoln, Neb.)- Sworn members of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) were honored during the 16thAnnual Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) …Read More

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Nebraska DB Boaz Joseph fined $300 for marijuana possession

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska reserve defensive back Boaz Joseph has been fined $300 for marijuana possession. Joseph had a …Read More

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Assault charge against former Nebraska coach dismissed

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A domestic assault charge against a former University of Nebraska football coach has been dismissed. …Read More

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Georgia Teacher Accused of Letting Students Have Sex

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area teacher has been arrested after a parent complained he allowed middle school students …Read More

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Hundley’s homer lifts Rockies to 6-5 win over Phillies

  DENVER (AP) — Nick Hundley hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia …Read More

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Ventura, 2 relievers shut out Reds, 3-0

  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas …Read More

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Egg Prices Jump as Impact of Bird Flu Begins Pinching Supply

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices have surged higher as the death of millions of hens from bird flu …Read More

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Authorities Say Hash Oil Linked to Omaha House Explosion

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say hash oil was being manufactured inside a house in Omaha shortly before a reported …Read More

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